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SSRO loses outspoken chief executive

17th October 2017 - 14:01 GMT | by Alice Budge in London


The UK's Single Source Regulations Office (SSRO) has suffered a further set back with the surprise resignation of the organisation’s outspoken chief executive.

The resignation of Marcine Waterman, who has been a vocal critic of the regulation of non-competitive defence contracts, comes amid reports of on-going tensions between the SSRO and the Ministry of Defence (MoD).

Established by Parliament to provide oversight and regulation to single source procurement, the SSRO has had a turbulent couple of years with the resignation of two chairmen within eight months in 2016.

Waterman was a prominent voice for increased transparency and scrutiny of

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