Research Brief – Use of Illicit Mobile Phones in Prison

Research Brief – Use of Illicit Mobile Phones in Prison

The Authority has a requirement for a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to deliver a research brief – Mobile Phones in Prisons – The demand and use of illicit mobile phones.

Provision of a Research Brief – Mobile Phones in Prisons – The demand and use of illicit mobile phones

Reference number: 3585-2-Professional Services-N-RFP

Deadline date:27/11/2013

This deadline is for… Receipt of proposals

Contract value:£50,000 – £70,000

Location where the contract is to be carried out: United Kingdom

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: Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT N

 

Description of the contract

The Authority has a requirement for a suitably qualified and experienced contractor to deliver a research brief – Mobile Phones in Prisons – The demand and use of illicit mobile phones. The work is commissioned by NOMS Commissioning Strategies Group. This is a further competition against the Home Office Science and Research Group Methods and Topics Based Framework Agreement Lot M7 Qualitative Methods of Research. This further competition is only open to suppliers who are assigned to this lot on this Framework. The contractor will be required to carry out qualitative research as detailed in the attached specification and ultimately produce a high quality research report

 

Classification of the contract

73110000 Research services

 

Additional information

Contract type: Services – Unspecified

Is it a framework agreement? Yes

Framework agreement details: contract being called off a framework agreement

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: 01/01/2014 – 30/09/2014

 

Who to contact

Contact name Belinda Aleagha

Organisation name Ministry of Justice (MoJ) Procurement – CMT N

Address Harcourt House, Chancellor Court, 21 The Calls, Leeds, West Yorkshire , LS2 7EH

Telephone 0113 202 1047

Extension number:

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Web address www.justice.gov.uk

 

How to apply

In accordance with the UK Government’s policies on transparency, the text of this Invitation to Quote will be made publicly available, subject to any redactions at the discretion of the Contracting Authority. However this is a further competition against the Home Office Science and Research Group – Methods and Topics Based Framework Agreement and only those suppliers assigned to Lot M7: Qualitative Methods of Research are permitted to tender. Tenders submitted by any parties not having been formally invited to tender will not be accepted as part of this procurement.