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Update to the Scottish Government procurement strategy

Published: 29 Mar 2018
Scottish Procurement and Commercial Directorate
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Public sector

This document updates the Scottish Government’s 2017 to 2019 procurement strategy which was published in December 2016.

38 page PDF

214.4 kB

38 page PDF

214.4 kB

Update to the Scottish Government procurement strategy
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38 page PDF

214.4 kB

ISBN 978 1 78851 711 9 (web only publication)
PPDAS 367086

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1. Introduction

Part 1

2. Carrying out our functions and purpose

3. How our procurement activity contributes to value for money

4. Some other key policies and principles linked to public procurement

5. Sustainable procurement and our approach to engaging SMEs, the third sector and supported businesses

Part 2

6. Our Policies
6.1 Applying community benefit requirements in our contracts
6.2 Consulting and involving people affected by our procurements
6.3 Fair Work practices including paying the ‘real’ Living Wage to people involved in delivering our contracts
6.4 Making sure our contractors and subcontractors keep to the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 and any provision made under
that Act
6.5 Procuring fairly and ethically traded goods and services
6.6 Using contracts involving food to improve the health, wellbeing and education of communities in Scotland and promote the highest standards of animal welfare
6.7 Paying invoices in 30 days or less to our contractors and subcontractors

7. Annual procurement report

8. Strategy ownership and contact details