Disclosure Details

ICT - 273/13

Dated: 19 Mar 2013

Date of request:     03/04/2013

Date of response:   19/04/2013

Provision of information held by Northumbria Police made under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (the 'Act')(FOIA)

Thank you for your email dated 3 April 2013 in which you made a request for access to certain information which may be held by Northumbria Police.

As you may be aware the purpose of the Act is to allow a general right of access to information held by a Public Authority (including the Police), subject to certain limitations and exemptions.

You asked: 

I should like to request the following information relating to ICT (Information Communications Technology) expenditure and contracts for your organisation. Please can you provide me with information on your current suppliers, contract values and renewal dates for the following ICT areas:
     WAN  Voice (Switch)    Voice (Minutes) Unified Comms Managed IT Services
Current Supplier         
Renewal Date         
Annual Contract Value

In response:

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 IC&T Department of Northumbria Police. I can confirm that the information you have requested is held by Northumbria Police.

WAN/LAN Voice (Switch) Voice (Minutes) Unified Comms Managed IT Services
Current Supplier BT BT BT N/A Managed Voice and Data Network - BT
Renewal Date May 2016  May 2016  May 2016  N/A May 2016
Annual Contract Value £1.43m £260k  £100k N/A £552k

The information we have supplied to you is likely to contain intellectual property rights of Northumbria Police.  Your use of the information must be strictly in accordance with the Copyright Designs and Patents Act 1988 (as amended) or such other applicable legislation.  In particular, you must not re-use this information for any commercial purpose.

How to complain

If you are unhappy with our decision or do not consider that we have handled your request properly and we are unable to resolve this issue informally, you are entitled to make a formal complaint to us under our complaints procedure which can be found at: http://www.northumbria.police.uk/foi/disclosurelog/foicomprights.asp

If you are still unhappy after we have investigated your complaint and reported to you the outcome, you may complain directly to the Information Commissioner’s Office and request that they investigate to ascertain whether we have dealt with your request in accordance with the Act.


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