Procurement information

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 or an invitation to quote or a published invitation to tender
• Whether or not the supplier is a small or medium enterprise and/or voluntary or community sector organisation and where it is, provide the relevant registration number

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