ICT Spending - 692/11
Dated: 07 Jun 2011
Date of request: 09/09/2011
Date of response: 04/10/2011
Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')(FOIA)
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What is your total ICT spend per year?
Regarding your current contracts that are for ICT services:
For each contract:
- Who is the prime contractor?
- Who are the sub-contractors?
- What is the contract for (in other words, what is the scope of the contract?)
- What date did the contract start?
- What date will the contract end?
- Is there an extension option at that end date?
- What is the value of the contract?
What contracts are you currently preparing to let?
Do you have any procurements currently running? If yes, what are they for and what is the expected contract date?
What procurement frameworks do you use? (e.g OJEU, Buying Solutions)
We define 'Total Spend' to be all IT expenditure, for a particular year, including staff costs, any recurring costs such as outsource costs, one off costs. If their figures are broken down already, then it will be fine to have the various components and we can build it up to a total number.
We have now had the opportunity to fully consider your request and I provide a response for your attention.
Following receipt of your request, searches were conducted with the ICT and Procurement Departments of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.
I have decided to disclose the located information to you as follows.
The majority of IT procurements are procured via National frameworks, Government Procurement Service and National Police contracts
The Force is currently reviewing it's future requirements for IT systems due to funding restrictions and at this time it is not known what if any new systems will be procured in the next 2 years.
For information we can provide please see the below spreadsheet.
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