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S5W-15239: Mark Griffin (Central Scotland)

Scottish Labour

Date lodged: 14 March 2018

To ask the Scottish Government, further to the answer to question S5W-14938 by Jamie Hepburn on 12 March 2018, what the new mix of subcontractors is in the (a) Tayside and (b) West Lots.

Answered by: Jamie Hepburn 21 March 2018

a) Tayside

  •  Lead supplier: Remploy Ltd
  •  Sub-contractor: Rathbone CI
  • Additionally the Lead Supplier has proposed to engage with a wide range of organisations to support individual participants with specialist needs, for example: numeracy and literacy, homelessness, addiction, debt, offending and health issues. Sub-contracts will be agreed when an individual participant is identified as requiring these types of interventions. Specialist organisations that are committed to supporting the delivery of the service include:
  •  Apex Scotland; Barnardo's; Blueprint Training; Christians Against Poverty; Concept Northern; Enable Scotland; Lifeskills Central Ltd; One Parent Families; Penumbra; Prince’s Trust; Project Scotland; Salus; Scottish Association for Mental Health; Scottish Refugee Council; Street League; West of Scotland Regional Equality Council; Shelter Scotland; The Helm; Dundee Association for Mental Health; and DEAP Ltd

b) West

  •  Lead supplier: The Wise Group
  •  Sub-contractors:

ENABLE Scotland

Enterprise Mentoring

Street League

The Lennox Partnership

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Additionally the Lead Supplier has proposed to engage with a wide range of organisations to support individual participants with specialist needs. Sub-contracts will be agreed when an individual participant is identified as requiring this type of intervention. Specialist organisations that are committed to supporting the delivery of the service in Lot West include:

  •  Community Renewal, Project Scotland, Salus, Venture Trust.