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01/04/2016    S64

United Kingdom-Exeter: Health and social work services

2016/S 064-110413

Prior information notice


Directive 2004/18/EC

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name, addresses and contact point(s)

Official name: Devon County Council
National registration number: UKK
Postal address: County Hall, 1st Floor, The Annexe, Topsham Road
Town: Exeter
Postal code: EX2 4QD
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr James Szalanski-Coles
Telephone: +44 1392383000

Internet address(es):

General address of the contracting authority:

Address of the buyer profile:

Further information can be obtained from:
Official name: Devon County Council
National registration number: UKK
Postal address: County Hall, 1st Floor, The Annexe, Topsham Road
Town: Exeter
Postal code: EX2 4QD
Country: United Kingdom
For the attention of: Mr James Szalanski-Coles
Telephone: +44 1392383000
Internet address:

I.2)Type of the contracting authority
Regional or local authority
I.3)Main activity
General public services
I.4)Contract award on behalf of other contracting authorities
The contracting authority is purchasing on behalf of other contracting authorities: no

Section II.B: Object of the contract (Supplies or services)

II.1)Title attributed to the contract by the contracting authority:
Provision of Youth Service in Devon.
II.2)Type of contract and place of delivery or of performance
Service category No 25: Health and social services
Devon County Council boundary area.

NUTS code UKK43 Devon CC

II.3)Information on framework agreement
The notice involves the establishment of a framework agreement: no
II.4)Short description of nature and quantity or value of supplies or services:
Provision of Youth Service in Devon. This PIN Notice is Not a Call to Competition. The purpose of this PIN is to advise organisations of a potential contract opportunity that they may like to consider in the near future. Shortly (presently anticipated to be during May 2016) Devon County Council (the ‘Contracting Authority') will be tendering for a Youth Services contract for young people between the ages of 13 and 19 (although this could be between the ages of 11 and 25 if certain protected characteristics or particular circumstances apply) and involves working with and accepting referrals from multiple partners and agencies. This contract will cover the geographical area included in Devon County Council's boundary and will include both universal (open access) and targeted provision for young people. However, please note that the exact scope of this service is in the process of being finalised and Devon County Council are currently in the pre-procurement stage. Please note that participation in this procurement procedure will be reserved to organisations pursuing a public service mission and fulfilling the conditions set in Regulation 77 of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. Please refer to Regulation 77, in full below, which details the conditions that organisations must fulfil in order to qualify: Reserved contracts for certain services 77. — (1) Contracting authorities may reserve to qualifying organisations the right to participate in procedures for the award of reservable public contracts. (2) For that purpose, a contract is a reservable public contract only if it is exclusively for 1 or more of the services which are covered by CPV codes 75121000-0, 75122000-7, 75123000-4, 79622000-0, 79624000-4, 79625000-1, 80110000-8, 80300000-7, 80420000-4, 80430000-7, 80511000-9, 80520000-5, 80590000-6, from 85000000-9 to 85323000-9, 92500000-6, 92600000-7, 98133000-4, and 98133110-8. (3) In this regulation, “qualifying organisation” means an organisation which fulfils all of the following conditions: — (a) its objective is the pursuit of a public service mission linked to the delivery of services referred to in paragraph; (2) (b) profits are reinvested with a view to achieving the organisation's objective, and any distribution of profits is based on participatory considerations; (c) the structures of management or ownership of the organisation are (or will be, if and when it performs the contract) — (i) based on employee ownership or participatory principles, or (ii) require the active participation of employees, users or stakeholders; and (d) the organisation has not been awarded, pursuant to this regulation, a contract for the services concerned by the contracting authority concerned within the past 3 years. (4) The maximum duration of a contract awarded under this regulation shall not be longer than 3 years. (5) Where a contracting authority exercises the power of reservation conferred by paragraph (1), the call for competition shall make reference to Article 77 of the Public Contracts Directive. (6) This regulation does not apply in relation to the procurement of health care services for the purposes of the NHS within the meaning and scope of the National Health Service (Procurement, Patient Choice and Competition) (No 2) Regulations 2013 (1). Organisations that meet the conditions of Regulation 77 should register themselves on Devon County Council's e-tendering procurement portal (Supplying the South West / ProContract) if they wish to be considered for this contract or wish to find out more information. Details of the system can be found at I.1) of this document. To register simply go to this URL and follow the registration instructions on screen. Value: 4 000 000 GBP. This figure will be confirmed in the official contract notice. Duration: 3 years.
Estimated cost excluding VAT: 4 000 000 GBP
II.5)Common procurement vocabulary (CPV)

85000000 Health and social work services, 85312310 Guidance services, 85312400 Welfare services not delivered through residential institutions, 85322000 Community action programme, 98133110 Services provided by youth associations

II.6)Scheduled date for start of award procedures
II.7)Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)
The contract is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement (GPA): yes
II.8)Additional information:

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1)Conditions relating to the contract
III.1.1)Main financing conditions and payment arrangements and/or reference to the relevant provisions governing them:
III.2)Conditions for participation
III.2.1)Information about reserved contracts

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1)Information about European Union funds
The contract is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: no
VI.2)Additional information:
VI.3)Information on general regulatory framework
VI.4)Date of dispatch of this notice: