Procurement and State aid

Non compliance with laws and regulations can leave contract awards open to challenge, and even result in contracts being suspended or declared ineffective - aside from any possible action against the UK Government itself which may be taken by the European Commission. Ensuring that the activities of public sector bodies do not breach any restrictions on state aid is also very important, as was highlighted by the recent European Commission review of plans to support the construction of Hinkley Point C.

This page provides a non-exhaustive list of content relevant to those working in the UK public sector. Access our dedicated Public Procurement legal topic for additional resources on this topic.

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