John’s Questions on Public Contracts

John Finnie (Highlands and Islands) (Independent): To ask the Scottish Government  what the value of is of the contracts that it has awarded to (a) Atos, (b) G4S, (c) Serco and (d) Capita in each year since 2007. (S4W-18337)

Ms Nicola Sturgeon MSP:

Details are as follows:

(a) Atos

The Scottish Government has awarded the following contracts to Atos :

Occupational Health Services (awarded in December 2012): Scottish Government spend to date: £35,135.

Provision of an Employee Assistance Programme (EAP) and Welfare Services (awarded in November 2012): Scottish Government spend to date: £34,033.

(b) G4S

The Scottish Government has awarded the following contracts to G4S since 2007:

Contract for the Electronic Monitoring of Offenders (awarded in April 2013); contract value: £12,124,081.

Contract for an Escorting Service for Children and Young People sentenced to detention through the courts (awarded in January 2012); contract value: £398,130.

(c) Serco

The Scottish Government has awarded the following contracts to Serco since 2007:

Contract for the provision of Cleaning Services (awarded in November 2008); contract value: £1.3M.

Contract for the provision of ‘Know The Score & Drinkline Scotland Helplines’ (awarded in November 2012); contract value: £53,976.

(d) Capita

The Scottish Government has awarded the following contracts to Capita since 2007:

Framework for Assessment Centres and Related Services (awarded in December 2008 and expired November 2013): contract value £1,939,646.

Framework for Assessment Centres and Related Services (awarded in November 2013): This framework is open to core Scottish Government only. Note this is a new framework and there have been no call-off contracts to date.