Lockheed Martin Exit Management Activities

Reference code: 
PCD 84
Date signed: 
27 October 2016
Authorisation name: 
Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor, Policing and Crime

Executive summary

This paper seeks approval for the release of funding to cover part of the total cost of the Lockheed Martin (LM) Exit Management Activities associated with the “termination for convenience” of the OJEU2 C&C Integration and Management Services Contract. Due to the confidential nature of the proposal the detail is held in Part 2.

Recommendation

That the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC);

  1. approves funding of £3,002,338 to cover part of the total cost to Lockheed Martin Exit Management Activities associated with the “termination for convenience” of the OJEU2 C&C Integration and Management Services Contract.

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

 

Introduction and background

In March 2016 the Command and Control Futures (C&CF) Programme terminated the OJEU1 Configuration Services Contract and the OJEU2 C&C Integration and Management Services contracts with Northrop Grumman and Lockheed Martin (LM) respectively.

The LM contract included for ‘Breakage Costs’ should the contract be terminated ahead of the contract term, as is the case here.

 

Issues for consideration

Due to the confidential nature of the proposal the detail is held in Part 2

 

Financial Comments

This Paper seeks approval for expenditure of £3,002,338 to enable LM to be paid for the currently agreed exit activities. The total of the payment of £3,002,338 will be funded by accruals, provisions and existing budget.

The LM exit costs agreed to date total £3,523,665, of which £521,327 has already been approved, leaving a further £3,002,338 for which approval is now required

 

Legal Comments

The recommendation can be lawfully approved in accordance with MOPAC Contract Regulations and EU/UK Procurement law.

In accordance with the MOPAC Scheme of Consent and Delegation section 4.8, approval is required by the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime for all MPS requests of an exceptional nature.

 

Equality Comments

There are no direct equality issues arising from this proposal.