Substance Misuse Contract

Julie Thompson made this Rhyddid Gwybodaeth request to Wiltshire Council

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Roedd y cais yn llwyddiannus.

Dear Wiltshire Council,

Dear Wiltshire Borough Council,

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

Provision of Substance misuse incorporating related support

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

• Contract values of each framework/contract (& any sub lots), year to date

• Start date & duration of framework

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

• Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?

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

Yours faithfully,

Julie Thompson

FOI, Wiltshire Council

Ms Julie Thompson.

Freedom of Information Request Case ID 202000679

Thank you for your request for information received on 12 October 2020 in which you asked for the following information:

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

Provision of Substance misuse incorporating related support

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

• Contract values of each framework/contract (& any sub lots), year to date

• Start date & duration of framework

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

• Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?

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

Your request is being processed under the provisions of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and you will receive a response within 20 working days of receipt of your request, meaning you will receive a response on or before 06 November 2020.

Regards,

Kyle McCormack

Information Governance Team

Legal and Governance

Wiltshire Council

[Wiltshire Council request email]

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FOI, Wiltshire Council

Dear Ms Julie Thompson

Freedom of Information Request Case ID 202000679

Thank you for your request for information received on 12 October 2020, in which you asked for the following information:

Provision of Substance misuse incorporating related support

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

Contract values of each framework/contract (& any sub lots), year to date

Start date & duration of framework

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

Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?

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

Under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the Act) the Council is obliged to:
◾Let you know whether we hold the information you have requested
◾Provide you with the requested information, if held, (subject to any exemptions to disclosure that may apply)

I can confirm that the council holds the information you requested which is as follows:

​• Suppliers who applied for inclusion on each framework/contract and were successful & not successful at the PQQ & ITT stages
Bids were received from the following providers:
Addaction
Alabare Christian Care Centres
Change, grow live (CGL)
Developing Health and Independence (DHI)
Julian House
South Staffordshire and Shropshire NHS Foundation Trust
Turning Point

Turning Point was the winning bidder – this was a one provider contract, not a framework.

• Contract values of each framework/contract (& any sub lots), year to date
The WLC is £17,350,000 (this is for 5 years)

• Start date & duration of framework
Contract started 01/04/2018 and with the two year extension will end 31/03/2023

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

• Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s) are being either extended or renewed?
Yes. The contract has been extended for the full two years allowable in the terms of the contract.

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

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Regards,

Kyle McCormack

Information Governance Team

Legal and Governance

Wiltshire Council

[Wiltshire Council request email]

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