First World War Commemorations – Research Brief

First World War Commemorations – Research Brief

There are two major elements to this: the institutional history of Parliament – debates and discussions in both Houses, as well as legislation that was passed; and the stories of Members, staff and their families during the War – not only those that were killed, but also those who kept Parliament running until the end of the War.

Reference number: COM1137

Deadline date:10/05/2013

This deadline is for… Return of tenders

Contract value:£3,500 – £4,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: London

Is this suitable for smaller suppliers? Yes

Is this contract suitable for a voluntary, community and social enterprise organisations? No

Name of the buying organisation: The House of Commons

 

Description of the contract

The Houses of Parliament are planning to take part in this commemoration in a number of ways. A project with Members and staff of both Houses of Parliament, to encourage them to take part in the Imperial War Museum’s ‘Lives of the First World War’ project is being planned. Parliamentary Archives have also commissioned research into the many war memorials across Parliament which mark the deaths of Members, their families and staff of both Houses. The team will also be digitising the books of remembrance from the War. Please express your interest via the House of Commons procurement portal https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home In addition to the activities outlined above, Parliament’s Public Engagement and Learning team are planning a public engagement project that highlights the role of Parliament, its work and Members throughout the war. There are two major elements to this: the institutional history of Parliament – debates and discussions in both Houses, as well as legislation that was passed; and the stories of Members, staff and their families during the War – not only those that were killed, but also those who kept Parliament running until the end of the War.

 

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Classification of the contract

79315000 Social research services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? No

Is this contract related to a programme of funding? No

Contract will be awarded based on: Most economically advantageous tender in terms of: The criteria stated in the contract documents

Estimated length of contract: 4 Months

 

Who to contact

Contact name Mariana Apostol

Organisation name The House of Commons

Address Westminster, London, Middlesex, SW1A 0PW

Telephone 020 7219 1600

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How to apply

Please express your interest via the House of Commons procurement portal https://in-tendhost.co.uk/parliamentuk/aspx/Home Please note your expressions of interest via our In-Tend procurement portal to be received no later than 12:00 noon Friday 10 May 2013.