Details relating to awarded contracts are published on the Blue Light Procurement Database (BLPD) website. For contracts and frameworks above the EU threshold a Contract Award Notice is published on the Sell2Wales website.

New contracts and frameworks will commence the day after the expiration of the existing contract/framework. For contracts less than the threshold, a notice will be published on the Sell2Wales website. For contracts above the EU threshold, contracts notice will be published in the OJEU as well as through Sell2Wales website.

No. Under EU and National regulations the use of preferred supplier lists or approved lists is prohibited. Both existing and new suppliers are given the same opportunity to bid for business.

Advertisements / Notices are published on the Sell2Wales website (and forwarded to OJEU for contracts above the EU threshold).

The Police & Crime Commissioner for Gwent - will either lead on, or participate in collaborative contracts with other Forces, namely South Wales Police and Dyfed Powys Police. Where appropriate, existing frameworks led by other Police Forces, National Procurement Service or Government Agencies may be utilised.