Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)
1. Introduction and background
1.1. The MPS’s Directorate of Property Services is working with the London Ambulance Service and the London Fire Brigade estates directorates to develop collaborative working opportunities where this is appropriate. The estates directorates have identified a number of collaborative working projects which will provide opportunities for co-location and improved working.
2. Issues for consideration
2.1. The LAS is currently developing its estate strategy to determine the LAS’s future requirements. It is likely the LAS will reduce the number of their sites in order to improve quality and provide appropriate facilities.
3. Financial Comments
3.1 All of the estates collaboration projects will be funded from existing revenue and capital projects and will be at least cost neutral from an MPS budget perspective. Where possible the MPS will seek to secure cost benefits from any collaboration.
4. Legal Comments
4.1. There are no legal implications arising from this report.
5. Equality Comments
5.1. There are no direct equality or diversity implications arising from this report
6. Background/supporting papers
6.1. Briefing note.