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Welcome to the Corporate Procurement Unit.  Information below on our full team structure and contact points.

Corporate Procurement Team

Contracts & Tenders

The majority of tenders for West Dunbartonshire Council are advertised through the Public Contracts Scotland web portal.

All companies who wish to seek business opportunities with the Council are urged to register on Public Contracts Scotland as soon as possible. Registration is free.

Other national contracts that the Council buys through are also advertised through Public Contracts Scotland by Scotland Excel and Scottish Procurement

You can also view our Contract Register and Procurement Strategy.

Annual Procurement Report

In accordance with section 15 of the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 (“the Act”) and for all annual spend above or equal to £5,000,000, West Dunbartonshire Council must produce and publish an annual procurement report on regulated procurement activities as soon as reasonably practicable after the end of their financial year.

The report for financial year 2017/2018 has been produced and approved for publication by the Council’s elected members at the May Corporate Services Committee. 

You can view our: Annual Procurement Report

To view the Council's profile on the portal please visit Public Contracts Scotland

Further information for companies and third sector organisations about public sector procurement reform or how to bid for public contracts is available from the Scottish Government website.

Third Sector organisations can also access specific information on the Scottish Government website. 

West Dunbartonshire Council also has a Public Interest Disclosure Policy. To view the policy please visit our website. The Council also supports the Scottish Governments Policy on ensuring that public contracts are awarded to legitimate businesses and we share information about suppliers who bid for public contracts with Police Scotland.

For general enquiries and supplier feedback or comments relating to procurement within West Dunbartonshire Council please Contact Us.  

Construction Industry Tax - Please check guidelines on payment of Construction Industry Tax. The scheme requires a tax deduction to be made by a contractor when making a payment to a sub-contractor for work that comes within the scope of the scheme.

New Scottish Government Guidance on Procurement of Care and Support Services 2016

This best-practice guidance provides guidance on: local arrangements; key considerations; linking strategic commissioning and procurement; effective involvement of people who use care services and their carers with service providers; and specific guidance for use where a public body is procuring a care and support services.

This Best-practice guidance updates and replaces the 2010 ‘Procurement of Care and Support Services’ guidance to reflect the changes to the national procurement rules as a result of 2014 European Procurement Directives, the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 and implementing regulations.

It complements the statutory guidance published under the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014 which principally covers the main legal rules applying to the procurement of health or social services, including care and support services.

Guidance on the Procurement of Care and Support Services 2016 (Best-Practice) Executive Summary