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Prisoner Escort and Custody Services (Generation 4) - Lot South

Ministry of Justice - London , London, United Kingdom →

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The contract is for the provision of the 4th generation of the Prisoner Escort & Custody Services contracts (PECS) in England and Wales. The Supplier will be responsible for the movement of adult males and females from prisons and police stations to courts as well as inter-prison transfers, the movement of children and young people from Young Offender Institutions (YOIs), Secure Training Centers (STCs) and Secure Children's Homes (SCHs) as well as care and security whilst in the court custody area and in the dock.

PECS4...

The contract is for the provision of the 4th generation of the Prisoner Escort & Custody Services contracts (PECS) in England and Wales. The Supplier will be responsible for the movement of adult males and females from prisons and police stations to courts as well as inter-prison transfers, the movement of children and young people from Young Offender Institutions (YOIs), Secure Training Centers (STCs) and Secure Children's Homes (SCHs) as well as care and security whilst in the court custody area and in the dock.

PECS4 contractors will continue to physically transport prisoners between locations but increasingly the requirement will be to enable and support changes to the core operating model for courts, prisons and the police resulting from the implementation of MoJ reform programmes, including an increased proportion of business being delivered in a virtual environment with greater emphasis on the use of video technology.

The services will include:
- Escorting of adults and children and young people;
- At Court Care and Security;
- Inter Prison Transfers
- Bedwatches for Children and Young People
- Prisoner Welfare;
- Tornado and Mutual Aid;
- Incident Management;
- Audit and Quality Assurance

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Contract status:

Award notice - awarded

Contract value:

£0 - 745M

Contract can renew:

No

Contract type:

Services

Contract sector:

  • Justice services
  • Justice services

Contract locations:

  • East Of England
  • London
  • South East
  • South West
  • East Of England
  • London
  • South East
  • South West

Contract suitable for SME:

No

Contract suitable for VCO:

No


Contract notice published:

8 November 2019

Contract tender deadline:

28 August 2020

Contract start:

29 August 2020

Contract end:

28 August 2030

Contract duration:

10 years


Contact name:

Nicola Moore, Commercial Manager

Contact phone:

+44 2033343555

Contact email:

PECS4Programme@justice.gov.uk


Contract value awarded:

£745M

Contract awarded:

30 October 2019

Supplier name City Region Country SME Award value
Serco Limited South East United Kingdom No £745M