Public procurement in the UK

A practice note looking at the public procurement regime that applies in England and Wales. It includes a review of who must comply, contract thresholds, in-house contract award, the obligations if the rules do apply and the remedies for a failure to comply with the rules.

This note has been updated to reflect the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015/102), which came into force on 26 February 2015.

This note has been updated following the publication on 26 September 2016 of a new standard Selection Questionnaire (SQ) by the Crown Commercial Service (for more information, see Legal update, Crown Commercial Service replaces standard PQQ with revised standard Selection Questionnaire).

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