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Lord Harris of Haringey to ask Her Majesty's Government why a decision was taken to delay the tender process for the contract for "an information and advice service for families including kinship carers of children at risk or involved in the care system” to share Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) information with all bidders when the Invitation to Tender document had specifically stated that consideration of the application of TUPE was not a matter of direct concern to the Department for Education and that it was the responsibility of tenderers to consider whether TUPE applies in the circumstances of this contract and tender accordingly.  HL566

Question HL566: tabled on 20 January 2020 and due for answer by 3 February 2020

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To ask Her Majesty's Government why a decision was taken to delay the tender process for the contract for "an information and advice service for families including kinship carers of children at risk or involved in the care system” to share Transfer of Undertakings (Protection of Employment) Regulations (TUPE) information with all bidders when the Invitation to Tender document had specifically stated that consideration of the application of TUPE was not a matter of direct concern to the Department for Education and that it was the responsibility of tenderers to consider whether TUPE applies in the circumstances of this contract and tender accordingly.
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