Achieving value for money through procurement – Part 1: DFID’s approach to its supplier market

The Department for International Development (DFID) has developed a credible approach to enabling fair and open competition in its supplier market and to achieving value for money in its procurement.

Score: Green/Amber
  1. Status: Completed
  2. Published: 8 November 2017
  3. Type: Performance review
  4. Subject: Government processes and systems
  5. Assessment: Green/Amber
  6. Lead commissioner: Alison Evans

International Development Committee

Parliament’s International Development Committee (IDC), or its ICAI sub-committee, hold hearings on all ICAI reviews. The IDC hearing on DFID’s approach to its supplier market is available to watch online.

ICAI follow-up

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Published 19 April 2017

Evidence gathering


Review publication

Published 8 November 2017

Government response

Published 20 December 2017

Parliamentary scrutiny

IDC hearing 21 February 2018

ICAI follow-up

Published 23 July 2020