Vehicle Purchase Tender for UK Public Sector

Vehicle Purchase Tender for UK Public Sector

Maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 50. Crown Commercial Service is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of vehicles and associated services to the UK public sector.


United Kingdom-Liverpool: Motor vehicles

2014/S 140-250933

Contract notice

Supplies

Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commercial Service
9th Floor The Capital Old Hall Street
L3 9PP Liverpool
UNITED KINGDOM
Telephone: +44 3450103503
E-mail: supplier@ccs.gsi.gov.ukeenablement@ccs.gsi.gov.uk

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority: http://ccs.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk

Further information can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Specifications and additional documents (including documents for competitive dialogue and a dynamic purchasing system) can be obtained from: The above mentioned contact point(s)

Tenders or requests to participate must be sent to: The above mentioned contact point(s)

I.2)Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local sub-divisions

I.3)Main activity

General public services
Other: Public Procurement

I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities

The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: yes

Section II: Object of the contract

II.1)Description

II.1.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:

Vehicle Purchase.

II.1.2)Type of contract and location of works, place of delivery or of performance

Supplies
Purchase
Main site or location of works, place of delivery or of performance: Primarily in the UK with some limited requirements overseas.

NUTS code UK

II.1.3)Information about a public contract, a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system (DPS)

The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement

II.1.4)Information on framework agreement

Framework agreement with several operators
maximum number of participants to the framework agreement envisaged: 50

Duration of the framework agreement

Duration in months: 36

Estimated total value of purchases for the entire duration of the framework agreement

Estimated value excluding VAT:
Range: between 1 000 000 000 and 2 500 000 000 GBP

II.1.5)Short description of the contract or purchase(s)

Crown Commercial Service as the Contracting Authority is putting in place a Framework Agreement for use by UK Public Sector Bodies identified at VI.3 (and any future successors to these organisations), which includes Central Government Departments and their Arm’s Length Bodies and Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS Bodies and Local Authorities.
The above Public Sector Bodies have a need for Vehicle Purchase.
Crown Commercial Service reserves the right for an electronic auction to be held by Public Sector Bodies during further competition among the parties to the Framework Agreement(s).

II.1.6)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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II.1.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes

II.1.8)Lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for one or more lots

II.1.9)Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: no
II.2)Quantity or scope of the contract

II.2.1)Total quantity or scope:

Crown Commercial Service is seeking to establish a Framework Agreement for the supply of vehicles and associated services to the UK public sector.
With the exception of Lot 6, the aim of the Framework Agreement is to appoint Suppliers who directly manufacture the required vehicles, and who will be responsible for managing and controlling the complete supply chain from vehicle manufacture through to the supply and delivery of vehicles to the Contracting Body. Suppliers will also be responsible for the provision of services including after-sales support, maintenance and servicing in all Lots and additional repair work and supply of vehicle parts for Lots 7, 8 and 9 only.
The Framework Agreement Lot 6 is for the supply and delivery of appropriate vehicles for Overseas requirements. The supply of vehicles under Lot 6 can be provided by suppliers who are either the manufacturer themselves or other suppliers, sourcing the suitable vehicle from the manufacturer.
The Framework Agreement Lots 7, 8 & 9 are for Blue Light vehicles which in this context means UK Police Forces, UK Ambulance Trusts, Highways Agency, Marine and Coastguard Agency and UK Fire and Rescue Services, and other organisations with specific emergency vehicle specification requirements.
Current government policy mandates that all UK Central Government Departments, their Agencies and Arms Length Bodies, purchase vehicle through this Framework Agreement. In the event that current government policy changes in the future, the Authority will be transparent about any proposed changes and when any such changes are likely to take effect.
Police forces in England and Wales were required to use the current NPIA/NAPFM Framework Agreement for Provision of Vehicles and Spare Parts by The Police Act 1996 (Equipment) Regulations 2011. The Government will keep under review whether the police should be required to use certain national frameworks, which could include this one. Regulations requiring the police to use certain national frameworks would only be made after consultation, as required by the Police Act 1996. The Authority will be transparent about any such proposals and when they are likely to take effect.

II.2.2)Information about options

Options: yes
Description of these options: Option for up to maximum 12 months extension period.
II.2.3)Information about renewals
II.3)Duration of the contract or time limit for completion

Information about lots

Lot No: 1 Lot title: Cars (including 4×4 variants)

1)Short description

Types of vehicles available under this Lot include: Passenger cars and 4×4 variant vehicles. Associated services are as described within Schedule 1 of the Framework Agreement.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 2 Lot title: Light to Medium Commercial Vehicles up to but not including 7.5 tonnes (including car derived vans, 4×4 variants & minibuses)

1)Short description

Types of vehicles available under this Lot include: Light to Medium Commercial Vehicles up to but not including 7.5 tonnes, Car derived Vans, 4×4 variants, Minibuses, Chassis Cabs and Pick-up Trucks. Associated services are as described within Schedule 1 of the Framework Agreement.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 3 Lot title: Medium to Heavy Commercial Vehicles 7.5 tonnes & above

1)Short description

Types of vehicles available under this Lot include Medium to Heavy Commercial Vehicles 7.5 tonnes & above. Associated services are as described within Schedule 1 of the Framework Agreement.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 4 Lot title: Motorcycles (including quad bikes)

1)Short description

Types of vehicles available under this Lot include Mopeds, Scooters, Naked/commuter, motorcycles, Touring motorcycles, Sports touring motorcycles, Sports motorcycles, Off road motorcycles, Utility quad bikes. Associated services are as described within Schedule 1 of the Framework Agreement.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 5 Lot title: Buses and Coaches

1)Short description

Types of vehicles available under this Lot include Buses and Coaches. Associated services are as described within Schedule 1 of the Framework Agreement.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 6 Lot title: Vehicle for Overseas Requirements

1)Short description

Supply and delivery of all types of vehicles across global locations. Associated services are as described within Schedule 1 of the Framework Agreement.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 7 Lot title: Blue Light Vehicles (including 4×4 variants)

1)Short description

Types of vehicles available under this Lot include Blue Light passenger cars, Blue light 4×4 variant vehicles. Associated services are as described within Schedule 1 of the Framework Agreement.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 8 Lot title: Blue Light, Light to Medium Commercial Vehicles

1)Short description

Types of vehicles available under this Lot include Blue light derived vans, 4×4 variants, Minibuses, Vans, Chassis Cabs, Pickup Trucks. Associated services are as described within Schedule 1 of the Framework Agreement.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Lot No: 9 Lot title: Blue Light Motorcycles

1)Short description

Types of vehicles available under this Lot include Blue light mopeds, Blue light scooters, Blue light naked/commuter motorcycles, Blue light touring motorcycles, Blue light sports touring motorcycles, Blue light sports motorcycles, Blue light off road motorcycles, Blue light utility quad bikes. Associated services are as described within Schedule 1 of the Framework Agreement.

2)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

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3)Quantity or scope
4)Indication about different date for duration of contract or starting/completion
5)Additional information about lots

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract

III.1.1)Deposits and guarantees required:

Participants will be advised if this is necessary during the procurement. Parent company and/or other guarantees of performance and financial liability may be required by Crown Commercial Service if considered appropriate.
III.1.2)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:

III.1.3)Legal form to be taken by the group of economic operators to whom the contract is to be awarded:

No special legal form is required but if a contract is awarded to a consortium the Contracting Authority may require the consortium to form a legal entity before entering into the framework agreement.
III.1.4)Other particular conditions
III.2)Conditions for participation

III.2.1)Personal situation of economic operators, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as amended (implementing Title II, Chapter V11, Section 2 of Directive 2004/18/EC), on the basis of
information provided in response to an Invitation to Tender (“ITT”).
This procurement will be managed electronically via the Crown Commercial Service’s e-Sourcing Suite. To participate in this procurement, participants must first be registered on the e-Sourcing Suite.
If you have not yet registered on the eSourcing Suite, this can be done online at https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk by following the link ‘Register for CCS eSourcing’. Please note that, to register, you must have a valid DUNS number (as provided by Dun and Bradstreet) for the organisation which you are registering, who will be entering into a contract if invited to do so. Full instructions for registration and use of the system can be found at http://ccs.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/respond-tender. Once you have registered on the eSourcing Suite, a registered user can express an interest for a specific procurement. This is done by emailing expressionOfInterest@ccs.gsi.gov.uk.Your email must clearly state: the name and reference for the procurement you wish to register for; the name of the registered supplier; and the name and contact details for the registered individual sending the email. Crowm Commercial Service will process the email and then enable the supplier to access the procurement online via the e-Sourcing Suite. The registered user will receive a notification email to alert them once this has been done.
As a user of the e-Sourcing Suite you will have access to Emptoris email messaging service which facilitates all messages sent to you and from you in relation to any specific RFX event. Please note it is your responsibility to access these emails on a regular basis to ensure you have sight of all relevant information.
For technical assistance on use of the e-Sourcing Suite please contact Crown Commercial Service Support

Desk email: eEnablement@ccs.gsi.gov.uk

Responses must be published by the date in IV.3.4.

III.2.2)Economic and financial ability

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met: Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as amended (implementing Title II, Chapter V11, Section 2 of Directive 2004/18/EC), on the basis of
information provided in response to an ITT.

The ITT can be accessed at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in III.2.1

The Contracting Authority may take into account any of the following information:
A copy of your audited accounts for the most recent two years and one or more of the following in respect of your organisation or guarantor (as the case may be).
(a) the profit and loss account and a statement of your turnover and cash flow for the 12 months immediately preceding the date of the request;
(b) a statement of your cash flow forecast for the current year and a bank letter outlining the current cash and credit position; and/or
(c) an alternative means of demonstrating financial status if trading for less than a year.

III.2.3)Technical capacity

Information and formalities necessary for evaluating if the requirements are met:
Candidates will be assessed in accordance with Part 4 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2006, as amended (implementing Title II, Chapter V11, Section 2 of Directive 2004/18/EC), on the basis of
information provided in response to an ITT.

The ITT can be accessed at: https://gpsesourcing.cabinetoffice.gov.uk using the instructions detailed in III.2.1.

III.2.4)Information about reserved contracts
III.3)Conditions specific to services contracts
III.3.1)Information about a particular profession
III.3.2)Staff responsible for the execution of the service

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Type of procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure

Open
IV.1.2)Limitations on the number of operators who will be invited to tender or to participate
IV.1.3)Reduction of the number of operators during the negotiation or dialogue
IV.2)Award criteria

IV.2.1)Award criteria

The most economically advantageous tender in terms of the criteria stated in the specifications, in the invitation to tender or to negotiate or in the descriptive document

IV.2.2)Information about electronic auction

An electronic auction will be used: yes
Additional information about electronic auction: No eAuction will be used at Framework level. An eAuction may be used in further competitions under the Framework Agreement.
IV.3)Administrative information

IV.3.1)File reference number attributed by the contracting authority:

RM1070

IV.3.2)Previous publication(s) concerning the same contract

Prior information notice

of 20.2.2014

IV.3.3)Conditions for obtaining specifications and additional documents or descriptive document

IV.3.4)Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

19.8.2014 – 16:00
IV.3.5)Date of dispatch of invitations to tender or to participate to selected candidates

IV.3.6)Language(s) in which tenders or requests to participate may be drawn up

English.

IV.3.7)Minimum time frame during which the tenderer must maintain the tender

in days: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.3.8)Conditions for opening of tenders

Place:

Electronically via web-based portal.

 

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: no

VI.2)Information about European Union funds

The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no

VI.3)Additional information

Potential suppliers should note that, in accordance with the UK Government’s policies on transparency, Crown Commercial Service intends to publish the Invitation to Tender (ITT) document and the text of any Framework Agreement awarded, subject to possible redactions at the discretion of Crown Commercial Service. The terms of the proposed Framework Agreement will also permit a public sector contracting authority, awarding a contract under this Framework Agreement, to publish the text of that contract, subject to possible redactions at the discretion of the contracting authority. Further information on transparency can be found at:

http://ccs.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/about-government-procurement-service/transparency-and-accountability/transparency-procurement

The Contracting Authority expressly reserves the right (i) not to award any contract as a result of the procurement process commenced by publication of this notice; and (ii) to make whatever changes it may see fit to the content and structure of the tendering competition; and in no circumstances will the Contracting Authority be liable for any costs incurred by the candidates. If the Contracting Authority decides to enter into a Framework Agreement with the successful supplier, this does not mean that there is any guarantee of subsequent contracts being awarded. Any expenditure, work or effort undertaken prior to contract award is accordingly a matter solely for the commercial judgement of potential suppliers. Any orders placed under this Framework Agreement will form a separate contract under the scope of this Framework between the supplier and the specific requesting other contracting body. The Contracting Authority and other contracting bodies utilising the Framework reserve the right to use any electronic portal during the life of the agreement.
The duration referenced in Section II.1.4 is for the placing of orders.
The value provided in Section II.1.4 is only an estimate. We cannot guarantee to suppliers any business through this framework agreement.
Crown Commercial Service wishes to establish a Framework Agreement for use by the following UK public sector bodies (and any future successors to these organisations):
Central Government Departments, Local Government and Public Corporations that can be accessed at the Public Sector Classification Guide:

http://www.ons.gov.uk/ons/rel/na-classification/national-accounts-sector-classification/index.html

Local Authorities

http://openlylocal.com/councils/all

www.ubico.co.uk Agent acting on behalf of Cheltenham Borough Council.

NDPBs

https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations

National Parks Authorities

http://www.nationalparks.gov.uk/

Educational Establishments in England and Wales, maintained by the Department for Children, Schools and Families including Schools, Universities and Colleges but not Independent Schools

http://www.education.gov.uk/edubase/home.xhtml

Police Forces in the United Kingdom

http://www.police.uk/?view=force_sites

http://apccs.police.uk/about-the-apcc/

Fire and Rescue Services in the United Kingdom

http://www.fireservice.co.uk/information/ukfrs

http://www.nifrs.org/areas-districts/

http://www.firescotland.gov.uk/your-area.aspx

NHS Bodies England

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AcuteTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/MentalHealthTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/CareTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/SpecialHealthAuthorityListing.aspx

http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/OtherListing.aspx

Hospices in the UK

http://www.helpthehospices.org.uk/about-hospice-care/find-a-hospice/uk-hospice-and-palliative-care-services/

Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations)
Third Sector and Charities in the United Kingdom

http://www.charitycommission.gov.uk/find-charities/

http://www.oscr.org.uk/search-charity-register/

https://www.charitycommissionni.org.uk/ShowCharity/RegisterOfCharities/RegisterHomePage.aspx

Citizens Advice in the United Kingdom

http://www.citizensadvice.org.uk/index/getadvice.htm

www.cas.org.uk

http://www.citizensadvice.co.uk/

Scottish Public Bodies
The framework agreement will be available for use by any Scottish Public Sector Body: the Authority; Scottish Non-Departmental Public Bodies; offices in the Scottish Administration which are not ministerial offices; cross-border public authorities within the meaning of section 88(5) of the Scotland Act 1998; the Scotland Office; the Scottish Parliamentary Corporate Body; councils constituted under section 2 of the Local Government etc. (Scotland) Act 1994 (except where they are acting in their capacity as educational authority); Scottish joint fire boards or joint fire and rescue boards; Scottish joint police boards or any successor National Police or Fire Authority; Scottish National Park authorities, bodies registered as social landlords under the Housing (Scotland) Act 2001, Scottish health boards or special health boards, Student Loans Company Limited, Northern Lighthouse Board, further or higher education institutions being fundable bodies within the meaning of section 6 of the Further and Higher Education (Scotland) Act 2005 any public body established by or under the Scotland Act 1998 or any Act of the Scottish Parliament, any association of or formed by one or more of the foregoing, bodies financed wholly or mainly by one or more of the foregoing, bodies subject to management supervision by one or more of the foregoing and bodies more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, being appointed by one or more of the foregoing.
Scottish Government

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Home

Scottish Parliament

http://www.scottish.parliament.uk/abouttheparliament/27110.aspx

Scottish Public Services Ombudsman
Scottish Information Commissioner
Commissioner for Children and Young People in Scotland
Scottish Commission for Human Rights
Commission for Ethical Standards in Public Life in Scotland
Standards Commission for Scotland
Scottish Local Authorities

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/About/Government/councils

http://www.scotland-excel.org.uk/home/AboutUs/OurMembers/AssociateMembers.aspx

Scottish Agencies, NDPBs

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Government/public-bodies/about/Bodies

Scottish NHS Bodies

http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/NHS-Workforce/NHS-Boards

Scottish Further and Higher Education Bodies

http://www.universities-scotland.ac.uk/index.php?page=members

http://www.sfc.ac.uk/aboutus/council_funded_institutions/WhoWeFundColleges.aspx

Scottish Police

http://www.scotland.police.uk/your-community/

Scottish Housing Associations

http://www.sfha.co.uk/component/option,com_membersdir/Itemid,149/view,membersdir/

The Scotland Office

http://www.scotlandoffice.gov.uk/scotlandoffice/33.30.html

Registered Social Landlords (Housing Associations) – Scotland

http://www.esystems.scottishhousingregulator.gov.uk/register/reg_pub_dsp.search

Scottish Schools
Primary Schools

http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/scottishschoolsonline/index.asp?schoolsearchstring=&addresssearchstring=&authority=&strTypes=isprimaryschool&bSubmit=1&Submit=Search

Secondary Schools

http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/scottishschoolsonline/index.asp?schoolsearchstring=&addresssearchstring=&authority=&strTypes=issecondaryschool&bSubmit=1&Submit=Search

Special Schools

http://www.ltscotland.org.uk/scottishschoolsonline/index.asp?schoolsearchstring=&addresssearchstring=&authority=&strTypes=isspecial&bSubmit=1&Submit=Search

Scottish Public Bodies
National Records of Scotland
Historic Scotland
Disclosure Scotland
Registers of Scotland
Scottish Qualification Authority
Scottish Courts Service
Scottish Prison Service
Transport Scotland
The Scottish Government Core Directorates
Highlands and Islands Enterprise
Crown Office & Procurator Fiscal Service
Scottish Police Authority
National Museums of Scotland
Scottish Children’s Reporter Administration
Scottish Enterprise
Scottish Environment Protection Agency
Scottish Legal Aid Board
Scottish Natural Heritage
Skills Development Scotland
Visit Scotland
Aberdeen City Council
Aberdeenshire Council
Angus Council
Argyll and Bute Council
City of Edinburgh Council
Clackmannanshire Council
Comhairle nan Eilean Siar
Dumfries and Galloway Council
Dundee City Council
East Ayrshire Council
East Dunbartonshire Council
East Lothian Council
East Renfrewshire Council
Falkirk Council
Fife Council
Glasgow City Council
Highland Council
Inverclyde Council
Midlothian Council
Moray Council, The
North Ayrshire Council
North Lanarkshire Council
Orkney Islands Council
Perth and Kinross Council
Renfrewshire Council
Scottish Borders Council
Shetland Islands Council
South Ayrshire Council
South Lanarkshire Council
Stirling Council
West Dunbartonshire Council
West Lothian Council
Central Scotland Fire and Rescue Service
Dumfries and Galloway Fire and Rescue Service
Fife Fire and Rescue Service
Grampian Fire and Rescue Service
Highlands and Islands Fire and Rescue Service
Lothian and Borders Fire and Rescue Service
Strathclyde Fire and Rescue Service
Tayside Fire and Rescue Service
Golden Jubilee Hospital (National Waiting Times Centre Board)
NHS 24
NHS Ayrshire and Arran
NHS Borders
NHS Dumfries and Galloway
NHS Education for Scotland
NHS Fife
NHS Forth Valley
NHS Grampian
NHS Greater Glasgow and Clyde
NHS Health Scotland
NHS Highland
NHS Lanarkshire
NHS Lothian
NHS Orkney
Healthcare Improvement Scotland
NHS Shetland
NHS Tayside
NHS Western Isles
Scottish Ambulance Service
The Common Services Agency for the Scottish Health Service
The State Hospital for Scotland
Aberdeen College
Adam Smith College
Angus College
Anniesland College
Ayr College
Banff and Buchan College
Barony College
Borders College
Cardonald College
Carnegie College
Central College of Commerce
Clydebank College
Coatbridge College
Cumbernauld College
Dumfries and Galloway College
Dundee College
Edinburghs Telford College
Elmwood College
Forth Valley College
Glasgow College of Nautical Studies
Glasgow Metropolitan College
Inverness College
James Watt College
Jewel and Esk College
John Wheatley College
Kilmarnock College
Langside College
Lews Castle College
Moray College
Motherwell College
Newbattle Abbey College
North Glasgow College
North Highland College
Oatridge College
Orkney College
Perth College
Reid Kerr College
Sabhal Mor Ostaig
Shetland College
South Lanarkshire College
Stevenson College
Stow College
West Lothian College
Edinburgh College of Art
Edinburgh Napier University
Glasgow Caledonian University
Glasgow School of Art
Heriot-Watt University
Queen Margaret University
Robert Gordon University
Royal Scottish Academy of Music and Drama
Scottish Agricultural College
UHI Millennium Institute
University of Aberdeen
University of Abertay Dundee
University of Dundee
University of Edinburgh
University of Glasgow
University of St Andrews
University of Stirling
University of Strathclyde
University of the West of Scotland
Cairngorms National Park Authority
Office of Scottish Charity Regulator
Forestry Commission Scotland
Audit Scotland
Welsh Public Bodies
National Assembly for Wales, Welsh Assembly Government and Welsh Local Authorities, and all bodies covered by:

http://www.assemblywales.org/abthome/abt-links.htm

http://new.wales.gov.uk/about/civilservice/directorates/?lang=en

NHS Wales

http://www.wales.nhs.uk/ourservices/directory

Housing Associations – Registered Social Landlords Wales
NI Public Bodies
Northern Ireland Government Departments

http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/gov.htm

Northern Ireland Public Sector Bodies and Local Authorities

http://www.northernireland.gov.uk/az2.htm

Schools in Northern Ireland

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/index/search.lsim?sr=0&nh=10&cs=iso-8859-1&sc=nidirect-cms&sm=0&mt=1&ha=nidirect-cms&cat=Banner&qt=SCHOOLS

Universities in Northern Ireland

http://www.deni.gov.uk/links.htm#colleges

Health and Social care in Northern Ireland

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=hospitals

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=boards

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=agencies

http://www.hscni.net/index.php?link=councils

Northern Ireland Housing Associations

http://www.nidirect.gov.uk/index/contacts/contacts-az.htm/housing-associations-contact

Police Service of Northern Ireland

http://www.psni.police.uk/index.htm

Any corporation established, or a group of individuals appointed to act together, for the specific purpose of meeting needs in the general interest, not having an industrial or commercial character, and
(i) financed wholly or mainly by another contracting authority listed above in this section VI.3 of this notice;
(ii) subject to management supervision by another contracting authority listed above in this section VI.3 of this notice; or
(iii) more than half of the board of directors or members of which, or, in the case of a group of individuals, more than half of those individuals, are appointed by another contracting authority listed above in this section VI.3 of this notice
(iv) an association of or formed by one or more of the Contracting Authorities listed above in this section VI.3 of this notice.
From 2nd April 2014 the Government introduced its new Government Security Classifications (GSC) classification scheme which replaced the current Government Protective Marking Scheme (GPMS). A key aspect of this was to reduce the number of security classifications used. All potential suppliers should make themselves aware of the changes as it may impact on this Requirement. The link below to the Gov.uk website provides information on the new GSC:

https://www.gov.uk/government/publications/government-security-classifications

Please refer to the CCS website:

http://ccs.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/i-am-supplier/supplier-guidance-supporting-information/complaints-during-procurement-process

for information about how complaints are handled during the procurement process.

VI.4)Procedures for appeal
VI.4.1)Body responsible for appeal procedures
VI.4.2)Lodging of appeals
VI.4.3)Service from which information about the lodging of appeals may be obtained

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

21.7.2014

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