Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)
1. Introduction and background
1.1. The closure of NSY has resulted in the need to provide AV capabilities within the HQ estate. This contract will ensure there are meeting facilities, a press environment and briefing area in Curtis Green.
2. Issues for consideration
2.1. Initial stages of work with a cost of £348k were completed in January 2016; this stage of work is above the £500k threshold and requires DMPC approval.
3. Financial Comments
3.1. The required investment will be funded from within existing resources.
4. Legal Comments
4.1. The recommendation can be lawfully approved in accordance with MOPAC Contract Regulations and EU/UK Procurement law.
4.2. 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.
5. Equality Comments
5.1. 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.
5.2. Suppliers may be asked to sign up to the Diversity Works for London Programme which assesses suppliers against the Equality and Diversity framework.
6. Background/supporting papers
6.1. MPS Paper