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Supplier Development

This page provides information on the various supplier development initiatives available to businesses within West Lothian to increase their knowledge and understanding of procurement.

West Lothian Council Supplier Training

West Lothian Council procures supplies, services and works to an approximate value of £220 million per annum. The Corporate Procurement Unit is a support service whose principal activity is to satisfy the council's procurement needs and will shortly be providing workshops to companies who are interested in doing business with West Lothian Council and looking for procurement guidance and advice.

Spaces are free but limited so book you space via email or telephone 01506 283400.


Supplier Development Programme

West Lothian Council takes an active role in the Supplier Development Programme which arranges 'meet the buyer' and other events throughout Scotland. The Supplier Development Programme website displays a calendar with all upcoming events. It is possible to register with them via their website for regular updates on events. They can also be followed via Twitter.


West Lothian Business Gateway

West Lothian Business Gateway run events and training to help companies win and deliver public sector contracts. To find out more email

For more information on support for businesses please visit the council's Business Support website: Support for Businesses