FAQs

What contracts have the Police and Crime Commissioner for Gwent awarded?

Details relating to awarded contracts are published on the Blue Light Procurement Database (BLPD) website. For contracts and frameworks above the EU threshold a Contract Award Notice is published on the Sell2Wales website.

How can I find out when a procurement process is due to start?

New contracts and frameworks will commence the day after the expiration of the existing contract/framework. For contracts less than the threshold, a notice will be published on the Sell2Wales website. For contracts above the EU threshold, contracts notice will be published in the OJEU as well as through Sell2Wales website.

Does Gwent Police hold 'Preferred Supplier Lists' or 'Approved Lists'?

No. Under EU and National regulations the use of preferred supplier lists or approved lists is prohibited. Both existing and new suppliers are given the same opportunity to bid for business.

Where are contract opportunities advertised?

Advertisements / Notices are published on the Sell2Wales website (and forwarded to OJEU for contracts above the EU threshold).

Does Gwent Police collaborate with any other Police Forces or Government Agencies?

The Police & Crime Commissioner for Gwent - will either lead on, or participate in collaborative contracts with other Forces, namely South Wales Police and Dyfed Powys Police. Where appropriate, existing frameworks led by other Police Forces, National Procurement Service or Government Agencies may be utilised.