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Crime news: guidance on prison law tender closing on 21 July

Look out for latest update on tender process for 2015 prison law tender.


The 2015 prison law tender process closes at 12 noon on 21 July 2015 and applications must be completed online using the e-Tendering system.

Organisations need to submit a tender by the deadline if they are interested in delivering services from 11 January 2016 in the following areas:

  • prison law only
  • prison law and appeals and reviews
  • appeals and reviews only

Answering your questions

The deadline for asking questions about the content of the ‘information for applicant’ document was 12 noon on 3 July 2015 and answers are now being finalised.

Questions of wider interest will be published in a frequently asked questions (FAQ) document. This will be posted on GOV.UK on 9 July 2015.

The tender opened on 23 June 2015 and is not open to organisations which have previously applied for work under the 2015 own client contract.

Further information

Crime tenders – for information on how to tender and to download the FAQ document from 9 July 2015

eTendering system – call 0800 368 4850 or if you have technical problems.

Published 9 July 2015