Guidance

Procurement Policy Note 01/20: Responding to COVID-19

This Procurement Policy Note gives information and guidance on public procurement regulations and responding to the coronavirus, COVID-19, outbreak.

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Procurement Policy Note 01/20: Responding to COVID-19

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The exact response to COVID-19 will be tailored to the nature, scale and location of the threat in the UK, as our understanding develops. However, it is already clear that in these exceptional circumstances, authorities may need to procure goods, services and works with extreme urgency. Authorities are permitted to do this using regulation 32(2)(c) under the Public Contract Regulations 2015.

Published 18 March 2020