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The biggest govtech deals of the week (18/11/19)

This is the latest instalment of an exclusive series analysing the UK’s biggest public sector tech deals. In partnership with the data analysis firm Tussell, we drill down into the most valuable tenders and awards from the last seven days. Here’s what we found this week…

Prior information notices

Oxford City Council has unveiled plans to spend up to £1,000,000 on software to administer housing benefit, council tax, business rates and debt management. The market assessment exercise began on 13 November and lasts for one month.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Oxford City Council Revenues and Benefits Processing System 13/11/19 13/12/19 N £1m
NHS Wales – Shared Services Partnership All Wales — Value Based Health Care E-Learning Platform 13/11/19 18/11/19 N £300k
Worcester City Council Soft Market Testing Environmental Operations Service Business System 12/11/19 12/12/19 N £184k
Companies House An Identity Trust System 11/11/19 9/12/19 N £100k
Transport for London Problem Statement CCTV Analytics PIN 11/11/19 N


The largest single tender of the week comes from the Department for Transport, which is looking to spend up to £15m on hosting, supporting and maintaining the “Blue Badge” disable parking permit service. The contract will remain in place for two years and closing date for applications is 9 December.

Authority Contract Title Date Published Bid Deadline Framework Tender Value (High)
Healthtrust Europe LLP Framework Agreement for the Provision of Enterprise Solutions for End to End Information Communication Technology (ICT) 2019 15/11/19 17/12/19 Y £1bn
Crown Commercial Service Vehicle Telematics: Hardware and Software Solutions 13/11/19 6/1/20 Y £23m
Department for Transport Blue Badge Digital Service 11/11/19 9/12/19 N £15m
Scottish Government Mobile Voice and Data Services 15/11/19 18/12/19 Y £10m
British Broadcasting Corporation Provision of Music Management Services 14/11/19 8/12/19 N £4.5m


The outsourcing giant Capita has secured one of the largest awards of the week: an £8-10m deal to provide IT managed services to Bolton at Home. The deal was inked at the end of last week and will remain in place for up to four years.

Contracting Authority Supplier Contract Title Date Awarded Framework Value
Jisc Multiple Suppliers Research and Development Consultancy Framework 2019 4/10/19 Y £27.3m
Ministry of Defence Cubic Defence UK SCOPIC 2 7/11/19 N £25m
Yorkshire Purchasing Organisation Vectare Home to School and Safeguarding Transportation Solutions 29/5/19 Y £20m
Bolton at Home Capita Business Services Provision of IT Managed Services 14/11/19 N £8-10m
Home Office BAE Systems Applied Intelligence Common Business Application DevOps, Application Support 25/9/19 N £7.3m