Provide Broadcasting Services for House of Commons

Provide Broadcasting Services for House of Commons

This Framework is to supply technical facilities and operators to provide visual and audio coverage of these meetings.

United Kingdom-London: Television and radio broadcast transmission services

2017/S 058-107850

Contract notice

Services

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

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: UK
Internet address(es):Main address: https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home

Address 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:

GSV1548-Broadcasting for Regional Committee Meetings.

Reference number: GSV1548

II.1.2)Main CPV code

64228000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

The Broadcasting Unit at the Houses of Parliament is responsible for recording and streaming high quality pictures and audio of all proceedings taking place on the Parliamentary Estate, whether from within the House of Commons Chamber, the House of Lords Chamber, Westminster Hall, Lords Grand Committee or any of the many Committee Rooms. Increasingly there is also a desire for House of Commons Committees — groups of MPs which meet in Westminster and across the UK to discuss a range of issues — to be able to record and livestream proceedings of public evidence sessions which are held away from the Parliamentary Estate in Westminster. This framework is to supply technical facilities and operators to provide visual and audio coverage of these meetings. The framework is divided into regional Lots and will be for a duration of 2 years, with the option to extend for two further one-year periods.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 120 000.00 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)

32210000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

The Broadcasting Unit at the Houses of Parliament is responsible for recording and streaming high quality pictures and audio of all proceedings taking place on the Parliamentary Estate, whether from within the House of Commons Chamber, the House of Lords Chamber, Westminster Hall, Lords Grand Committee or any of the many Committee Rooms. Increasingly there is also a desire for House of Commons Committees — groups of MPs which meet in Westminster and across the UK to discuss a range of issues — to be able to record and livestream proceedings of public evidence sessions which are held away from the Parliamentary Estate in Westminster. This framework is to supply technical facilities and operators to provide visual and audio coverage of these meetings. The framework is divided into regional Lots and will be for a duration of two years, with the option to extend for two further one-year periods.

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: 120 000.00 GBP

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

Duration in months: 48
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

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

The procurement involves the establishment of a framework agreement
Framework agreement with several operators
Envisaged maximum number of participants to the framework agreement: 12
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

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

Date: 20/04/2017
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

Tender must be valid until: 21/07/2017

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 21/04/2017
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 GSV1548 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 Thursday 20.4.2017. 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 Commons
London
SW1P 3JA
United Kingdom
E-mail: ppcs@parliament.uk
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:

21/03/2017

 

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