Provision of Specialist Services

Reference code: 
PCD 42
Date signed: 
27 July 2016
Authorisation name: 
Sophie Linden, Deputy Mayor, Policing and Crime

Executive summary

This paper requests approval for the extension of the existing contract and to initiate procurement for the provision of specialist services.  Due to the confidential nature of the proposal the detail is held in Part 2.


The DMPC is asked to approve the extension of the existing contract for 5 months at a value of £506k, and to approve the initiation of procurement for a 7 year (5+2) contract with a maximum value of £9.1m, for the continued supply of specialist services.

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

Introduction and background

As part of the on-going process of managing contracts and tendering/re-tendering for goods and services, Procurement Services identifies contracts which require DMPC approval for either extension or to initiate contract action to tender or re-tender for goods or services or to award contracts


Issues for consideration

This contract extension and re-procurement will allow for the continuation of specialist services.


Financial Comments

The cost of the proposal will be funded from within existing budgets.


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 Delegation and Consent (4.8), the DMPC must approve all requests to go out to tender for contracts that exceed £500,000.


Equality Comments

There are no direct equality issues arising from this proposal.