Scottish Government procurement strategy: April 2022 to March 2024

Scottish Government procurement strategy covering the period from April 2022 to March 2024.


1 As defined in the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.

2 PESTLE: External Factors – Political, Economic, Sociological, Technological, Legal and Environmental.

3 Regulated procurements are contracts of values of £50,000 and above for goods and services and £2 million and above for works. More information can be found in Appendix 5.

4 will go live Spring/Summer 2022.

5 The Internet of Things broadly means a network of connected devices which have sensors, software, network connectivity and the necessary electronics to enable them to collect and exchange data. Examples that can fall into the scope of Internet of Things include: connected security systems, thermostats, cars, electronic appliances, lights, speaker systems, and vending machines amongst others.

6 Provision of practical guidance that encourages responsible and sustainable procurement practices, enabling the delivery of valuable socially inclusive, environmentally sensitive and economic growth outcomes at every stage of an asset’s life cycle.

7 The forward plan includes opportunities from health, higher education and local authority sectors.



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