Government Digital Procurement for Technology

Better use of the government's purchasing power could help to boost sectors, such as technology, likely to be affected by Brexit.

The government is set to use digital procurement to boost the UK economy in the run-up to Brexit. Whitehall’s annual £240bn spend on private sector contracts is not subject to the same EU state aid rules as subsidies, so it can be used to get funds to UK industries at risk from a Brexit effect.

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