Serco Group plc - Electronic Monitoring of Offenders Contract Award
Date : 15 October 2004
Serco Group plc ("Serco") today announces it has been awarded a five year contract, with the potential of up to a further two years, by the UK Government to provide electronic monitoring of offenders.
The Home Office contract awarded to Serco's wholly owned subsidiary, Premier Custodial Group Limited ("Premier"), starts in April 2005.
Premier currently delivers monitoring services in two of the four regions across England and Wales. This new contract will effectively maintain Premier's share of this market which is being reorganised into five geographic regions. The new contract covers two of the five regions including: London & Eastern and West Midlands & Wales regions.
Premier will deliver enhanced value for money to the Home Office through further investing in employees and in innovative new technology.
Kevin Beeston, Executive Chairman of Serco Group, said: "This appointment has strengthened our partnership with the Home Office. Serco is now delivering a broad range of services to courts, immigration, police and prison services.
Governments around the world are now increasingly seeking technology and change management services to tackle the justice and homeland security challenges they face. Serco is enhancing its reputation for building partnerships that deliver reliability, innovation and value for money services."
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