1. What number, and value, of procurement contracts and/or tenders with a value of over £10,000 have been issued by the council, but not listed on the Contracts Finder website, in a) current financial year b) each financial year since 2015/16?
2. What, if any, standing orders does the council have in relation to when a procurement contract and/or tender must be published on the Contracts Finder website, including any specified minimum contract value, setting out the method by which the contract is issued i.e. single quotation, three quotations or tender.
3. Any internal guidelines, documents or policies relating to when procurement contracts and/or tenders should or should not be published on the Contracts Finder website.
2015/16 - 29
2016/17 - 61
2017/18 - 35
2018/19 - 23 to date
Please see Contract Procedure Rules in the Council’s Constitution: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/sites/default/files/assets/documents/constitution-chap09-part02.pdf
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