Procurement of Goods and Services

As the Scottish Courts and Tribunals Service (SCTS) provides administrative support and services to the Council, all procurement tenders are carried out in accordance with the SCTS polices. For more information, please see our page on our relationship with the SCTS.

All contracts with external providers with a value of £25,000 and over are listed below.


Goods or services

Date tender issued

Date contract awarded

Value of contract


Design and creation of the Scottish Sentencing Council website and website maintenance and support thereafter.

13 April 2015

12 May 2015

£30,000 (excl VAT)

Lewis Creative Consultants Limited

Focus-group based studies regarding sentencing by Scottish courts

22 October 2018

19 November 2018

£39,982 (excluding VAT)

ScotCen Social Research

Nationally representative telephone survey of public perceptions of sentencing by Scottish courts

5 November 2018

10 January 2019

£45,000 (excluding VAT)

Ipsos MORI Scotland

Qualitative exploration of the attitudes of young people, including young offenders, to the sentencing of young people

15 March 2019

26 June 2019

£28,236.60 (excluding VAT)

University of the West of Scotland

This page was last updated on 29 March 2022.