Design and Build Contract for the Redevelopment of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School

Francis Lloyd made this Freedom of Information request to Northumberland County Council

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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.

Design and Build Contract for the Redevelopment of Hexham Middle School and Queen Elizabeth High School:
http://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:...

The details we require are:
• The ITT documents which were used to support the procurement of the current 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
• 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?

Thank you for your help.

Yours sincerely,

Francis Lloyd

Northumberland County Council

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Our Ref: 8557   

Dear Enquirer,

FREEDOM OF INFORMATION ACT REQUEST

I refer to your Freedom of Information request in relation to the Design
and Build Contract for the Redevelopment of Hexham Middle School and Queen
Elizabeth High School.

Right of Access

Section 1(1) of the Act provides any person making a request for
information to a public authority is entitled.

(a) to be informed in writing by the public authority whether it holds
information of the description specified in the request (which Section
1(6) of the Act designates as the "duty to confirm or deny"), and

(b) if that is the case, to have that information communicated to him.

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The Act creates a general right of access to information held by public
authorities subject to various exemptions.

Northumberland County Council confirms that it holds the information you
have requested, please see the following information in response.
Q.1 The ITT documents which were used to support the procurement of the
current contract
This information is attached.

Q.2 Suppliers who applied for inclusion on each framework/contract and
were successful & not successful at the PQQ & ITT stages
BAM Construction; Galliford Try Construction; Interserve Construction;
and Sir Robert McAlpine.
Interserve Construction were unsuccessful at PQQ stage, with the remaining
contractors invited to participate in competitive dialogue.
Q.3 Actual spend on this contract/framework (and any sub lots), from the
start of the contract to the current date
Regarding the contract, the actual spend on this contract to date is:
c.£17.9m.
Regarding the framework spend, this information is not held internally
within Northumberland County Council.  Further details can be found
[1]here.
Q.4 Start date & duration of framework
This information is not held internally within Northumberland County
Council.  Further details can be found [2]here.
Q.5 Is there an extension clause in the framework(s)/contract(s) and, if
so, the duration of the extension?
This information is not held internally within Northumberland County
Council.  Further details can be found [3]here.
Q.6 Has a decision been made yet on whether the framework(s)/contract(s)
are being either extended or renewed?
This information is not held internally within Northumberland County
Council.  Further details can be found [4]here.

Q.7 Who is the senior officer (outside of procurement) responsible for
this contract?
Sue Aviston, Head of School Organisation and Resources
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FOI Coordinator -
Information Governance Office
Northumberland County Council
County Hall
Morpeth
Northumberland
NE61 2EF

Tel: 0345 600 6400
Email: [Northumberland County Council request email]
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