BBC Local News Partnership – Request for Applications

BBC Local News Partnership – Request for Applications

Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of Lots: 20.  The partnership proposals are the Local Democracy Reporting Service – recruitment of 150 new journalists, employed by local news providers, to report on local institutions and public service issues.

United Kingdom-London: Supply services of personnel including temporary staff

2017/S 174-356613

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC)
Broadcasting House, Portland Place
London
W1A 1AA
United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 2087438000
E-mail: news.partnerships@bbc.co.uk
Fax: +44 1234567890
NUTS code: UK

Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.bbc.co.uk/supplying/

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.bbc.co.uk/supplying/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: http://www.bbc.co.uk/supplying/
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Body governed by public law

I.5)Main activity

Other activity: broadcasting

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Local News Partnership — Applications.

II.1.2)Main CPV code

79620000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The BBC has developed proposals with the local news industry to improve the provision of local journalism. The partnership proposals are the Local Democracy Reporting Service — recruitment of 150 new journalists, employed by local news providers, to report on local institutions and public service issues; a News Hub — syndication of BBC local audio and video content for use by local and regional new organisations across the UK; and the Shared Data Unit — partnering with local news organisations on data journalism and making content available to wider industry.

This tender is being conducted to select Section One partners to receive free content generated through these proposals and Section Two partners who will receive the same content and also employ one or more of the Local Democracy Reporters to report on top-tier local authorities, including county councils, unitary authorities and metropolitan boroughs in the UK.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for maximum number of lots: 20
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters to report on Newcastle City Council, Gateshead Council, North Tyneside Council and Northumberland County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters to report on Sunderland City Council, South Tyneside Council and Durham County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

4 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on City of York Council, Darlington Borough Council and North Yorkshire County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Stockton-on-Tees Borough Council, Middlesbrough Council, Redcar and Cleveland Council, Hartlepool Borough Council and the Tees Valley Metro Mayor.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

5 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Lancashire County Council, Blackburn with Darwen Council, Blackpool Council and Cumbria County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Cheshire East Council, Cheshire West & Chester Council and Warrington Borough Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

5 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Knowsley Council, Liverpool City Council, Halton Borough Council, Sefton Council,

St Helens Council, Wirral Council and the Liverpool City Region Metro Mayor.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on the Isle of Man Government.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

6 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Bolton Council, Bury Council, Manchester City Council, Oldham Council, Rochdale Met Borough Council, Salford City Council, Stockport Met Borough Council, Tameside Met Borough Council, Trafford Council, Wigan Council and the Greater Manchester Metro Mayor.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on East Riding of Yorkshire Council and Hull City Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

4 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Sheffield City Council, Rotherham Met Borough Council, Barnsley Met Borough Council, Doncaster Met Borough Council and the Elected Mayor of Doncaster.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

5 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Wakefield Council, Kirklees Council, Calderdale Council, City of Bradford Met District Council and Leeds City Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E13

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

5 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Birmingham City Council, Solihull Met Borough Council, Coventry City Council, Warwickshire County Council and the West Midlands Metro Mayor.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E14

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Dudley Met Borough Council, Sandwell Met Borough Council, Walsall Council and City of Wolverhampton Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E15

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Worcestershire County Council and Herefordshire Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E16

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Staffordshire County Council and Stoke-on-Trent City Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E17

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Telford & Wrekin Council and Shropshire Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E18

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Derbyshire County Council and Derby City Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E19

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on North Lincolnshire Council, North East Lincolnshire Council and Lincolnshire County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E20

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

4 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Nottinghamshire County Council, Nottingham City Council, Leicestershire County

Leicester City Council, Rutland County Council and Northamptonshire County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E21

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

5 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Bristol City Council, Bath & North East Somerset Council, North Somerset Council, Somerset County Council, Gloucestershire County Council, South Gloucestershire Council and the West of England Metro Mayor.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E22

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Devon County Council, Cornwall Council,

Torbay Council, Plymouth City Council and the Council of the Isles of Scilly.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E23

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Wiltshire Council and Swindon Borough Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

This Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E24

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Bournemouth Borough Council, Borough of Poole Council and Dorset County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E25

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on West Berkshire Council, Reading Borough Council, Wokingham Borough Council and Bracknell Forest Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E26

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

4 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on The Royal Borough of Windsor, Slough Borough Council, Buckinghamshire County Council, Milton Keynes Council and Oxfordshire County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E27

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on East Sussex County Council, Brighton and Hove City Council and

West Sussex County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E28

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Kent County Council and Medway Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E29

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Hampshire County Council, Southampton City Council, Portsmouth City Council and Isle of Wight Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E30

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Surrey County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E31

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

4 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Hertfordshire County Council, Luton Borough Council, Bedford Borough Council and Central Bedfordshire Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E32

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Cambridgeshire County Council, Peterborough City Council and the Cambridgeshire & Peterborough Metro Mayor.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E33

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Thurrock Council, Southend-on-Sea Borough Council and Essex County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract E34

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Norfolk County Council and Suffolk County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

He Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Hillingdon Council, Hounslow Council and Ealing Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Harrow Council and Brent Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Barnet Council, Enfield Council and Haringey Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Camden Council, Islington Council and Hackney Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Kensington & Chelsea Council, Westminster Council, City of London and Hammersmith & Fulham Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Waltham Forest Council, Redbridge Council and Havering Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Tower Hamlets Council, Newham Council and Barking & Dagenham Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Croydon Council, Sutton Council and Merton Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Wandsworth Council, Richmond upon Thames Council and Kingston upon Thames Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Lambeth Council, Southwark Council and Lewisham Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L11

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Bromley Council, Greenwich Council and Bexley Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract L12

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on the Greater London Authority.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract S1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Aberdeenshire Council, Aberdeen City Council and Moray Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract S2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Highland Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract S3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

0.5 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Comhairle nan Eilean Siar.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract S4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

0.5 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Orkney Islands Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract S5

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

0.5 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Shetland Islands Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract S6

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

1 Local Democracy Reporter reporting on Argyll and Bute Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract S7

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Angus Council, Dundee City Council, Clackmannanshire Council, Stirling Council, Fife Council and Perth and Kinross Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract S8

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

4 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Inverclyde Council, Renfrewshire Council, West Dunbartonshire Council, East Dunbartonshire Council, East Renfrewshire Council, North Lanarkshire Council and Glasgow City Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract S9

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

4 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Falkirk Council, West Lothian Council, The City of Edinburgh Council, Midlothian Council and East Lothian Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract S10

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

4 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on North Ayrshire Council, East Ayrshire Council, South Ayrshire Council, Dumfries & Galloway Council, South Lanarkshire Council and Scottish Borders Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract W1

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Isle of Anglesey County Council, Gwynedd Council, Conwy County Borough Council, Denbighshire County Council, Flintshire County Council and Wrexham County Borough Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract W2

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

2 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Swansea City Council, Carmarthenshire County Council, Pembrokeshire County Council and Ceredigion County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract W3

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Neath Port Talbot County Borough Council, Bridgend County Borough Council, Rhondda Cynon Taff County Borough Council, Vale of Glamorgan Council, Merthyr Tydfil County Borough Council and Cardiff Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information
II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Lot No: Contract W4

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

79620000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

3 Local Democracy Reporters reporting on Newport City Council, Caerphilly County Borough Council, Blenau Gwent County Borough Council, Torfaen County Borough Council, Monmouthshire County Council and Powys County Council.

II.2.5)Award criteria

Price is not the only award criterion and all criteria are stated only in the procurement documents
II.2.6)Estimated value

II.2.7)Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 24
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The Agreement may be extended by mutual agreement for a further period of one year.

II.2.10)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no

II.2.11)Information about options

Options: no
II.2.12)Information about electronic catalogues

II.2.13)Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
II.2.14)Additional information

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation

III.1.1)Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

Where there is more than one economic operator, the BBC reserves the right to require a grouping of economic operators to take a particular legal form or to require a single economic operator to take primary liability or to require that each party undertakes joint and several liability. Please register your interest in this project by taking the following steps: 1 — Register your company on the BravoSolution e-Tendering portal (this is only required once): 1.1 — Go to https://bbc.bravosolution.co.uk. 1.2 — Click the link on the login page to Register. 1.3 — Accept the terms and conditions and click ‘Continue’. 1.4 — Enter your correct business and user details. 1.5 — Note the username you chose and click ‘Save’ when complete. 1.6 — You will shortly receive an email with your temporary password. 2 — Express an Interest in the tender: 2.1 — Login to the portal with the username/password. 2.2 — Click the ‘PQQs / ITTs Open To All Suppliers’ link. (These are Pre-Qualification Questionnaires or Invitations to Tender open to any registered supplier). 2.3 — Click on the relevant PQQ/ ITT to access the content. 2.4 — Click the ‘Express Interest’ button at the top of the page. This will move the PQQ /ITT into your ‘My PQQs/ My ITTs’ page. (This is a secure area reserved for your projects only. 2.5 — You can now access any attachments by clicking ‘Buyer Attachments’ in the ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’ box. 3. Responding to the tender: 3.1 — Click ‘My Response’ under ‘PQQ/ ITT Details’, you can choose to ‘Create Response’ or to ‘Decline to Respond’ (please give a reason if declining). 3.2 — You can now use the ‘Messages’ function to communicate with the buyer and seek any clarification. 3.3 — Note the deadline for completion, then follow the on-screen instructions to complete the PQQ/ ITT There may be a mixture of online and offline actions for you to perform (there is detailed online help available). 3.4 — You must then submit your reply using the ‘Submit Response’ button at the top of the page. If you require any further assistance please consult the online help, or contact the Bravo e-Tendering help desk.

III.1.2)Economic and financial standing

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents

III.1.3)Technical and professional ability

Selection criteria as stated in the procurement documents
III.1.5)Information about reserved contracts
III.2)Conditions related to the contract
III.2.1)Information about a particular profession
III.2.2)Contract performance conditions:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
IV.1.4)Information about reduction of the number of solutions or tenders during negotiation or dialogue
IV.1.6)Information about electronic auction

IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes
IV.2)Administrative information
IV.2.1)Previous publication concerning this procedure

IV.2.2)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 06/10/2017
Local time: 10:00
IV.2.3)Estimated date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.2.4)Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted:

English
IV.2.6)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 09/10/2017
Local time: 10:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

Electronic ordering will be used
Electronic invoicing will be accepted
Electronic payment will be used

VI.3)Additional information:

In the case of technology requirements, the BBC may involve its technology partner (Atos IT Solutions and Services Limited) to assist in the scoping and drafting of invitations to tender and/or the evaluation of tenders. However, the final decision as to which is the most economically advantageous (by reference to the award criteria) will be made by the BBC. The awarding authority reserves the right not to award a contract and to annul the procurement process at any stage. Tenders and all supporting documents must be priced in sterling and all payments will be made in sterling. The contract shall be subject to English law. The awarding authority does not bind itself to accept the lowest, or any tender and reserves the right to accept part of a tender unless the tenderer expressly stipulates otherwise in the tender document.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

British Broadcasting Corporation
London
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
VI.4.3)Review procedure
VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

08/09/2017

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