Reform

Procurement law is set for wide ranging transformation. The government has consulted on its proposals and responded to the consultation and the Procurement Bill is now working its way through Parliament. The graphic below sets out the current timetable, and we have listed below several useful resources to help you get to grips with the changes. We will add to this site with new developments so do keep checking back.

Next steps

Latest news on the Procurement Bill

The Procurement Bill  implements the changes the government proposed in its Green Paper on procurement law reform. It was introduced to parliament on 11th May 2022 and is set for its second reading on 25th May 2022.

You can read the latest version of the Bill and follow its progress through the legislative process here

Useful resources

  • Mills & Reeve briefing paper on government response to consultation on procurement law reform. Click here to read our briefing paper which is a handy guide to all the changes we can expect to see in the new legislation.
  • Mills & Reeve webinar on the response to the consultation. Click here to view our recorded webinar which draws out the key changes on the way.
  • Government resources page on transforming public procurement. You can click here to see the government’s page which includes the Green Paper, the government Response, and we expect will be updated further in due course.

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Spotlight on Procurement Law Reform – shining a light on the government response to the Green Paper

Recorded on 13 January 2022 during this webinar, Mills & Reeve lawyers Shailee Howard, Helen Prandy and Jenny Beresford-Jones will look at the features we can expect to see in the new regime, as well as commenting on those policies/ideas which have been dropped as a result of responses received to the Green Paper.

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