Defra has a zero value contract with Capita to supply contingent labour which was a call off from a Crown Commercial Services Framework. The responsibility for the management of the supplier in these call off arrangement lies with CCS not Defra. The following table details the amount Defra has spent on the contract with Capita for contingent labour.
Defra has a contract with Capita to deliver a system for the Electronic Movement Reporting System for Sheep, Goats and Deers which has a total value of £4,620,370.
Defra is party to a number of contracts with Fera Science Ltd (Fera), a Joint Venture between Defra and Capita. The key contracts on the Fera Science Ltd framework at inception were:
Total value to 31/03/2020
Plant and Bee Health Services
Specialist Services and Facilities (Wildlife Facility and Food Safety Laboratories)
Variable services are also commissioned annually from Fera under the framework agreement. From the start of the contract (01/04/2015) to date spend for the following additional services is as follows:
Applied Research and Development Services
Additional Plant and Bee Health Services
Standalone contracts with Fera outside the framework: