This section provides information about the institution’s procurement policies, procedures and arrangements.
In some instances information will be exempt from disclosure where it contains personal information, or information which, if released. May substantially prejudice the commercial interests of any person, endanger the physical or mental health or the safety of an individual, substantially prejudice the effective conduct of public affairs, or constitute an actionable breach of confidence.
Collaborative procurements may be led by central bodies such as Procurement Scotland, APUC Limited, Excel, NHS National Procurement or Central Government Procurement Centre of Expertise. Information about the procurement services these organisations provide to the institution may be obtained direct from the organisations.
|Category Name||Category Description||Examples/Comments||Format of information||Fee||Withheld information|
|Procurement policies||Institution's overall strategy for procurement of non-pay expenditure and policies for compliance with legal obligations on major procurement exercises||Available on website||Free|
|Procurement procedures||Institution's procurement and purchasing manuals||Included in procurement policy||Available on website||Free|
|Procurement contacts||Contact information for procurement and purchasing information||Available on website||Free|
|Tender documentation||EU-prescribed call for competition contract notices, invitations to tender, and pre-qualification questionnaire documentation for significant procurements||Tenders are published on the Public Contracts Scotland website
Invitations to tender and pre-qualification questionnaire documentation and information about potential significant procurement exercises.
|Supplier contracts||EU-prescribed award notices of major contracts over EU thresholds||Information is published on the Public Contracts Scotland website||Free||Information will not be made available where disclosure would breach confidentiality under S.36 and/or our commercial interests under S.33 of the Act.|