Procurement and tender opportunities

Transparency of information on spend

In order for procurement and contracting activity to be made more transparent, the Local Government Secretary has requested that all local authorities publish details of expenditure over £250, contracts and invitations to tender (PDF).

We publish a list of all tendered contracts with a total value of £5,000 or above on our register of contracts (CSV).

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The register is maintained and updated on a regular basis.

All contracts over 12 months are reviewed at least annually on the contract anniversary and contracts of less than 12 months are reviewed on completion.

In addition, we are bound by UK law to be fair and transparent in our dealings with suppliers. This means we have clear tender and quotation policies and procedures align with UK law.

Payment performance statistics (PDF): this data is for financial year 2015-16 demonstrating compliance with payment of suppliers within 30 days.