Cheshire West and Chester Local Involvement Network
Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council.
UK-Chester: health and social work services
Section I: Contracting authority
Cheshire West and Chester Borough Council
Procurement, HQ, 58 Nicholas Street
Contact point(s): Mrs Jude Culleton
For the attention of: Mrs Jude Culleton
CH1 2NP Chester
Telephone: +44 1244975936
Section II: Object of the contract
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Within the boundary of Cheshire West and Chester.
NUTS code UKD
85000000, 85323000, 75200000
The host’s role is to provide support that enables LINk members and participants to maximise their involvement. This may involve seeking out models for best practice for instance in supporting volunteers, capacity building and training.
The model used by the Host to support the LINk should have regard to the following:
— Information collecting,
— Organising meetings, including the provision of suitable venues,
— Planning and reporting,
— Facilitation and communication,
— Access to specialists.
During the period of the agreement the support agency will provide appropriate support to CW&C LINk for an initial period of 12 months, terminating on 31.3.2013, dependent on the establishment of Healthwatch and/or a contract extension if Healthwatch is delayed.
Estimated value excluding VAT: 106 000 GBP
Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information
(a) Is bankrupt or is being wound up, where his affairs are being administered by the court, where he has entered into an arrangement with creditors, where he has suspended business activities or is in any analogous situation arising from a similar procedure under national laws and regulations;
(b) Is the subject of proceedings for a declaration of bankruptcy, for an order compulsory winding up the administration by the court or of an arrangement with creditors or of any other similar proceedings under national laws and regulations;
(c) Has been convicted by a judgment which has the force of res judicata in accordance with the legal provisions of the country of any offence concerning his professional conduct;
(d) Has been guilty of grave professional misconduct proven by any means which the contract authorities can demonstrate;
(e) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of social security contributions in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(f) Has not fulfilled obligations relating to the payment of taxes in accordance with the legal provisions of the country in which he is established or with those of the country of the contracting authority;
(g) Is guilty of serious misrepresentation in supplying the information required under this Section or has not supplied such information;
(h) Has been the subject of a conviction for participation in a criminal organization, as defined in Article 2(1) of Council Joint Action 98/733/JHA;
(i) Has been the subject of a conviction for corruption, as defined in Article 3 of the Council Act of 26 May 1972 and Article 3(1) of Council Joint Action 98/742/JHA3 respectively;
(j) Has been the subject of a conviction for fraud within the meaning of Article 1 of the Convention relating to the protection of the financial interests of the European Communities;
(k) Has been the subject of a conviction for money laundering, as defined in Article 1 of Council Directive 91/308/EEC of 10 June 1991 on prevention of the use of the financial system for the purpose of money laundering.
See the invitation to tender document (ITT).
Section IV: Procedure
The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated below
1. Service delivery. Weighting 50
2. Quality. Weighting 30
3. Price. Weighting 20
Section VI: Complementary information
This contract is being procured using an e-tendering system call The Chest. Firstly you have to go to the following link and register. www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk. On the left hand side there is a box which says register for free. Once registered go to: https://www.thechest.nwce.gov.uk/procontract/supplier.nsf/frm_opportunity_search?
OpenForm and search for Cheshire West and Chester tenders. You will be able to register an interest and find further information and access the pre-qualification questionnaire or invitation to tender documents.
Royal Courts of Justice
WC2A 2LL London
Any appeal during this period shall be addressed to:
The Head of Legal and Democratic Services, 58 Nicholas St, Chester CH1 2NP, UNITED KINGDOM.