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Civil news: HPCDS tender deadline reminder

Deadline for responses to the 2018 Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme invitation to tender (ITT) is 5pm on Monday 4 December.


Providers are reminded that 5pm on Monday 4 December is the deadline for responses to the Housing Possession Court Duty Scheme ITT. You must submit a response to the:

  • HPCDS applicant ITT
  • relevant scheme area ITTs You can only bid for this work if you have already submitted a response to the:

  • selection questionnaire
  • ITT for face to face housing and debt contract work

This needed to be done by 5pm on 10 November 2017.

Answering your questions

Meanwhile we have been working through the questions submitted about the 2018 civil tender.

You can find answers to your questions in the form of ‘frequently asked questions’ (FAQ) documents which have been published on GOV.UK on the ‘civil tender 2018’ page.

This includes one specifically for HPCDS which was updated on 27 November.

Further information

e-Tendering system – for submitting bids and using the message boards

Legal aid civil tender 2018 – information for potential applicants

Email or telephone 0800 0698630 for technical questions about using the e-Tendering system

2018 contract deadlines now approaching – GOV.UK news story on 2 November 2017

Tender process for 2018 contracts opens – GOV.UK news story on 19 September 2017

Help with how to submit a civil tender – GOV.UK news story on 20 October 2017

Published 29 November 2017