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Friday, 28 February 2020

Police Forces Language Services Contract Notice



Language Services

Leicestershire Police

Published date: 28 February 2020

Open opportunity - This means that the contract is currently active, and the buying department is looking for potential suppliers to fulfil the contract.

Closing: 31 August 2027


Contract summary


  • Interpretation services – 79540000


Location of contract

Any region


Value of contract

£0 to £10,000,000


Procurement reference



Published date

28 February 2020


Closing date

31 August 2027


Contract start date

1 September 2027


Contract end date

2 September 2027


Contract type

Service contract


Procedure type

Restricted procedure


Contract is suitable for SMEs?



Contract is suitable for VCSEs?



Leicestershire Police will be leading and awarding a language services arrangement on behalf of the following Police Forces.




Also included are Home Office and its Arm's Length Bodies (ALB's) including but not limited to Border Enforcement and Immigration Removal services for the purposes of national security through border and immigration enforcement.


The arrangement will be a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS), which will be in place for a seven year period from commencement of the DPS. It is anticipated that the DPS will commence in September 2020.


Please note that the contract start and end dates are incorrect as the Contracts Finder date format doesn't cover Dynamic Purchasing Systems. The DPS qualification start date is 26/2/2020 to the expiry date is 31/08/2027.


More information



·            https://uk.eu-supply.com/app/rfq/rwlentrance_s.asp?PID=31242&B=BLUELIGHT

·            Tender Notice

·            Additional data

·            https://uk.eu-supply.com/ctm/Company/CompanyInformation/Index/30501

·            Tender Notice

·            User / Company



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