Carillion: Insolvency - Question to Department for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy

Jared has asked the following 'To ask the Secretary of State for Business, Energy and Industrial Strategy, if he will make an assessment of the effect of the liquidation of Carillion on the viability of small businesses in (a) Yorkshire (b) Sheffield and (c) Sheffield Hallam constituency.'

This was asked 25/01/2018.

Andrew Griffiths responded with 'We have established a taskforce to support businesses affected by the liquidation of Carillion. The taskforce includes representatives from leading business bodies, the construction sector, unions, banks and government to advise how to mitigate impacts on the supply chain and employees. My rt. hon. Friend the Secretary of State and I have held four meetings with them so far and we have already made good progress in exchange of information and collaborations and to identify key actions that need to be taken.

The Official Receiver, who is independent of Government, is currently gathering information on this with the support of PwC special managers.'

This was received on 31/01/2018.

Jacob Millen-Bamford