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Procurement Strategies

Contracting authorities are required to prepare and publish their first procurement strategies by 31 December 2016. The first procurement strategy must cover the remainder of the contracting authority’s 2016/17 financial year and its full 2017/18 financial year.

1. The SPPN ( Scottish Procurement Policy Note) provides details of how a contracting authority should notify Scottish Ministers of the publication of its procurement strategy.
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2. All contracting authorities with an annual regulated procurement spend above or equal to £5 million must produce an organisational procurement strategy under section 15 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.... read more

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