Dear FOI Team,

I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the contract below.

Education Case Management System:
https://www.sell2wales.gov.wales/search/...

The details we require are:
• What are the contractual performance KPI's for this contract?
• Suppliers who applied for inclusion on each framework/contract and were successful & not successful at the PQQ & ITT stages
• Actual spend on this contract/framework (and any sub lots), from the start of the contract to the current date
• Start date & duration of framework/contract?
• Could you please provide a copy of the service/product specification given to all bidders for when this contract was last advertised?
• Is there an extension clause in the framework(s)/contract(s) and, if so, the duration of the extension?
• Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this contract?

Thank you for your help.

Yours sincerely

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council

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Dear Mr Marcus Le Brocq

 

Request for Information RFI-4389-22

 

Thank you for your request for information relating to Education Case
Management System which was received on 28 March 2022.

 

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Assurance Team, Resources and Transformation

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council,

Civic Centre,

Darwall Street,

Walsall, WS1 1DG

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Dear Marcus Le Brocq,

 

Freedom of Information Request RFI-4389-22

 

Further to your request for information about Education Case Management
System, 

I would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of
Information Act, details in respect to the contract below.

Education Case Management System:

https://eur01.safelinks.protection.outlo...

The details we require are:

• What are the contractual performance KPI's for this contract? 

This information is not held as these are still being developed.  The
information is therefore exempt from disclosure under the provisions of
FOI Act s1, Information not held.

• Suppliers who applied for inclusion on each framework/contract and were
successful & not successful at the PQQ & ITT stages. 

This is a direct award as detailed in the VEAT notice.  This information
is already accessible within the information accessed by the link provided
above in the original question.  As such the information is exempt from
disclosure under the provisions of the FOI Act s21,
information accessible elsewhere.  

• Actual spend on this contract/framework (and any sub lots), from the
start of the contract to the current date.

 This is as detailed in the VEAT notice. This information is already
accessible within the information accessed by the link provided above in
the original question.  As such the information is exempt from
disclosure under the provisions of the FOI Act s21,
information accessible elsewhere.  

• Start date & duration of framework/contract? 

Start date is still being worked on but April 2022 is what is expected;
duration: 5 years

• Could you please provide a copy of the service/product specification
given to all bidders for when this contract was last advertised? 

This is a direct award as detailed in the VEAT notice. This information is
already accessible within the information accessed by the link provided
above in the original question.  As such the information is exempt from
disclosure under the provisions of the FOI Act s21,
information accessible elsewhere.  

• Is there an extension clause in the framework(s)/contract(s) and, if so,
the duration of the extension? 

No

• Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for this
contract?

Head of Service - Quality Assurance and Performance Information.

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I hope that the information provided is useful to you. However, if you are
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send to: Corporate Assurance Manager, Resources & Transformation, Civic
Centre, Darwall Street, Walsall, WS1 1TP.

 

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Yours sincerely,

Denise Gold

 

 

Assurance Team, Resources and Transformation

Walsall Metropolitan Borough Council,

Civic Centre,

Darwall Street,

Walsall, WS1 1DG

Email: [Walsall Council request email]

Service area: [2]walsall.gov.uk/ Information Governance and Assurance

Website:  [3]www.walsall.gov.uk

 

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Dear Denise

Thank you for replying with this information notice

Yours faithfully,

M Le Brocq