Prison Education Framework – Ministry for Justice

Prison Education Framework – Ministry for Justice

The Ministry of Justice is seeking to establish a multi-lot framework for the provision of education services.

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2018/S 028-061049

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

The Secretary of State for Justice acting through the Ministry for Justice (MOJ)
102 Petty France
London
SW1H 9AJ
United Kingdom
Contact person: FAO Education Reform, Commercial and Contracts Department (to the address above)
Telephone: +44 2033343637
E-mail: Commercial.Prisoneducation@Justice.gov.uk
NUTS code: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.justice.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://ministryofjusticecommercial.bravosolution.co.uk

I.2)Joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Prison Education Framework

Reference number: CCMD/MOJ/2018/19

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80000000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Bidders must note that this is a light touch procurement process (S. 74-76 OF PCR 2015) and not an open procurement procedure.

The Authority has been unable to access the appropriate OJEU form, and accordingly, we have been required to complete a standard contract notice and tick the open procedure box. This is a light touch procurement process.

The Ministry of Justice (the “Authority”) is seeking to establish a multi-lot framework for the provision of education services to those in custody in England — the Prison Education Framework (PEF). The PEF will comprise of 17 Lots. Up to 5 suppliers will be appointed per Lot. Broadly, one call off competition will be conducted in respect of each Lot and one call off contract will be awarded per Lot to a single supplier. Suppliers appointed to a Lot will be mandated to participate in the call-off competition process for that Lot.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 900 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
Maximum number of lots that may be awarded to one tenderer: 17
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

The successful supplier appointed under a call off contract will provide customised prison education services to the HMPPS establishments that form the relevant Lot. The PEF will be for an initial Period of 4 years, with the option to extend for up to 2 years. Broadly, each call off contract will be awarded under the PEF will be for an initial period of 4 years with the option to.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

This procurement is being conducted under the Light Tough Regime (‘LTR’) in accordance with regulations 74 to 76 PCR 2015. Please see Part A to the ITT (which can be accessed via the bravo portal)

Lot No: 17

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

75231200
80000000
80200000
80210000
80211000
80212000
80300000
80310000
80400000
80420000
80490000
80500000
80530000
80531000
80531100
80531200
80532000
80533000
80533100
80533200
80540000
80550000
80560000
80561000
80562000
80570000
80580000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Please see Part A to the ITT (which can be accessed via the bravo portal) for further information.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

See II 1.4 above.

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: 900 000 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 72
This contract is subject to renewal: yes
Description of renewals:

The PEF will be for an intial period of 4 years with an option to extend for up to 2 years.

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:

Please see Part A and B to the ITT (which can be accessed via the bravo portal) for further information.

https://ministryofjusticecommercial.bravosolution.co.uk

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:

The Conditions of the Framework Contract are set out in the Part c to the ITT, Draft Framework Terms and conditions which can be accessed via the portal.

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 90
In the case of framework agreements, provide justification for any duration exceeding 4 years: N/A
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

Notice number in the OJ S: 2017/S 056-103679

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

Date: 05/04/2018
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: 12 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 05/04/2018
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:
VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

High Courts of Justice
London
WC2A 2LL
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:

07/02/2018

 

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