2014 Report details for project: Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Programme

Project name: Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) Programme - there are 7 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019
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Organisation: HO (D16) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year: 2014 (data is from Sept 2013)
Category: Transformation - see all reports for this category
Description: To implement reviews of the Criminal Records Regime (CRR) and the Vetting and Barring Scheme (VBS) that reported in February 2011.  This includes the merger and replacement of the CRB and the ISA by a single new organisation, the Disclosure and Barring Service responsible for delivery of the disclosure and barring functions, and the development of a new portable disclosure service for individuals, employers and voluntary bodies.
DCA (RAG): Amber/Red
DCA text: A revised plan to achieve transition to the new service provider was developed and successfully implemented so that service was transferred on 12 March 2014.  Ownership of the Programme has now also transferred from the Home Office to the Disclosure and Barring Service which has established strong governance arrangements to take forward work on service modernisation.
Start date: 2010-12-29
End date: 2015-10-01
Schedule text: Project timescales are currently under review following implementation of the service handover.
Baseline: £130.57m
Forecast: £161.50m
Variance: 23.69%
Variance text: The higher than expected spend reflected delays in the service handover.  A revised budget profile has now been agreed with the Home Office that means that the budget is back within agreed tolerance.
Whole Life Cost: £645.67m
WLCost text: The programme has now agreed a revised envelope of £642m and is within agreed tolerance. All costs are recovered from fees paid by customers and, as a result, do not represent a cost to Government.
Notes1: Disclosure & Barring Programme (formerly SIG Convergence Programme)
Sourcefile: IPA_2014.csv

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