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New Thresholds under the Procurement Regulations

  • United Kingdom
  • Public law
  • Public procurement
  • Public

11-12-2019

The new thresholds which come into effect on 1 January 2020 for the Public Contracts Regulations 2015, Utilities Contracts Regulations 2016, Concessions Contracts Regulations 2016 and the Defence and Security Public Procurement Regulations 2011 have been confirmed – See Procurement Policy Note (“PPN”) 06/19 November 2019.

The tables below show the current thresholds compared to the new thresholds.

Public Contracts Regulations

Supplies and Services (except subsidised services contracts)

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

Central Government

(Schedule 1 contracting authorities and any successors)

£118,133

£122,976

All other contracting authorities

£181,302

£189,330

Subsidised service contracts

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

All contracting authorities

£181,302

£189,330

Works (including subsidised works contracts)

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

All contracting authorities

£4,551,413

£4,733,252

Light Touch Regime for Services

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

All contracting authorities

£615,278

£663,540

Small lots

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

Supplies and services

£65,630

£70,778

Works

£820,370

£884,720

Utilities Contracts Regulations

Supplies and Services

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

All sectors

£363,424

£378,660

Works

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

All sectors

£4,551,413

£4,733,252

Small lots

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

Supplies and services

£65,630

£70,778

Works

£820,370

£884,720

Concession Contracts Regulations

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

Concession Contracts

£4,551,413

£4,733,252

Defence and Security Public Contracts Regulations

Supplies and Services

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

All sectors

£363,424

£378,660

Works

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

All sectors

£4,551,413

£4,733,252

Small lots

 

Current Threshold

New Threshold

Supplies and services

£65,630

£70,778

Works

£820,370

£884,720

 

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