Published date: 20 April 2018

Last edited date: 20 April 2018

This notice was replaced on 3 August 2018

This notice does not contain the most up-to-date information about this procurement. The most recent notice is:

Awarded contract (published 12 August 2018, last edited 12 August 2018)

Closed opportunity - This means that the contract is currently closed. The buying department may be considering suppliers that have already applied, or no suitable offers were made.

Contract summary


  • Software package and information systems - 48000000

Location of contract

Any region

Value of contract

£4,000,000,000 to £600,000,000

Procurement reference


Published date

20 April 2018

Closing date

23 May 2018

Contract start date

2 July 2018

Contract end date

1 July 2019

Contract type

Service contract

Procedure type

Open procedure (above threshold)

Any interested supplier may submit a tender in response to an opportunity notice.

This procedure can be used for procurements above the relevant contract value threshold.

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Agreement for use by UK public sector bodies identified at II.2.14 for each Lot within the OJEU notice (and any future successors to these organisations), which include Central Government Departments and their Arm's Length Bodies and Agencies, Non Departmental Public Bodies, NHS bodies and Local Authorities.

The above Public Sector Bodies have a need for a compliant Procurement Vehicle to access Cloud Computing Services.
The maximum initial duration of any Call-Off Contract that may be placed by an eligible Contracting Body is 24 months with two (2) extensions allowed, each of up to 12 months.

Potential Providers must respond to this G-Cloud 10 procurement via the Digital Marketplace. Full instructions on how to apply are explained at including the steps that Potential Providers need to take to offer services on the Digital Marketplace.

More information

Additional text

This Framework Agreement RM1557.10 is for use by Contracting Authorities in the United Kingdom that exist on 13/04/2018 and which fall into one or more of the following categories:

1. Any of the following:

(a) Ministerial government departments;
(b) Non ministerial government departments;
(c) Executive agencies of government;
(d) Non-Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs), including advisory NDPBs, executive NDPBs, and tribunal NDPBs;
(e) Assembly Sponsored Public Bodies (ASPBs);
(f) Police forces;
(g) Fire and rescue services;
(h) Ambulance services;
(i) Maritime and coastguard agency services;
(j) NHS bodies;
(k) Educational bodies or establishments including state schools (nursery schools, primary schools, middle or high schools, secondary schools, special schools), academies, colleges, Pupil Referral Unit (PRU), further education colleges and universities;
(l) Hospices;
(m) National Parks;
(n) Housing associations, including registered social landlords;
(o) Third sector and charities;
(p) Citizens advice bodies;
(q) Councils, including county councils, district councils, county borough councils, community councils, London borough councils, unitary councils, metropolitan councils, parish councils;
(r) Public corporations;
(s) Public financial bodies or institutions;
(t) Public pension funds;
(u) Central banks; and
(v) Civil service bodies, including public sector buying organisations.

2. Those listed and maintained by the Government on their website at or any replacement web-link.

3. Those listed and maintained by the Office of National Statistics (ONS) at or any replacement web-link.

4. Those set out in the definition of "Contracting Authority" in regulation 2(1) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015 (PCR), namely:

(a) the State, regional or local authorities. This covers parliament, central government, regional government and local government;
(b) associations formed by one or more regional or local authorities;
(c) bodies governed by public law, as defined under regulation 2(1) of PCR, including any subsidiary and sponsoring department of such bodies. A body which operates in normal market conditions, aims to make a profit, and bears the losses resulting from the exercise of its activity shall not be considered as being a 'body governed by public law' since the needs in the general interest, that it has been set up to meet or been given the task of meeting, can be deemed to have an industrial or commercial character;
(d) associations formed by one or more bodies governed by public law, including any (applicable) joint venture or corporation; and
(e) central governme

About the buyer

Contact name

The Minister for the Cabinet Office acting through Crown Commerc


9th Floor, The Capital Building Old Hall Street
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+44 3450103503