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Services - 103679-2017

21/03/2017    S56

United Kingdom-London: Education and training services

2017/S 056-103679

Prior information notice

This notice is for prior information only

Services

Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministry of Justice
Postal address: 102 Petty France
Town: London
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
Postal code: SW1H 9AJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Sebastian Ambaye
E-mail: Sebastian.Ambaye@justice.gsi.gov.uk
Telephone: +44 2033342836
Internet address(es):
Main address: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations/ministry-of-justice
I.3)Communication
Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address
I.4)Type of the contracting authority
Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions
I.5)Main activity
General public services

Section II: Object

II.1)Scope of the procurement
II.1.1)Title:

Prison Education Framework — Prior Information Notice.

II.1.2)Main CPV code
80000000 Education and training services
II.1.3)Type of contract
Services
II.1.4)Short description:

The Ministry of Justice is seeking to establish a multi-lot framework for the provision of education services to those in custody in England. The purpose of this framework is to allow governors within the National Offender Management Service to contract with 1 or more organisations in order to deliver education services within a specified number of locations under their mandate. The National Offender Management Service is an executive agency of the Ministry of Justice responsible for the administration of prison and probation services within England and Wales and will be replaced by Her Majesty's Prison and Probation Service as of the 1.4.2017. In issuing this Prior Information Notice, the Ministry of Justice is seeking to inform the market of this planned procurement with a view to initiating a series of market consultations in the near future.

II.1.5)Estimated total value
Value excluding VAT: 600 000 000.00 GBP
II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: yes
II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
Lot No: The number of lots within this framework is to be confirmed.
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75231230 Prison services
80310000 Youth education services
80300000 Higher education services
79995000 Library management services
80400000 Adult and other education services
75231200 Services related to the detention or rehabilitation of criminals
92511000 Library services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

N/A.

II.2.14)Additional information

In issuing this Prior Information Notice and seeking to engage with the market, the Ministry of Justice is not compelling itself to conducting this procurement. Non-participation in the aforementioned market consultations will not be taken into account in any future procurement activities and does not preclude any economic operator from submitting a tender in any future competition.

II.2)Description
II.2.1)Title:
Lot No: The number of lots within this framework is to be confirmed
II.2.2)Additional CPV code(s)
75231230 Prison services
80310000 Youth education services
80300000 Higher education services
79995000 Library management services
80400000 Adult and other education services
75231200 Services related to the detention or rehabilitation of criminals
92511000 Library services
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UK UNITED KINGDOM
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

N/A.

II.2.14)Additional information
II.3)Estimated date of publication of contract notice:
31/07/2017

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1)Description
IV.1.8)Information about the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: yes

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:

The procurement exercise will run via the esourcing portal https://ministryofjusticecommercial.bravosolution.co.uk If your organisation is not already registered then we advise you to register using the above link. Crown Commercial Service (CCS) requires tender documentation issued by government departments for contracts exceeding 10 000 GBP over the life of contract are published online at https://www.gov.uk/contracts-finder for the general public. The contract awarded as a result of this procurement will be published on this website, subject to the statutory grounds for redaction as set out in the FOI Act 2000.The MoJ reserves the right to reject all or any of the bids for the competition and not to appoint any potential provider, without any liability on its part. Please submit any queries in relation to this procurement via the ‘Prison Education Framework — Market Engagement PQQ (PQQ_65)’ within Bravo, which is being utilised as a data room for this procurement.

VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice:
17/03/2017