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Hereditary Peers: By-elections

Question for The Senior Deputy Speaker

UIN HL10807, tabled on 18 October 2018

To ask the Senior Deputy Speaker, further to his Written Answer on 30 July (HL9783), what criteria were included in the invitation to tender for providing services to administer future hereditary by-elections.

Answered on

1 November 2018

The criteria were as follows:

Service Delivery Proposal

• Understanding of the specific requirements of the project being tendered for. Outline of how the services/goods will be delivered and how the Authority’s requirements will be met. (20%)
• Provide detailed examples of similar work that you have undertaken (a minimum of two examples) in order to provide us with an appreciation of your abilities to successfully fulfil this contract. If you have not undertaken similar work; please provide information which testifies to your capabilities to carry out the work described in this document. (10%)
• Ability to propose efficient and effective ways in delivering the contract which can be translated into value for money for the Authority. (5%)
• Understanding of key risks for the project and quality of recommendations to mitigate those risks. (5%)

Implementation plan and timescales

• Outline of project implementation timings and ability to meet the Authority’s deadlines. (2%)

Management, Supervision and Resources

• Availability and quality of personnel including account managers, proposed approach to communication and relationship management. (3%)
• Suitability of approach to quality, assurances and controls in place. (3%)
• Business continuity approach and disaster recovery plan which will ensure continuous service delivery, including data access and data protection. (2%)