Introduction to Procurement


Milton Keynes Council purchases goods, works and services totalling £200 million a year from the private, public and voluntary sectors to meet corporate objectives and to provide high quality, cost effective services to its residents and staff.  For more information please read documents below: 

An Introduction to MKC Procurement (PDF, 152KB)

Contract Procedure Rules (PDF, 438KB)

The formality of the purchasing process depends on the value and perceived risk of the contract. 

For more information in regards to MKC Strategic Plan and legislation please read documents below:

MKC Constitution 2010 (PDF, 513KB)

Local Government Transparency Code 2014 (PDF, 609KB)

Public Services Social Value Act 2012 (PDF, 96KB)

Other policies can be viewed below:

Anti Blacklisting Policy 2013 (PDF, 107KB)

Whistleblowing Policy (Jan 2019) (PDF, 470KB)

Supplier guidance - submitting compliant invoices - MKC (PDF, 277KB)


Last Updated: 9 April 2021