Understanding the energy contract for Leeds City 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.

Supply of gas including brokerage agreement.:
http://ted.europa.eu/udl?uri=TED:NOTICE:...

The details we require are:
• 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

MJR Pearce

DPFOI, Leeds City Council

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Requests Team
Information Management & Governance
Leeds City Council
PO Box 837
LS1 9PZ
Tel: 0113 3784251
Email: [email address]

Our reference: MVHT4PU2R

Date 02/03/2021

Dear MJ Pearce,

Re: Freedom of Information Request 

I refer to your request to the council.

We will respond to your request in accordance with the Freedom of
Information Act 2000.

You may also wish to check information published by Leeds City Council at
datamillnorth.org to see if the information you have requested is already
available.

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requested within statutory time scales, however if there is a large volume
of data we may need to send this to you in batches. Where this is the
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me on 0113 3784251 or by email to [email address].

Yours sincerely,

Information Management & Governance Team
Digital Information Service
Leeds City Council

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Leeds City Council

Requests Team
Information Management & Governance
Leeds City Council
PO Box 837
LS1 9PZ
Tel: 0113 3784251
Email: [email address]

Our reference: MVHT4PU2R

Date 24/03/2021

Dear M J Pearce

 

I refer to the above and your request dated 26/2/21. I have contacted the
relevant services and now provide a response to your request relating to
supply of gas including brokerage agreement.

 

·       Suppliers who applied for inclusion on each framework/contract and
were successful & not successful at the PQQ & ITT stages<span "="">

PQQ

Successful:  Corona, GDF Suez, Laser

Unsuccessful:  none

Tender

Successful:  GDF Suez

Unsuccessful:  Corona, Laser

 

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

£29,960,722.76 , up to 31 January 2021

 

·       Start date & duration of framework • Is there an extension clause
in the framework(s)/contract(s) and, if so, the duration of the
extension?<span "="">

Contract start date of 01.11.2014, for an initial 2 years, with up to 4 x
2 year extensions

 

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

The contract has been extended until 31.03.2022

 

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

Andrew Lingham, Senior Project Manager, Sustainable Energy & Air Quality
(SEAQ)

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I trust that this is self-explanatory.  If you have any queries please
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Kind regards

 

Althea Brown

Information Governance Officer

Requests Team 

If you have any queries or wish to discuss this matter then please contact
me on 0113 3784251 or by email to [email address].

Yours sincerely,

Information Management & Governance Team
Digital Information Service
Leeds City Council

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