All you need to know about Procurement Reform
The Procurement Bill is making its way through parliament. It is expected to become law in early 2023 and represents the most significant shake-up to procurement law and practice for a generation.
We have been at the forefront of procurement law for many years and here we bring together in one place key resources and our insights on this crucial development.
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Procurement Bill Timeline
– 30 June 2022: Cabinet Office sets out transparency ambition for new procurement regime – see here
– 26 May 2022: Amendments to Bill proposed (see here for running list of amendments)
– 25 May 2022: Second reading in House of Lords
– 11 May 2022: Procurement Bill introduced to parliament. First reading in House of Lords
– 6 December 2021: Response to Green Paper published by Cabinet Office
– 15 December 2020: Green Paper on Transforming Public Procurement published by Cabinet Office
The next of our detailed posts on the Bill looks at changes for procurement challenges; time limits, remedies and increased transparency on contract award from the authorities. So, what is changing, and what impact might those changes have?