Annual Procurement Report 2017-2018

The first Annual Procurement Report for the Financial Year 2017-2018. This was a pivotal year with the establishment of category management as the underpinning approach to procurement, the embedding of the ‘Commercial Excellence’ programme as the primary engine for change and cost reduction, and a substantial increase in activity to support Police Scotland’s ‘Policing 2026’ transformation programme.

Procurement Strategy 2017-2020

The Procurement Strategy sets out how regulated procurement activity will be carried out within Police Scotland and the Scottish Police Authority as required by the Procurement Reform (Scotland) Act 2014.

Standing Orders Relating to Contracts

These Standing Orders are subject to the over-riding provisions of European Union, United Kingdom, or Scottish legislation, including the duty to secure Best Value in terms of section 37 of the Police and Fire Reform (Scotland) Act 2012.

Roles and Responsibilities in the Procurement Process

This document lists the main roles and responsibilities of the end user and formal procurement functions in the SPA's and Police Scotland's procurement activities.