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Contracts

Requested on
Tue 19th August, 2014
Reference
FOI 4852
Resolution
Information provided

Question

Under the Freedom of Information Act I would like to request the following information about the issuance of contracts:

1. Could you please provide me with the total number of contracts put out for tender by your organisation during the following two periods:

(a) January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2010 (or the nearest available 12-month period – please specify); and

(b) January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013 (or the nearest available 12-month period – please specify)

2. For each of these two periods, please state how many of these contracts were awarded after a tendering process in which only one contractor submitted a bid.

Answer

Following the above information request, our procurment team is pleased to provide the following information:
In 2010 the threshold at which contacts had to be addressed to the Contract Compliance  and opened at opening ceremonies was £15K, records for these contracts are maintained inspect of the number of returned Quotation/Tenders

(a) January 1, 2010 - December 31, 2010 (or the nearest available 12-month period – please specify); There were 19 contracts returned to the Contract Compliance Officer in the period January 1 2010 to December 31 2010 four of which were where only one contractor submitted a bid.

In 2013 the threshold at which contacts had to be addressed to the Contract Compliance  and opened at opening ceremonies was £25K, records for these contracts are maintained inspect of the number of returned Quotation/Tenders

(b) January 1, 2013 - December 31, 2013 (or the nearest available 12-month period – please specify) There were 18 contracts returned to the Contract Compliance Officer in the period January 1 2013 to December 31 2013.  One of which was where only one contractor submitted a bid.

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