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Defence Procurement – A Risky Business


Sir Peter makes a point about his organization, that while the Defence Procurement Agency (DPA) has not achieved its targets, things are getting better, not worse. 

Sir Peter Spencer, Chief of Defence Procurement, might have some sympathy for the Chief Executive of the Royal Mail on his company’s recent performance. On Radio Four’s Today programme of 31 August, Adam Crozier pointed out that while the Royal Mail had failed to meet its targets, it should be judged on the fact that its performance is steadily improving. In his evidence to the House of Commons Select Committee on Defence (HCDC) on 12 May this year, Sir Peter makes a similar

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