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Crime news: tender for 2017 crime contract now closed

Next steps set out within ‘Information For Applicants’ document.


The deadline has passed for organisations to apply for a new crime contract starting on 1 April 2017.

Organisations had until 12 noon on Thursday 15 September to submit a tender to carry out publicly-funded criminal legal services.

Next steps

You should refer to the Information for Applicants (IFA) document for the next steps, including the timetable for notification and the process for verifying successful tenders.

Further information

Legal aid crime tender 2017 – to download ‘Information for Applicants’ document and FAQ document

Published 15 September 2016