Independent Assessor for HS2 Consultation

Independent Assessor for HS2 Consultation

To appoint a contractor with whom the Corporate Officers of both Houses would enter into a contract for the Contractor to act as an Independent Assessor.

United Kingdom-London: Environmental impact assessment for construction

2017/S 095-186978

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
1 Floor, 7 Millbank
London
SW1P 3JA
United Kingdom
Contact person: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
Telephone: +44 2072191600
E-mail: ppcs@parliament.uk
Fax: +44 2072191600
NUTS code: UKIInternet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/HomeAddress of the buyer profile: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted electronically via: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Other type: Parliament UK

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

GSV1604 — Independent Assessor for HS2 Consultation.

Reference number: GSV1604

II.1.2)Main CPV code

71313400

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

In accordance with the Standing Orders for Private Business in the House of Commons (SO224A) and the House of Lords (SO83A), the Examiners of Petitions for Private Bills of the House of Commons and the House of Lords (‘the Examiners’) wish to appoint a contractor (‘the Contractor’) with whom the Corporate Officers of both Houses (‘the Authority’) would enter into a contract for the Contractor to act as an Independent Assessor.

Suppliers are required to download the Non-Disclosure Deed (NDD) from the portal before accessing the tender documents. The NDD must be submitted as a correspondence and a declaration must also be submitted, stating that the NDD has not been modified. Access to the tender documents will not be granted until the signed NDD has been received.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 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)

71313000
90711000
71313440

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKI

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Government will reimburse the Authority for costs incurred and charged by the Independent Assessor for goods and services provided under the Contract.

The principal task of the Independent Assessor will be to summarise the issues raised in responses to a public consultation undertaken by the Government on the Environmental Statement on the proposed new high speed rail link between the West Midlands and Crewe (‘HS2 Phase 2a’) and on information deposited as supplementary environmental information (for up to 4 years after award of the Contract).

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

Value excluding VAT: 200 000.00 GBP

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

Start: 26/07/2017
End: 25/07/2021
This contract is subject to renewal: no

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

Suppliers are required to download the Non-Disclosure Deed (NDD) from the portal before accessing the tender documents. The NDD must be submitted as a correspondence and a declaration must also be submitted, stating that the NDD has not been modified. Access to the tender documents will not be granted until the signed NDD has been received.

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
III.1.2)Economic and financial standing
III.1.3)Technical and professional ability
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)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: 16/06/2017
Local time: 12:00
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

Duration in months: 3 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/06/2017
Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no
VI.2)Information about electronic workflows

VI.3)Additional information:

The ITT documentation will be accessible at the Houses of Parliament’s e-procurement portal: http://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk. Tender submissions must be uploaded to the e-procurement portal; electronic responses submitted via e-mail are not acceptable. To access these documents select the tender reference GSV1604 in the ‘current tenders’ list, click on the ‘view tender details’ and express interest by clicking on the button provided. You will need to register your company details, thereafter you will be issued with a username and password. If you have previously registered with In-Tend, please follow the link shown which will redirect you to the home page where you can log on using your existing username and password to collect the tender documents. If you have registered and forgotten your username and password, click on the ‘forgotten password’ link on the In-Tend homepage. Please keep this username and password secure and do not pass it to any third parties. If you are experiencing problems, please contact the PPCS Business Support team via email: ppcs@parliament.uk or call +44 (0)207 219 1600 for further assistance. You are advised to allow sufficient time when responding to this ITT, and for the full uploading of documents, prior to the closing date of 12:00 noon UK time on Friday 16.6.2017. Late tenders will not be accepted. If you are uploading multiple documents you will have to individually load one document at a time or you can opt to zip all the documents in an application such as WinZip or WinRAR.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

The Corporate Officer of the House of Lords and The Corporate Officer of the House of Commons
1 Floor, 7 Millbank
London
SW1A 3JA
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:

15/05/2017

 

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