Research Contract – Research into Role and Workload of Councillors

Research Contract – Research into Role and Workload of Councillors

The aim of the research is to provide evidence on the roles which councillors fulfil, and the factors which influence the workload of councillors.

CONTRACT NOTICE – NATIONAL
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1 Authority Details

1.1

Authority Name and Address

 

Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland

Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace,

Edinburgh

EH12 5HD

UK

Secretary

+44 1315387510
http://www.lgbc-scotland.gov.uk/
www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk

1.2

Address from which documentation may be obtained


Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland

Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace,

Edinburgh

EH12 5HD

UK

The Secretary

+44 1315387510

lgbcs@scottishboundaries.gov.uk
www.lgbc-scotland.gov.uk

1.3

Completed documents must be returned to:


Local Government Boundary Commission for Scotland

Thistle House, 91 Haymarket Terrace,

Edinburgh

EH12 5HD

UK

+44 1315387510

lgbcs@scottishboundaries.gov.uk
http://www.lgbc-scotland.gov.uk/

2 Contract Details

2.1

Title

Research into Role and Workload of Councillors

2.2

Description of the goods or services required

The aim of the research is to provide evidence on the roles which councillors fulfil, and the factors which influence the workload of councillors. Our primary interest is to assist us in making recommendations for numbers of councillors and design of wards during our future electoral reviews.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=311877.

2.3

Notice Coding and Classification

   
  159999   other Consultancy

   
  100   All Scotland
  120   Highlands and Islands
  130   Aberdeen & North-East
  140   Tayside, Central & Fife
  150   Glasgow & Strathclyde
  160   Edinburgh & Lothians
  170   Scotland South

2.4

Total quantity or scope of tender

The budget for the research is £25,000 (excluding VAT)

3 Conditions for Participation

3.1

Minimum standards and qualification required

To be eligible, tenderers must have good understanding of Scottish local government and must have completed at least one other research project on a topic related to local government elected members in the past 3 years.

4 Administrative Information

4.1

Type of Procedure

Single stage – Any candidate may submit a tender.

4.2

Reference number attributed to the notice by the contracting authority

N/a

4.3

Time Limits

  a) Time-limit for obtaining documentation 29-07-2014

b) Time-limit for receipt of completed tenders
    30-07-2014  Time  12:00

c) Estimated award date 19-08-2014

4.5

Language or languages in which tenders or requests to participate can be drawn up

EN 

4.6

Tender Submission Postbox

5 Other Information

5.1

Additional Information

 

(SC Ref:311877)

5.2

Additional Documentation

 
  Councillor_role-Invitation to Tender_2014_07_08

5.3

Publication date of this notice

 08-07-2014

 

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