Services - 494341-2022

09/09/2022    S174

United Kingdom-London: Probation services

2022/S 174-494341

Contract award notice

Results of the procurement procedure


Legal Basis:
Directive 2014/24/EU

Section I: Contracting authority

I.1)Name and addresses
Official name: Ministry of Justice (UK)
Postal address: 102 Petty France
Town: London
NUTS code: UKL Wales
Postal code: SW1H 9AJ
Country: United Kingdom
Contact person: Commercial Contract Management Directorate - Probation Dynamic Framework
Telephone: +44 2033343555
Internet address(es):
Main address:
Address of the buyer profile:
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

DF Dependency and Recovery for North Yorkshire - Yorkshire and the Humber

Reference number: prj_7681
II.1.2)Main CPV code
75231240 Probation services
II.1.3)Type of contract
II.1.4)Short description:

The Authority has procured a Dependency and Recovery services for People on Probation due a significant proportion of

People on Probation having a dependency on legal and illegal substances and activities. The impact of this is wide-ranging both for the individual, their families and for society. Substance use disorders often cooccur alongside other mental illnesses. More than half of people with substance use disorders also have a mental illness. Frequently, each disorder amplifies the symptoms of the other. People on probation require a broad range of substance misuse and addiction related support for a range of complex needs. These services will not duplicate existing clinical commissioned services but should enhance an individual's ability to access the clinical services and support them in this need area. The service is for adult and young adult males.

II.1.6)Information about lots
This contract is divided into lots: no
II.1.7)Total value of the procurement (excluding VAT)
Value excluding VAT: 1 065 647.16 GBP
II.2.3)Place of performance
NUTS code: UKE21 York
NUTS code: UKE22 North Yorkshire CC
II.2.4)Description of the procurement:

In June 2020 the Ministry of Justice established the Probation Services Dynamic Framework (PSDF) to allow the Authority and Participating Bodies to purchase services to deliver rehabilitative and resettlement Interventions. The Dynamic Framework and subsequent Call-Off Competitions are conducted pursuant to Section 7 of the PCR 2015 (Social and Other Specific Services) the 'Light Touch Regime'.

The Supplier shall deliver a Dependency and Recovery Service by working in partnership with other organisations to enhance user access and support. The Dependency and Recovery Services should not duplicate provision where Clinical Commissioned Services are already in place in the applicable Geographical Location (which shall include the provision of Community Sentence Treatment Requirements). Dependency and Recovery Services can be delivered as part of a Rehabilitation Activity Requirement ("RAR") on a Community or Suspended Sentence Order, to those on Licence or Post Sentence Supervision and convicted. Where applicable, Dependency and Recovery Services must support a Person on Probation’s transition in conjunction with prison substance misuse services from Young Offenders Institute ("YOI") or an adult male prison back into the community and focus on the place where they will reside (not the prison they are released from).

II.2.5)Award criteria
Quality criterion - Name: Specification Compliance / Weighting: Pass/Fail
Quality criterion - Name: Understanding the local landscape / Weighting: Weighting 20% - Threshold 60
Quality criterion - Name: Delivering Services to People on Probation / Weighting: Weighting 35% - Threshold 60
Quality criterion - Name: Quality of Staff / Weighting: Weighting 20% - Threshold 60
Quality criterion - Name: Risk Management and Information Sharing / Weighting: Weighting 5% - Threshold 60
Quality criterion - Name: Equalities / Weighting: Weighting 10% - Threshold 60
Quality criterion - Name: Implementation / Weighting: Weighting 10% - Threshold 60
Price - Weighting: Highest Quality Conforming
II.2.11)Information about options
Options: yes
Description of options:

- The Authority reserved the right to exclude tenders that did not achieve a total quality score of 60.

- The Authority reserved the right to exclude tenders that did not achieve an individual quality criteria threshold.

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

The specific evaluation and award criteria for each competition were detailed in full in the procurement documents for the call off competition. The procurement documents are published through the Authority's esourcing portal.

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1.1)Type of procedure
Restricted procedure
IV.1.3)Information about a framework agreement or a dynamic purchasing system
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
Notice number in the OJ S: 2020/S 114-277986
IV.2.8)Information about termination of dynamic purchasing system
IV.2.9)Information about termination of call for competition in the form of a prior information notice

Section V: Award of contract


DF Dependency and Recovery for North Yorkshire - Yorkshire and the Humber

A contract/lot is awarded: yes
V.2)Award of contract
V.2.1)Date of conclusion of the contract:
V.2.2)Information about tenders
Number of tenders received: 1
The contract has been awarded to a group of economic operators: no
V.2.3)Name and address of the contractor
Official name: Ingeus UK Limited
Town: London
NUTS code: UKI31 Camden and City of London
Postal code: E1 8HG
Country: United Kingdom
The contractor is an SME: no
V.2.4)Information on value of the contract/lot (excluding VAT)
Total value of the contract/lot: 1 065 647.16 GBP
V.2.5)Information about subcontracting
The contract is likely to be subcontracted
Short description of the part of the contract to be subcontracted:

In accordance with the Framework Agreement, the Supplier is entitled to sub-contract its obligations under this Call-Off Contract to Key Sub-contractors declared in the Invitation to Tender and Call Off Contract. The Parties agree that they will periodically update records of any Key Sub-contractors appointed by the Supplier with the consent of the Customer after the Call-Off Commencement Date.

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.3)Additional information:
VI.4)Procedures for review
VI.4.1)Review body
Official name: High Court
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.2)Body responsible for mediation procedures
Official name: High Court
Town: London
Country: United Kingdom
VI.4.3)Review procedure
Precise information on deadline(s) for review procedures:
VI.5)Date of dispatch of this notice: