Ministry of Justice: Translation Services
Ministry of Justice written question – answered on 21st December 2016.
Royston Smith Conservative, Southampton, Itchen
To ask the Secretary of State for Justice, what the selection criteria were for the contract to provide translation and transcription services for her Department, awarded to thebigword in May 2016.
Phillip Lee The Parliamentary Under-Secretary of State for Justice
The selection criteria for the contract awarded to Thebigword for translation and transcription services was:
Service Delivery (35% of the total score);
Booking Service and Data Security (25% of the total score);
People and Resources (20% of the total score);
Mobilisation, Transition and Contract Management (10% of the total score); and
Legal, Commercial and Financial (10% of the total score).
The quality and financial criteria were evaluated separately. The Authority set a Quality Threshold and all bids which met or exceeded this threshold proceeded to the final stage of evaluation.