As a central purchasing body as defined by the EU Combined Procurement Directive, TUCO’s contracts are open to use by any public sector organisation within the UK.

TUCO members are under no obligation to join any framework.

Permissible users of TUCO frameworks include:

TUCO Member and Associate Member Authorities 

  • TUCO Members

Local authority councils:

Educational establishments:

Police, fire and rescue, maritime and coastguard agency emergency services:

NHS bodies, the HSC (Northern Ireland) and ambulance services: 

Central government departments and their agencies: 

Registered charities: 

Registered social landlords: government funded, not-for-profit organisations that provide affordable housing. They include housing associations, trusts and cooperatives. 

Public sector buying organisations: 

Other organisations: 

This Framework may also be used by other public bodies as defined by the European Union. GOReference GO-2012314-PRO-3784493.