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1. Title: GB-London: Democracy Support Contractor
2. Awarding Authority:
Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116000, Email: colin.blackwood@culture.gov.uk, URL: www.gov.uk
Contact: Colin Blackwood, Attn: Colin Blackwood
3. Contract Type: Services
Sub Type: Other services.

4. Description: Government services. The Office for Civil Society and Communities Team believe that local people are best placed to understand the needs and strengths of their communities and the places where they live. As such, local people should be involved in finding solutions to local issues. The Innovation in Democracy Programme (IiDP) builds on OCS¿ expertise in this area (such as with Community Organisers, Place-based Social Action (with the Big Lottery Fund), Enabling Social Action and the work of the Centre for Social Action).

IiDP will involve citizens in decision making at local government level through innovative models of participatory democracy. DCMS will be providing funding and support to 8-10 local authorities to pilot opportunities to open up some of their policy decisions to citizen deliberation. Citizens' Assembly processes will be used, complemented by online civic technology tools in order to extend the reach, transparency, and accountability of the process.
5. CPV Codes:
75131000 - Government services.

6. NUTS Codes :
UK - UNITED KINGDOM

7. Main Site or Location of Works, Main Place of Delivery or Main Place of Performance: UNITED KINGDOM,
8. Reference Attributed by the Awarding Authority: 101253
9. Estimated Value of Requirement: Category H: 100K to 500K
Currency: GBP
10. Deadline for Expression of Interest: 21/11/2018 17:00:00
11. Address to which they must be sent:
Department for Digital Culture Media and Sport
100 Parliament Street, London, SW1A 2BQ, United Kingdom
Tel. +44 2072116000, Email: colin.blackwood@culture.gov.uk, URL: www.gov.uk
Contact: Colin Blackwood, Attn: Colin Blackwood

12. Other Information:
Other Information: The contracting authority considers that this contract may be suitable for economic operators that are small or medium enterprises (SMEs). However, any selection of tenderers will be based solely on the criteria set out for the procurement.
For more information about this opportunity, please visit the Delta eSourcing portal at:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/tenders/UK-GB-London:-Democracy-Support-Contractor/7Z929EUE58

To respond to this opportunity, please click here:
https://www.delta-esourcing.com/respond/7Z929EUE58
TKR-2018115-PRO-13501371
Suitable for VCO: No
Procedure Type:OPEN
Period of Work Start date: 10/12/2018
Period of Work End date: 31/03/2020
Is this a Framework Agreement?: no


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