Lead Officer: Polly Reed
If force business, date approved by Chief Officer: January 2022
Status: Partly – Confidential
If confidential, rationale:
Publish decision notice only
Partly Confidential – Appendices confidential due to commercial sensitivity – s43
To sign a third letter of variation to the Hosted Services Agreement to allow for Warwickshire Police to benefit from limited enhanced services from West Mercia Police in the form of access to 100 laptops for the period 1 February to 28 February 2022 at no cost.
I confirm that I do not have any disclosable pecuniary interests in this decision and that the decision in compliance with the Code of Conduct. Any interests are indicated below
Signature Philip Seccombe
Date 10th February 2022
1. Background information
The Letter of Variation varies the Collaboration Agreement between the Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner of Warwickshire Police (“Warwickshire”) and the Chief Constable and Police and Crime Commissioner of West Mercia Police (“West Mercia”) pursuant to section 22A of the Police Act 1996 (as amended) in relation to Hosted Services (Forensics, Transactional Services and File Storage) (“Hosted Services Agreement”) to make changes to the ICT and Digital Services elements which commenced on 1 October 2021 (DN WPCC2-0181 refers)
The letter of variation enables Warwickshire Police to benefit from limited enhanced services from West Mercia Police in the form of access to 100 laptops for the period 1 February to 28 February 2022 at no cost.
2. List of additional information attached
- Letter of Variation – Not for publication – Exempt from disclosure under S.43 (Commercial Interest)
- S22a Agreement – Not for publication – Exempt from disclosure under S.43 (Commercial Interest)
3. Expected benefits
The Letter of Variation will allow Warwickshire transition smoothly to standalone services, with minimum impact on service delivery
4. Impact of not approving the application
There will be an impact on service delivery, which may not be easily mitigated.
5. Costs (including any identified savings)
This variation is on a no-cost basis.
6. Equality implications
There are no identified equality and diversity implications.
7. Legal comments
The Commissioner has received legally privileged advice throughout the process of ceasing the arrangements of the former Alliance
Information in this form is subject to the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOI Act) and other legislation. Unless the information provided is covered by an exemption, the information contained in the form will be published on the Warwickshire PCC website.
Comments from the Treasurer
This variation comes at no cost to Warwickshire Police
Comments from the Chief Executive and Monitoring Officer
This agreement is varied to provide a mechanism for West Mercia to provide Warwickshire with access to additional laptops to support business delivery.