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Contract award notice
Results of the procurement procedure
Section I: Contracting authority
England and Wales.
Section II: Object
Framework for the Provision of LTE Handheld Mobile Devices and Accessories for the Emergency Services Network (ESN)
The Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) is a cross-government, multi-agency programme sponsored by the secretary of State for the home department to deliver the Emergency Services Network (ESN).
The ESN will deliver integrated critical voice and broadband data services to all 3 emergency services (3ES) and other users throughout GB (England, Wales and Scotland). These services will be provided by several suppliers, generally following competitions, in order to deliver a mobile communications network and supporting services capable of providing the full coverage, resilience, security and public safety functionality required by the 3ES.
This Contract award notice is for the provision of LTE mobile handheld devices, their accessories and intrinsically safe LTE mobile handheld devices for use on the Emergency Services Network (ESN) under a framework agreement that can be used by the police, fire, ambulance and other non-Home Office Police services.
A Restricted Procedure OJEU was run for the provision of up to 250 000 handheld LTE devices and associated accessories and intrinsically safe devices for the ESN User community. Devices were required to be compliant to certain mandatory requirements and tenderers provide competitive not to exceed pricing.
Section IV: Procedure
Section V: Award of contract
The Supplies require the manufacture of customised cases and carrying solutions, cradles, mounts and audio accessories for the public safety market. Samsung have declared their intention to sub-let some of these aspects to relevant specialists. It is intended that these sub-contracted components account for in the region of 36 % of the total contract value.
Section VI: Complementary information
The home office as contracting authority is putting in place contracts for the ESN for use by or on behalf of itself and other UK public sector bodies in England, Scotland, and Wales (and their statutory successors and organisations created as a result of re-organisation or organisational changes).
However, use does not denote that there will be direct contractual relations between such public bodies and contractors appointed to provide the services. The services are primarily intended for use by the following public sector bodies (as defined in the Public Contracts Regulations 2006) the Metropolitan police authority, police and crime commissioners/police authorities, the Greater London Authority (or a functional body within the meaning of the Greater London Authority Act 1999), fire authorities, fire and rescue authorities and ambulance trusts/ambulance services. However, the services shall also be available for use by all UK public sector bodies (as defined in the Public Contracts Regulations 2006) with a public safety, crime prevention or security remit, including, but not limited to, Central Government Departments (in particular the secretary of State for the home department, the secretary of state for communities and local Government, the secretary of State for health, the Scottish Ministers acting through the Scottish Government, and the Welsh Ministers acting through the Welsh Government and their Agencies and Non Departmental Public Bodies (NDPBs) (a list of Government Departments, Agencies and NDPBs can be found at: https://www.gov.uk/government/organisations), NHS bodies (i.e. NHS England, NHS Trusts, NHS Foundation Trusts and other NHS organisations including NHS Scotland and its organisations and Special NHS Boards in Scotland) (lists of such Authorities and Trusts can be found at: http://www.nhs.uk/ServiceDirectories/Pages/AmbulanceTrustListing.aspx http://www.wales.nhs.uk/catorgs.cfm#1 http://www.scotland.gov.uk/Topics/Health/NHS-Scotland/Boards) and local authorities (a list of such authorities can be found at: http://www.direct.gov.uk/en/Dl1/Directories/Localcouncils/AToZOfLocalCouncils/index.htm) This includes all territorial and specialist police forces in England, Wales, and Scotland, including National crime agency, college of policing and other law enforcement agencies, all police and crime commissioners and police authorities in the UK, fire and rescue services and NHS England. In addition the services may be made available to transport operators, utility operators, and charities that interact with public safety bodies.