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United Kingdom-Ballymena: Cleaning products
Voluntary ex ante transparency notice
Section I: Contracting authority/entity
Section II: Object
BSF-18-010 Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Materials to the Education Authority
The award of a contract by Education Authority Northern Ireland (EANI) without prior publication of a call for competition in the Official Journal of the European Union, in respect of the continued provision of a Contract for the provision of the supply and delivery of cleaning materials to the Education Authority.
Supply and delivery of cleaning materials to the Education Authority.
The value of the procurement is GBP 1 280 000. As this is a demand-led contract, the figures detailed within sections V.2.4) for each supplier are estimated figures based on historic expenditure for each supplier. Although the actual expenditure is likely to differ for each supplier, the overall value of the modification (GBP 1 280 000) will not be exceeded.
Section IV: Procedure
The current Contract BSF-18-010 Supply and Delivery of Cleaning Materials for the Education Authority Northern Ireland commenced on the 1 April 2019. The impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic has resulted in an unprecedented uptake in demand for cleaning products which could not have been foreseen by EANI. Modifications were undertaken in September 2020 and January 2021 to increase the value of the Contract and a further modification will now take place to increase value by GBP 1 281 000. The impact of the global Covid-19 pandemic is ongoing and due to the critical nature of the items awarded under this contract, it is imperative that the contract continues uninterrupted until a new a new contract can be put in place. EA have commenced a procurement exercise for a new contract for the supply of cleaning materials, which is envisaged to be advertised in July 2021. The modification to this contract is in accordance with Regulation 72(c) of the PCR2-15 in that:
(i) the need for modification has been brought about by circumstances which a diligent contracting authority could not have foreseen;
(ii) the modification does not alter the overall nature of the contract;
(iii) any increase in price does not exceed 50 % of the value of the original contract or framework agreement.
Section V: Award of contract/concession
Section VI: Complementary information