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Serco selected as preferred bidder for asylum support services

Date: 20 Dec 2011

Serco Group plc (Serco), the international service company, is pleased to have been selected by the UK Border Agency (UKBA) as a preferred bidder to deliver the COMPASS project (link to UKBA announcement provided below). Project COMPASS provides accommodation, associated services and transport for asylum applicants. Serco is preferred bidder for the North West and Scotland & Northern Ireland regions.

Further stages which include a due diligence process will now be undertaken, with contract signing and more detailed information expected in the early months of 2012. Mobilisation and transition would occur later in the year.

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For further information please contact Serco:
Stuart Ford, Head of Investor Relations T +44 (0) 208 334 4122
Dominic Cheetham, Director of Corporate Communications T +44 (0) 208 334 4334
Marcus De Ville, Head of Media Relations T +44 (0) 208 334 4334

Link to UKBA announcement
http://www.ukba.homeoffice.gov.uk/aboutus/workingwithus/workingwithasylum/compassprogramme/

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