Freedom of information response

Public procurement by local authorities

Publication date: 
Friday 14 February 2020
Request: 

1. A full list of vehicles owned or leased by the local authority

For each vehicle please include the following:

  • The make and model of vehicle
  • If the vehicle is owned or leased
  • Which team or department the vehicle is primarily used by
  • Which location the vehicle is primarily based at
  • When the procurement contract for this vehicle is set to expire or be renewed.
  • The date when the next cycle of vehicle procurement will begin or if this is an ongoing process.

Refuse and recycling services:

  • 2. Does your local authority have responsibility for delivering recycling and refuse services (e.g. bins)?
  • 3. If so, is that service delivered in-house by the council or outsourced to a contractor/contractors?
  • 4. If outsourced, please provide the name of the contractor or contractors delivering the service.
  • 5. When the procurement contract for this service is set to expire or be renewed and whether there are any break clauses or dates within the contract.

Road maintenance and street lighting:

  • 6. Does your local authority have responsibility for delivering road maintenance services and street lighting services?
  • 7. If so, is that service delivered in-house by the council or outsourced to a contractor/contractors?
  • 8. If outsourced, please provide the name of the contractor or contractors delivering the service.
  • 9. When the procurement contract for this service is set to expire or be renewed and whether there are any break clauses or dates within the contract.

Leisure centre services:

  • 10. Does your local authority have responsibility for delivering leisure centre services?
  • 11. If so, is that service delivered in-house by the council or outsourced to a contractor/contractors?
  • 12. If outsourced, please provide the name of the contractor or contractors delivering the service.
  • 13. When the procurement contract for this service is set to expire or be renewed and whether there are any break clauses or dates within the contract.
  • 14. Can you send us a link to your Social Value and/or Procurement Policies
Response: 

1. Please see previous FOI response: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/foi-responses/fleet-vehicles-2

2. Yes

3. The service is delivered in-house

4. Not applicable

5. Not applicable

6. Yes

7. Reactive carriageway and footway maintenance delivered in house.  Capital works and Street Lighting delivered via Term Maintenance Contractor

8. Henderson and Taylor

9. Contract in place until 31 March 2023. Break clauses for failing to comply with the contract.

10. No. The service is managed by a charitable Trust:  https://impulseleisure.co.uk/

11. Not applicable

12. Not applicable

13. Not applicable

14.

The following link shows the “Selling to the Council” pages: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/selling-to-council

Contract Procedure Rules (procurement policies) are part of the council's Constitution: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/constitution

Social Value Policy here: https://www.thurrock.gov.uk/how-we-buy/social-values

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Request reference:
FOI 9725