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The UK Cabinet Office has drawn up contingency plans in the post Carillion collapse in a pilot scheme to protect public services. “Government suppliers including Capita and Serco have agreed to draw up “living wills” to ensure the continued delivery of public services in case of their collapse,” writes The Financial Times. “By ensuring contingency plans can be quickly put in place in the very rare event of supplier failure, we will be better prepared to maintain continuity of critical public services,” said cabinet minister David Lidington. The wills are part of the Cabinet Office reforms to “revolutionise government procurement.” Read more here.

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