Equality of opportunity and sustainable development in public sector procurement

Date published: 12 May 2008

This guidance - aimed at policy makers and procurement professionals - demonstrates how to integrate equality and sustainable development considerations into the procurement process while meeting the existing statutory duties in relation to equality of opportunity and sustainable development.


The main guidance, supported by a summary document, gives an overview of the main points for consideration and is accompanied by a Dear Accounting Officer (DAO 05/08) letter which advises recipients that the guidance should be taken into account when preparing business cases.

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