Published date: 28 July 2022

This notice was replaced on 1 September 2022

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Opportunity (published 1 September 2022)

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Contract summary


  • Education and training services - 80000000

Location of contract

North East, North West, Yorkshire and the Humber, East Midlands, West Midlands, East of England, London, South East, South West

Value of contract


Procurement reference


Published date

28 July 2022

Approach to market date

1 September 2022

Contract start date

9 January 2023

Contract end date

8 January 2024

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About the buyer

Contact name

Department For Education


Sanctuary Buildings, Great Smith Street