Non-confidential facts and advice to the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime (DMPC)
1. Introduction and background
1.1. The purchase of a new digital upgrade of the Metropolitan Police Service ICCS CCTV terminals will allow accreditation to connect to the new Emergency Services Network and address hardware and software obsolescence in the ICCS Business As Usual operational environment at a cost of £2,984,321, to be funded from the existing capital and revenue budgets.
2. Issues for consideration
2.1. The four year contract award value of £2,984,321 is within the approved budget approved in PCD187.
2.2. The new contract provides a digital upgrade of the Metropolitan Police Service ICCS CCTV terminals based at Met CC sites with a two hour response time for support and maintenance requirements (at no additional cost) as per the terms of the Metropolitan Police Service Electronic Security Framework Agreement.
2.3. The MPS utilised the existing MOPAC approved compliant MPS Electronic Security Framework Agreement (SS3/13/107) Lot 2 - comprising of three suppliers - to conduct a mini-competition exercise.
3. Financial Comments
3.1. Costs can be met from existing budgets. Further detail is provided in Part 2, Appendix A.
4. Legal Comments
4.1 Under paragraph 5.12 of the MOPAC Scheme of Delegation approval is required by the Deputy Mayor for Policing and Crime for all MPS requests to go out to tender for contracts of £500,000 or above. Further detail is provided in Part 2.
5. Equality Comments
5.1 There are considered to be no negative equality or diversity implications arising from this procurement process at this stage. Key questions in terms of compliance with the equality and diversity policy and with the Equality Act 2010 were addressed during the Pre-Qualification stage of the tender evaluation process for the over-arching MPS Electronic Security Framework, utilised to conduct the mini-competition for this new contract.
6. Background/supporting papers