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Title: Social Attitudes Survey Vehicle 2018
Published by: Scottish Government
Publication Date: 19/02/2018
Deadline Date: 19/03/2018
Deadline Time: 12:00
Notice Type: 02 Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold or call offs of any value)
Has Documents: Yes
Has ESPD: No
Abstract: The Scottish Government wishes to commission a 2018 social attitudes survey vehicle to generate robust data, including time series data, from a set of 30 question items on attitudes to government, public services and policy issues in Scotland.
CPV: 73110000.

Contract Notice (below OJEU threshold)

Section I: Contracting Change authority

I.1) Name and addresses

Scottish Government

St Andrews House

Edinburgh

EH1 3DG

UK

Contact person: Donna Easterlow

Telephone: +44 1312422600

E-mail: Donna.Easterlow@gov.scot

NUTS: UKM

Internet address(es)

Main address: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

Address of the buyer profile: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/search/Search_AuthProfile.aspx?ID=AA10482

I.3) Communication

The procurement documents are available for unrestricted and full direct access, free of charge at:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


Additional information can be obtained from the abovementioned address


Tenders or requests to participate must be sent electronically to:

www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk


I.4) Type of the contracting authority

Ministry or any other national or federal authority, including their regional or local subdivisions

I.5) Main activity

General public services

Section II: Object

II.1) Scope of the procurement

II.1.1) Title

Social Attitudes Survey Vehicle 2018

II.1.2) Main CPV code

73110000

 

II.1.3) Type of contract

Services

II.1.4) Short description

The Scottish Government wishes to commission a 2018 social attitudes survey vehicle to generate robust data, including time series data, from a set of 30 question items on attitudes to government, public services and policy issues in Scotland.

II.1.5) Estimated total value

Value excluding VAT: 92 500.00 GBP

II.1.6) Information about lots

This contract is divided into lots: No

II.2) Description

II.2.3) Place of performance

NUTS code:

UKM

II.2.4) Description of the procurement

The Scottish Government wishes to commission a 2018 social attitudes survey vehicle to generate robust data, including time series data, from a set of 30 question items on attitudes to government, public services and policy issues in Scotland.

Specific requirements include:

1. A nationally representative sample of a minimum of 1200 adults aged 16 and over

2. Continuation of time series data previously delivered by Scottish Government modules in the Scottish Social Attitudes Survey.

3. Face to face survey interviews.

Key outputs for delivery by end February 2019 include:

1. A full cleaned dataset

2. A technical report

II.2.5) Award criteria

Criteria below:

Quality criterion: Research Design and Methodology / Weighting: 25

Quality criterion: Fieldwork / Weighting: 30

Quality criterion: Staff Expertise and Experience / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Project Management, Quality Assurance and Delivery / Weighting: 15

Quality criterion: Ethics, Data Protection and Equalities / Weighting: 10

Quality criterion: Sustainability / Weighting: 5

Quality criterion: Fair Work Practices / Weighting: 5

Price / Weighting:  30

II.2.6) Estimated value

Value excluding VAT: 92 500.00 GBP

II.2.7) Duration of the contract, framework agreement or dynamic purchasing system

Duration in months: 11

This contract is subject to renewal: No

II.2.9) Information about the limits on the number of candidates to be invited

II.2.10) Information about variants

Variants will be accepted: No

II.2.11) Information about options

Options: No

II.2.13) Information about European Union funds

The procurement is related to a project and/or programme financed by European Union funds: No

Section III: Legal, economic, financial and technical information

III.1) Conditions for participation

III.1.1) Suitability to pursue the professional activity, including requirements relating to enrolment on professional or trade registers

List and brief description of conditions:

N/A

III.1.2) Economic and financial standing

List and brief description of selection criteria:

This section refers to Section B of Part IV of the ESPD (Scotland) and covers questions 4B.5.1-4B.5.3


Minimum level(s) of standards required:

It is a requirement of this contract that bidders hold, or can commit to obtain prior to the commence of any subsequently awarded contract, the following types and levels of insurance:

1. Employer's Liability Insurance = 5 million GBP

2. Professional Indemnity Insurance = 1 million GBP

3. Public Liability Insurance = 1 million GBP

III.1.3) Technical and professional ability

List and brief description of selection criteria:

N/A


III.2) Conditions related to the contract

III.2.3) Information about staff responsible for the performance of the contract

Obligation to indicate the names and professional qualifications of the staff assigned to performing the contract

Section IV: Procedure

IV.1) Description

IV.1.1) Type of procedure

Open procedure

IV.1.8) Information about Government Procurement Agreement (GPA)

The procurement is covered by the Government Procurement Agreement: Yes

IV.2) Administrative information

IV.2.2) Time limit for receipt of tenders or requests to participate

Date: 19/03/2018

Local time: 12:00

IV.2.4) Languages in which tenders or requests to participate may be submitted

EN

IV.2.7) Conditions for opening of tenders

Date: 19/03/2018

Local time: 12:00

Section VI: Complementary information

VI.1) Information about recurrence

This is a recurrent procurement: No

VI.2) Information about electronic workflows

Electronic invoicing will be accepted

Electronic payment will be used

VI.3) Additional information

European Single Procurement Document, Part II:

Tenderers are required to complete the following questions in the European Single Procurement Document concerning sub-contractors who are being relied on to meet selection criteria (Section D):

Question 2D.1: Does the bidder intend to sub-contract any share of the contract to third parties?

Question 2D.1.1: If yes and in so far as known, please list the proposed sub-contractors.

Question 2D.1.2: Please provide a separate ESPD response (Part II Sections A and B and Part III) for each sub-contractor.

This is required for any sub-contractor conducting 50% or more of the survey interviews.

NOTE: To register your interest in this notice and obtain any additional information please visit the Public Contracts Scotland Web Site at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/Search/Search_Switch.aspx?ID=531584.

The buyer has indicated that it will accept electronic responses to this notice via the Postbox facility. A user guide is available at http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/sitehelp/help_guides.aspx.

Suppliers are advised to allow adequate time for uploading documents and to dispatch the electronic response well in advance of the closing time to avoid any last minute problems.

(SC Ref:531584)

Download the ESPD document here: http://www.publiccontractsscotland.gov.uk/ESPD/ESPD_Download.aspx?id=531584

VI.4) Procedures for review

VI.4.1) Review body

Scottish Government

Victoria Quay, Leith

Edinburgh

EH6 6QQ

UK

Telephone: +44 1312447556

Internet address(es)

URL: http://www.scotland.gov.uk

VI.5) Date of dispatch of this notice

19/02/2018


Information added to the notice since publication.

Additional information added to the notice since it's publication.
No further information has been uploaded.
Main Contact: Donna.Easterlow@gov.scot
Admin Contact: N/a
Technical Contact: N/a
Other Contact: N/a

Commodity Categories

Commodity Categories
IDTitleParent Category
159999other ConsultancyConsultancy

Delivery Locations

Delivery Locations
IDDescription
130Aberdeen & North-East
100All Scotland
160Edinburgh & Lothians
150Glasgow & Strathclyde
120Highlands and Islands
170Scotland South
140Tayside, Central & Fife

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Current Documents

CreatedNameDescriptionSizeDownloads
19/02/2018 Social Attitudes Survey Vehicle 2018 - Invitation to Tender - 19 February 2018 Invitation to Tender151.57 KB37
19/02/2018 Scottish Government Standard Terms and Conditions (SGTC2). Conditions of contract for the purchase of services. Scottish Government Standard Terms and Conditions 2 (SGTC2).517.84 KB12
19/02/2018 Social Attitudes Survey Vehicle 2018 - Procurement - ITT - ESPD - 19 February 2018 European Single Procurement Document121.21 KB25

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