The code requires that local authorities must publish details of every invitation to tender for contracts to provide goods and/or services with a value that exceeds £5,000.

For each invitation, the following details must be published:

  • Reference number
  • Title
  • Description of the goods and/or services sought
  • Start, end and review dates
  • Local authority department responsible

The code requires that local authorities must also publish details of any contract, commissioned activity, purchase order, framework agreement and any other legally enforceable agreement with a value that exceeds £5,000.

For each contract, the following details must be published:

  • Reference number
  • Title of agreement
  • Local authority department responsible
  • Description of the goods and/or services sought
  • Supplier name and details
  • Sum to be paid over the length of the contract or the estimated annual spending or budget for the contract
  • Value Added Tax (VAT) that cannot be recovered
  • Start, end and review dates
  • Whether or not the contract was a result of an invitation to quote or a published invitation to tender
  • Whether or not the supplier is a small or medium sized enterprise and/or a voluntary or community sector organisation and where it is, provide the relevant registration number

Crowborough Town Council publishes details of invitations to tender and contracts as below.

 

Crowborough Town Council - Contracts and Tenders from 1.04.2016
      
Date Ref. No. Supplier Name  Net amount (£)  Narrative Tender/Quote
 07.06.16  Res. 7761  Bourne Amenity Ltd  8,000 Drainage rennovation for Goldsmiths Recreation Ground  Quote 
         
         
         
         
         
         
         

 

For Archived Procurement information, click on this link - Contracts & Tenders Archive