Luton Council Approved Suppliers List for Alternative Learning Provision

Luton Council Approved Suppliers List for Alternative Learning Provision

Alternative providers are to provide Luton Borough Council with education settings that meet the needs of learners who are permanently excluded or not school ready, or are signed off from school on medical grounds.

United Kingdom-Luton: Special education services

2020/S 081-192457

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: Luton Council
Postal address: Town Hall, George Street
Town: Luton
NUTS code: UKH21
Postal code: LU1 2BQ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Ms Jacqueline Chambers
E-mail: jacqueline.chambers@luton.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 1582546834
Internet address(es):Main address: http://www.luton.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.luton.gov.uk

I.2)Information about joint procurement

I.3)Communication

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

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Luton Council Approved Suppliers List for Alternative Learning Provision

Reference number: DN466024

II.1.2)Main CPV code

80340000

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

Alternative providers are to provide Luton borough council with education settings that meet the needs of learners who are permanently excluded or not school ready, or are signed off from school on medical grounds. Luton Council intends to set up an approved list of suitable qualified providers.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

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)

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UKH21

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

Alternative providers are to provide Luton borough council with education settings that meet the needs of learners who are permanently excluded or not school ready, or are signed off from school on medical grounds. Alternative providers will consider Safeguarding their number one priority as the students who are placed by the alternative learning and progression service are extremely vulnerable and detailed attention by each provider will be needed to keep all of these students safe. Alternative providers will provide students with a curriculum that is robust and fit for purpose, but is forward thinking enough to open opportunities to return to school or to follow aspirational post 16 course and destinations. Luton Council intends to set up an approved list of suitable qualified providers.

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

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

Duration in months: 36
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

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:

III.2.3)Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing 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
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: 27/05/2020
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: 120 (from the date stated for receipt of tender)

IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 27/05/2020
Local time: 12:00
Place:

Luton Council.

Information about authorised persons and opening procedure:

Luton Council Corporate Procurement.

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:

This contract will run for 3 years. Information on site visits will be included in the tender documents. To view documents interested parties will need to register on the electronic website ProContract. https://procontract.due-north.com

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The Local Government Ombudsman
Postal address: PO Box 4771 53-55 Butts Road
Town: Coventry
Postal code: CV4 0EH
Country: United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 3000610641
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:

21/04/2020