2014 Report details for project: Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP)

Project name: Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) - 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: ICT - see all reports for this category
Description: The two primary aims of this programme are to: - Deliver modern, cost effective, resilient and interoperable mobile voice and data services as required by operational elements of the emergency services, with appropriate levels of confidentiality for the traffic carried fit for purpose for at least the period 2020 - 2030; and - Ensure a smooth transition from Airwave to the new service(s).
DCA (RAG): Amber/Red
DCA text: The rating reflected the pace, scale and complexity involved in delivering this cross government Programme. The actions we have taken to mitigate the RAG status are as follows; the Programme strengthened the team, resolved contracting and funding issues with stakeholders, carried out external readiness reviews and gained OBC approval from the emergency services, lead departments, CO and Treasury, to allow the procurement phase to be launched 14 Apr 2014.
Start date: 2011-06-01
End date: 2020-12-31
Schedule text: The Programme team are working to the accelerated plan approved by the June 2013 Programme Board to procure a new service provider by 2015. The Programme is on track to deliver as scheduled.
Baseline: £6.82m
Forecast: £10.24m
Variance: 50.15%
Variance text: The overspend reflects strengthening of the Programme team to meet the accelerated plan approved by the June 2013 Programme Board. A revised envelope has now been agreed with the Portfolio and Investment Committee and spend is within profile.
Whole Life Cost: £16.75m
WLCost text: Whole life costs will be developed in due course once the final scope of the programme has been agreed.
Sourcefile: IPA_2014.csv

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