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Veronica Daly - Director of Commercial and Procurement Services, Houses of Parliament

 

Veronica Daly Social Value Summit speakerI lead the procurement and commercial function for both the House of Commons and House of Lords. I was responsible for creating this new shared service and transforming the previous functions.

I am the Head of Profession for Contract Management and Procurement  in Parliament. I lead a category team which includes Construction, ICT and Governance. 
 
Parliament was awarded the 'Buy Social' certification by SEUK in 2015 in recognition of our commitment to social enterprises. We have developed a Sustainable purchasing policy which facilitates the award of contracts to Social Enterprises both directly and indirectly through the supply chain. 
 
I am a Trustee for the Social Enterprise 'Bounce Back' which trains helps offenders and ex-offenders in construction skills and helps change lives through employment. I am also an adviser to the Social Enterprise 'Growth Rings' which teaches individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds skills in wood craft. 

 


 

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