Transparency data

Defra prompt payment performance report

This report shows our performance on paying invoices promptly.

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Defra prompt payments data

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Details

Defra is committed to paying suppliers and organisations promptly.

Since 1 April 2015, we have been required to publish information on the percentage of invoices that are paid promptly.

The quarterly report shows the percentage of invoices paid within:

  • 5 days
  • 30 days

The annual report shows:

  • the percentage of invoices paid within 30 days
  • the amount of interest paid to suppliers due to late payment

Publication of this information on the internet is a requirement under regulation 113(7) of the Public Contract Regulations Act 2015.

Further information

The background to this is set out in Procurement Policy Note 05/15 on prompt payment and reporting performance

Published 11 November 2015
Last updated 26 October 2017 + full page history
  1. Quarterly update.
  2. Q1 for 2017 - 2018 update available
  3. Q4 16/17 information published.
  4. Publication of quarterly update (quarter 3 of financial year 2016/17).
  5. Updated information provided.
  6. figures for Quarter 1 2016-17 prompt payment performance published
  7. Amendments to wording under 'Detail' section of the page.
  8. Quarterly update.
  9. First published.