PracticeConsultingDTI in late pay league shame.

DTI in late pay league shame.

The Department of Trade and Industry has been revealed in its own league table as one of the worst late-payers in the government. The embarrassing discovery shows the DTI as 51st out of 57 government departments and agencies.

Small business minister Patricia Hewitt said: ‘I am disappointed at my own department’s failure. It is unacceptable the department which has responsibility for the government’s prompt payment policy should itself fail to meet the target.’

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