Children’s Rights and Advocacy Tender Leeds

Children’s Rights and Advocacy Tender Leeds

The provision of a children’s rights and advocacy service to ensure children and young people are aware of their rights.

United Kingdom-Leeds: Social work and related services

2019/S 165-405497

Social and other specific services – public contracts

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Leeds City Council
Procurement Unit, St George House, 4th Floor, 40 Great George Street
Leeds
LS1 3DL
United Kingdom
Contact person: Laura Skirrow
Telephone: +44 1135351235
E-mail: laura.skirrow@leeds.gov.uk
NUTS code: UKE42
Internet address(es):Main address: www.leeds.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: www.yortender.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Children’s Rights and Advocacy

Reference number: DN417012

II.1.2)Main CPV code

85300000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The provision of a children’s rights and advocacy service to ensure children and young people are aware of their rights and have access to advocacy when required. To also ensure young people are aware of their rights and have access to independent advocacy, information, advice and support in relation to young people aged 16+ (up to age 25 where an EHC Plan is in place) with SEN and disabilities.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 1 119 545.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: no
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKE42

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The provision of a children’s rights and advocacy service to ensure children and young people are aware of their rights and have access to advocacy when required. To also ensure young people are aware of their rights and have access to independent advocacy, information, advice and support in relation to young people aged 16+ (up to age 25 where an EHC Plan is in place) with SEN and disabilities.

II.2.6)Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 1 119 545.00 GBP

II.2.7)Duration of the contract or the framework agreement

Start: 01/04/2020
End: 31/03/2023

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

Tenderers should note that if the Council wish to carry out new services at the end of this contract, which area repetition of the services detailed in this notice, then those additional services may be awarded using the negotiated procedure without publication of a notice in accordance with Regulation 32(9) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions for participation
III.1.4)Objective rules and criteria for participation
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

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.1)Form of procedure
IV.1.3)Information about framework agreement
IV.1.10)Identification of the national rules applicable to the procedure:
IV.1.11)Main features of the award procedure:
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 / Time limit for receipt of expressions of interest

Date: 27/09/2019
Local time: 12:00

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

English

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.2)Information about electronic workflows
VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The High Court of Justice
The Strand
London
WC2A 2LL
United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Where necessary in order to comply with the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 this authority will incorporate a minimum 10 calendar days standstill period at the point information on the award of the contract is communicated to tenderers. This period allows unsuccessful tenderers to seek further debriefing from the contracting authority before the contract is entered into. Such additional information should be requested from the addressee found in:

1.1) If an appeal regarding the award of a contract has not been successfully resolved the (for Public Sector) Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (SI 2015 No 102) provide for aggrieved parties who have been harmed or are at risk of harm by a breach of the rules to take action in the High Court (England, Wales and Northern Ireland). Any such action must be brought promptly (generally within 30 days beginning with the date when the tenderer first knew or ought to have known that the grounds for starting the proceedings had arisen). Where a contract has not been entered into the court may order the setting aside of the award decision or order the authority to amend any document and may award damages. If the contract has been entered into the court may only award damages. Following the 10 day standstill period, if no further debriefing has been requested, the Court may only award damages once the contract has been entered into.

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

27/08/2019

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