Police Forensic Service Contract

Police Forensic Service Contract

The scientific disciplines are split into Lots: pace DNA, crime scene DNA, drugs, toxicology-RTA, toxicology casework and casework with some lots have multiple suppliers/split Lots.

United Kingdom-Royston: Police services

2020/S 085-203435

Contract notice

Services

Legal Basis:

Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses

Official name: 7 Force Procurement (Representing Police and Crime Commissioners for Bedfordshire, Cambridgeshire, Essex, Hertfordshire, Kent, Norfolk, Suffolk
National registration number: N/A
Postal address: Royston Police Station, Melbourn Street
Town: Royston
NUTS code: UK
Postal code: SG8 7BZ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Emma Savine
E-mail: Emma-louise.Savine@herts.pnn.police.uk
Telephone: +44 1707354261
Internet address(es):Main address: https://www.herts.police.uk

Address of the buyer profile: https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/29016

I.2)Information about joint procurement

The contract is awarded by a central purchasing body

I.3)Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge, at: http://www.government-online.net/forensic-services-tender/
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
Tenders or requests to participate must be submitted to the abovementioned address

I.4)Type of the contracting authority

Regional or local authority

I.5)Main activity

Public order and safety

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement

II.1.1)Title:

Contract for the Provision of Forensic Service – 18 month extension

Reference number: KEJAB11514 / O-5-0036-15

II.1.2)Main CPV code

75241100

II.1.3)Type of contract

Services

II.1.4)Short description:

18 month extension to the contract for the provision of forensic service for the Eastern Region Police Forces, procured from the last NNFNG Framework. The scientific disciplines are split into lots: pace DNA, crime scene DNA, drugs, toxicology-RTA, toxicology casework and casework with some lots have multiple suppliers/split lots.

II.1.5)Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 53 000 000.00 GBP

II.1.6)Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: yes
Tenders may be submitted for all lots
The contracting authority reserves the right to award contracts combining the following lots or groups of lots:

Extension for 18 months with current providers:

Lot 201: 1

Lot 202: 2

Lot 207: 2

Lot 211a: 2

Lot 211b: 1

Lot 212: 2.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Contract for the Provision of Forensic Service Lot 201 PACE

Lot No: 201- 18 mth extension

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33950000
71600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

18 month extension of Lot 201 — Pace

The ITT was issued by Kent Police on behalf of the following:

• Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Essex Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Kent Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner.

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: 916 884.00 GBP

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

Start: 15/07/2020
End: 14/01/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Intention to award a 18-month extension to the supplier of Lot 201 Forensic services contract on and on behalf of all seven Eastern Region Police and Crime Commissioners.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Contract for the Provision of Forensic Service Lot 202 Crime Scene DNA

Lot No: 202

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33950000
71600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK
Main site or place of performance:

Eurofins Forensic Services Queens Road.

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

18 month extension of Lot 202 — Crime scene DNA

The ITT was issued by Kent Police on behalf of the following:

• Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Essex Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Kent Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner and the contract lot 202 was awarded to Orchard Cellmark 70 % and Eurofins 30 %.

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: 1 947 957.00 GBP

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

Start: 15/07/2020
End: 14/01/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Intention to award a 18-month extension to the suppliers of Lot 202 Forensic services contract on and on behalf of all seven Eastern Region Police and Crime Commissioners.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Contract for the Provision of Forensic Service Lot 207 Dru

Lot No: 207-18 mth extension

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33950000
71600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

18 month extension of Lot 207 — Drugs.

The ITT was issued by Kent Police on behalf of the following:

• Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Essex Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Kent Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner to Socotec 70 % and Key 30 %.

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: 1 206 753.00 GBP

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

Start: 15/07/2020
End: 14/01/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Intention to award a 18-month extension to the suppliers of Lot 207 Forensic services contract on and on behalf of all seven Eastern Region Police and Crime Commissioners.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Contract for the Provision of Forensic Service Lot 211a

Lot No: 211a

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33950000
71600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

18 month extension of Lot 211a RTA Toxicology.

The ITT was issued by Kent Police on behalf of the following:

• Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Essex Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Kent Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner awarded to Cellmark 50 % and Key 50 %.

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: 1 426 766.00 GBP

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

Start: 15/07/2020
End: 14/01/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Intention to award a 18-month extension to the Suppliers of Lot 211a RTA Tox — Forensic services contract on and on behalf of all seven Eastern Region Police and Crime Commissioners.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Contract for the Provision of Forensic Service Lot 211b

Lot No: 211b

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

33950000
71600000

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

18 month extension of Lot 211b — Toxicology Casework.

The ITT was issued by Kent Police on behalf of the following:

• Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Essex Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Kent Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner awarded to Eurofins.

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: 178 214.00 GBP

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

Start: 15/07/2020
End: 14/01/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Intention to award a 18-month extension to the supplier of Lot 211b Casework tox — forensic services contract on and on behalf of all seven Eastern Region Police and Crime Commissioners.

II.2)Description

II.2.1)Title:

Contract for the Provision of the Forensic Service Lot 212

Lot No: Lot 212 for 18 mth extension

II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)

71600000
71631400

II.2.3)Place of performance

NUTS code: UK

II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

18 month extension of Lot 212 — Casework

The ITT was issued by Kent Police on behalf of the following:

• Bedfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Cambridgeshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Essex Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Hertfordshire Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Kent Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Norfolk Police and Crime Commissioner,

• Suffolk Police and Crime Commissioner.

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: 7 733 606.00 GBP

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

Start: 15/07/2020
End: 14/01/2022
This contract is subject to renewal: no
II.2.9)Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

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

Intention to award a 18-month extension to the Supplier of Lot 212 Forensic services contract on and on behalf of all seven Eastern Region Police and Crime Commissioners.

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

Restricted 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: 11/05/2020
Local time: 00:00
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
IV.2.7)Conditions for opening of tenders

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 notice is to provide the notice of intention to extend the current forensic services framework for a further 18 months with the current suppliers for all six lots.

VI.4)Procedures for review

VI.4.1)Review body

Official name: The High Court of Justice
Postal address: Strand
Town: London
Postal code: WC2A 2LL
Country: United KingdomInternet address: https://www.judiciary.gov.uk/

VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures

Official name: Hertfordshire Constabulary
Town: Welwyn GArden City
Country: United Kingdom

VI.4.3)Review procedure

Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:

Please see article 54.5 of Part 54 of the Judicial Review and Statutory Review procedure available at https://www.justice.gov.uk/courts/procedure-rules/civil/rules/part54#54.5

VI.4.4)Service from which information about the review procedure may be obtained

Official name: 7 Force Stategic Procurement
Postal address: Royston Police Staiton, Melbourn St
Town: Royston
Postal code: SG8 7BZ
Country: United Kingdom
E-mail: 7forceprocurement@ecis.police.uk

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:

28/04/2020