Request for documentation and available discussions regarding 2012 contract with V4 RESOURCING LTD (renamed as NEPRO LIMITED)

Arthur Burden made this Freedom of Information request to North East Procurement Organisation

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Request for documentation and available discussions regarding 2012 contract with V4 RESOURCING LTD (renamed as NEPRO LIMITED, and latterly as BLOOM PROCUREMENT SERVICES LTD), and any related or similar contracts with V4 Holdings Ltd or V4 UK Holdings Ltd

Dear North Eastern Purchasing Organisation,

I'm requesting release of all documents concerning contracts in 2012 and before with NEPRO Ltd, V4 Solutions Ltd, V4 Holdings Ltd, and/or V4 UK Holdings Ltd, including but not limited to:
A- original OJEU invitation to tender which led to the award to V4 Solutions Ltd - renamed as NEPRO Ltd
B- submissions for this contract (with appropriate portions redacted)
C- review, scoring, evaluation, and award process including information on decision-making and individuals involved
D- award notice
E- correspondence regarding the operations and management of the contract between award and the new contract in 2015
F- any correspondence regarding the name, NEPRO Ltd, and similarities and risks of 'passing off' or any other confusion between NEPRO and NEPO
G- volumes, prices, and client data held on monitoring and management of the contract
H- data regarding monitoring of vendor neutrality (as advertised in NEPRO's name 'the neutral vendor solution for expert professional services')
I- any data held on relationships and chinese walls or other confidentiality arrangements between V4 Solutions Ltd (which became NEPRO), the owning company V4 holdings, its owning company V4 UK holdings, and any other consultancy/agency owned wholly or in part by the same organisation or individuals.
J- any challenge to the process of this contract or the award of this contract, including clarifications provided at the time of tendering.
And any other information relevant to the question of the legality and propriety of the operations of NEPRO Ltd.

Yours faithfully,

Arthur Burden

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NEPO Governance, North East Procurement Organisation

Thank you for your request dated 3 April 2017 under the Freedom of

Information Act. We received your request on 3 April 2017 and will

respond in accordance with FOI by 4 May 2017.
Governance Team
North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)
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NEPO Governance, North East Procurement Organisation

Thank you for your request dated 3 April 2017 under the Freedom of

Information Act. We received your request on 3 April 2017 and will

respond in accordance with FOI by 4 May 2017.
Governance Team
North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)
[1][email address] | +(0) 191 2613940 | [2]nepo.org
Guildhall, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3AF

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NEPO Governance, North East Procurement Organisation

Thank you for your request dated 3 April 2017 under the Freedom of

Information Act. We received your request on 3 April 2017 and will

respond in accordance with FOI by 4 May 2017.
Governance Team
North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)
[1][email address] | +(0) 191 2613940 | [2]nepo.org
Guildhall, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3AF

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NEPO Governance, North East Procurement Organisation

Dear Mr Burden,
Thank you for your request dated 21st March 2017 under the Freedom of
Information Act. We received your request on 21st March 2017 and will
respond in accordance of FOI within the 20 day time frame.

Kind Regards,

Governance Team
North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)
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Guildhall, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3AF

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Dear Sir 
Freedom of Information request - Request for documentation and available
discussions regarding 2012 contract with V4 RESOURCING LTD (renamed as
NEPRO LIMITED.
Please find attached our response to the above request.
Kind regards 
Governance Team
North East Procurement Organisation (NEPO)
[1][email address] | +(0) 191 2613940 | [2]nepo.org
Guildhall, Quayside, Newcastle upon Tyne, NE1 3AF

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