DFID’s use of private sector contractors Contents

Contents

Terms of Reference

Summary

1 Introduction

2 DFID’s strategy

DFID’s delivery model

Selecting a delivery channel

DFID staffing

Contractors and fragile states

Learning through contractors

3 Procurement processes

Procurement issues

Framework agreements

4 DFID suppliers and the supply chain

Market competition

Expanding the supplier base

The DFID supply chain

5 Conduct and performance of contractors

Compliance with priorities and expectations

Ensuring high-level performance of contractors

Performance incentives for contractors

6 Value for money

Profits and fees

Value for money and inclusion

Conclusions and recommendations

Annex 1: Confidential oral evidence

Annex 2: Confidential written evidence

Appendix: DFID Statement of Priorities and Expectations for DFID’s Supplier and Partner Relationships (including Suppliers; Private Sector Partners, NGOs)

Formal Minutes

Witnesses

Published written evidence

List of Reports from the Committee during the current Parliament





6 April 2017