Cameron vows to give more contracts to small firms

Grant Prior 12 years ago
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Prime Minister David Cameron has vowed to hand more construction contracts to small and medium sized firms.

The move is part of a war on red tape and bureaucracy as the Government pushes for economic growth in the run-up to the Budget.

Cameron said: “For over a decade in this country the enemies of enterprise have had their way. Taxing, regulating, smothering, crushing, getting in the way.

“So I can announce today that we are taking on the enemies of enterprise.

“The bureaucrats in government departments who concoct those ridiculous rules and regulations that make life impossible for small firms.

“The town hall officials who take forever to make those planning decisions that can be make or break for a business.

“The public sector procurement managers who think the answer to everything is a big contract with a big business and who shut out millions of Britain’s small and medium sized companies from a massive potential market.”

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