SFA Submission to the Public Accounts Committee on Public Procurement

An SFA delegation met with the Public Accounts Committee to discuss issues relating to small firms access to Public Procurement opportunities on Thursday, 5th March. The SFA submission argues for fundamental reform of the public procurement system, to remove the emphasis on price, set targets for SME procurement, break contracts down into lots by region and sector and improve the feedback and appeals process. You can read the full submission, with examples of specific member experiences in the document below.