Investment Request - NCA managed investigation for IPCC

Reference code: 
DMPCD 2016 56
Date signed: 
18 March 2016
Authorisation name: 
Stephen Greenhalgh (past staff), Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime

Executive summary

This paper requests the approval of investment in a National Crime Agency managed investigation for IPCC.

Recommendation

To approve the:

National Crime Agency managed investigation for IPCC

  1. Note and support the increased annual funding requirement for 2016/17onwards of £2,499,151 per annum submitted for the Investigation Team.
  2. To authorise MOPAC to write seeking a projection for future spending.

Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)

Introduction and background

  1. In support of the Police and Crime Plan commitment to reduce costs by 20% the DMPC considers all procurement activity which in accordance with the Scheme of Delegation requires his approval.

Issues for consideration

  1. The following item is to be considered for approval:

National Crime Agency managed investigation for IPCC

The scope of the investigation has increased significantly and additional funding is sought.

Financial Comments

  1. The cost of the proposed contracts will be funded from within existing budgets.
  2. Full details are contained in the attached reports.

Legal Comments

  1. The recommendation can be lawfully approved in accordance with MOPAC Contract Regulations and EU/UK Procurement law.
  2. In accordance with the MOPAC Scheme of Delegation and Consent (4.8), the DMPC must approve all requests to go out to tender for contracts that exceed £500,000.
  3. Full details are contained within the reports attached.

Equality Comments

  1. Suppliers will be assessed prior to entering into agreements to ensure they comply with relevant legislation.  It will be the responsibility of user departments to ensure that the MPS Equality and Diversity policies are adhered to through the life of the contract. 
  2. Suppliers may be asked to sign up to the Diversity Works for London Programme which assesses suppliers against the Equality and Diversity framework.