DVLA Vision Testing Services Contract - further update

13 February 2014

LOCSU has today been informed by DVLA that they have further extended the "standstill" period prior to the contract award to midnight on Thursday, 20th February 2014.

Alan Tinger, LOCSU Chairman said,

"The DVLA has continued to helpfully agree to look at and comment on LOCSU's continuing grounds for a legal challenge in advance of LOCSU incurring the costs of such challenge.

"They kept to their word of providing a response to all matters raised by close of business on Wednesday, 12th February 2014.   We replied again earlier this morning and as a result of the additional representations we made, they have agreed to a further extension of seven days during which period they will consider and respond to our representations.

“This will still allow time for a formal legal challenge by LOCSU, if the response from DVLA does not satisfactorily deal with all the potential grounds for legal challenge put forward again including requests for further information.

"It continues not to be appropriate to make any further public comment at this stage but we will continue to keep stakeholders informed."

Ends

Media enquiries
Katrina Venerus, Manager Director, LOCSU at katrinavenerus@locsu.co.uk or call 07769 682681.
 

Contact us

Dates for the diary

Solihull LOC's AGM

St John's Hotel, 651 Warwick Rd, Solihull B91 1AT

Annual AGM

2018-10-03 19:00:00 - 2018-10-03 21:30:00

Contact name: Cathy Pike

Contact email: solihull.loc@hotmail.co.uk

National Optical Conference 2018

Chesford Grange hotel, Nr Kenilworth, Warwick CV8 2LD

Annual NOC for LOC officers and its members

2018-11-14 17:00:00 - 2018-11-15 17:30:00

Contact email: info@locsu.co.uk

Contact telephone number: 020 7549 2051

East Yorkshire LOC's AGM

Village Hotel, Henry Boot Way, Hull HU4 7DY

Annual AGM

2018-11-19 18:30:00 - 2018-11-19 21:00:00

Contact name: Ean Blair

Contact email: ean@optometrics.co.uk

Contact telephone number: 07768 492806

View all events