Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)
1. Introduction and background
1.1. New Scotland Yard is one of the main Head Quarters for the MPS and as such is designated requiring additional security and resilience. The contract with the Crown Commercial Services will provide the MPS with access to the district power system to provide emergency power.
2. Issues for consideration
2.1. The proposal provides the MPS with additional resilience in relation to emergency power for New Scotland Yard. As a main HQ building must have the ability to remain operationally functional during an emergency.
3. Financial Comments
3.1 The annual cost of £245k will be met from existing revenue provision and is forecast to increase by the annual rate of indexation on the contract, calculated each March currently approximately 3% per annum.
4. Legal Comments
4.1. There are no legal implications arising from this report.
5. Equality Comments
5.1. Therefore are no direct equality or diversity implications arising from this report
6. Background/supporting papers
6.1. Briefing note.