Dear Merton Borough Council,

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

Please can you provide the following information for each contract listed below:

1. Advocacy and Independent Visitor Service
2. Club for young people with learning disabilities
3. Holiday playschemes
4. Saturday club for children with disabilities
5. Young carers

• When will these contracts be tendered out following the end of the current contracts?
• Service specification for these contracts
• Actual contract values on an annual basis
• Start dates & duration of contracts

Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,
Ms Shilpa

foi, Merton Borough Council

Thank you for your email message. We aim to respond to all requests under
the Freedom of Information Act 2000 and Environmental Information
Regulations 2004 within 20 working days.
More information about the way we deal with information requests is on our
web site at [1]www.merton.gov.uk/foi.
 
Information Governance Team
London Borough of Merton.
020 8545 4634
 
 
 

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Kate Jennings, Merton Borough Council

       

Dear Ms Shilpa

 

Freedom of Information Act 2000 / Environmental Information Regulations
2004 Information request FOI F13436

 

We have now considered your information request as set out below. 

 

You asked:

 

Please can you provide the following information for each contract listed
below:

 

1.    Advocacy and Independent Visitor Service

2.    Club for young people with learning disabilities

3.    Holiday playschemes

4.    Saturday club for children with disabilities

5.    Young carers

 

1.    When will these contracts be tendered out following the end of the
current contracts?

 

Each of the contracts referenced above have been extended for up to an
additional 2 years to end 31st March 2022 at the latest, as permitted
within the current terms. A date for any future tendering has not yet been
agreed.

 

2.    Service specification for these contracts

 

Service specifications for any further tendering of the services listed
and are not yet developed / available. Specifications will be published on
the London Tenders Portal [1]https://www.londontenders.org/ as part of any
tendering process.

 

3.    Actual contract values on an annual basis

Contract values for any future contracts will be published on the London
Tenders Portal [2]https://www.londontenders.org/ as part of the tendering
process. Current contract values are published on London Tenders Contracts
Register: [3]https://procontract.due-north.com/Contra...

 

4.    Start dates & duration of contracts

 

The current contracts started 1 April 2017 on a 3 year +2 basis.

 

If you have any queries or concerns about this please contact me.

 

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request or wish to
appeal against the decision to exempt any part of your request, you should
request an Internal Review at [4][Merton Borough Council request email] or write in to Freedom
of Information team, Merton Council, Civic Centre, Morden, SM4 5DX.

 

If you escalate to the Information Commissioners Office (ICO) without
following the council’s internal review process, the ICO will refer you
back to the council to enable the correct process to be followed.

 

If you remain dissatisfied with the handling of your request or complaint,
you have a right to appeal to the Information Commissioner at:

 

The Information Commissioner's Office, Wycliffe House, Water Lane,
Wilmslow, Cheshire, SK9 5AF.

 

Telephone: 0303 123 1113

 

Website: [5]www.ico.org.uk

 

There is no charge for making an appeal.

 

Yours sincerely

 

 

 

 

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