UK National Procurement Policy Statement

This document sets out the strategic priorities for public procurement, including social value, and outlines how contracting authorities can support the delivery of these priorities. According to this policy statement: “All contracting authorities should consider the following national priority outcomes alongside any additional local priorities in their procurement activities:

  • creating new businesses, new jobs and new skills;
  • tackling climate change and reducing waste, and
  • improving supplier diversity, innovation and resilience.”