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Supplying the Cabinet Office


General enquiries about supplying to the Cabinet Office should be addressed to:

Central Procurement Team
Kirkland House
22 Whitehall

Email: Central Procurement Team

Procurement Transparency

The Government has set out the need for greater transparency across its operations to enable the public to hold public bodies and politicians to account. This includes commitments relating to public expenditure, intended to help achieve better value for money.

As part of the transparency agenda, government has made the following initial commitments with regard to procurement and contracting:

Contract terms and conditions

Cabinet Office normally contracts with its suppliers on its standard terms and conditions except where different terms and conditions have been previously agreed.  These exceptions include:

The standard terms and conditions apply to all purchase orders unless alternative terms and conditions are specified. There are three versions covering:

The standard terms and conditions will be subject to revision.

ICT Contracts

Spend data

Monthly data for the Cabinet Office and its Arms Length Bodies on payments above £25,000 made to suppliers and grant and other recipients from 12 May 2010.

The data covers:

It excludes payments relating to the following functions which transferred to the Cabinet Office as a result of machinery of government changes after the 2010 General Election.

If any of the Cabinet Office bodies are not listed in the published monthly data, they will not have made any payments above £25,000 during that month. Data for October 2010 and subsequent months will be published in the following month. Transactions may be redacted for reasons of national security or personal privacy.

The data is freely re-usable under the same terms as http://www.data.gov.uk/.

Enquiries about any of the data should be emailed to foiteam@cabinet-office.x.gsi.gov.uk