Mobile phone contacts

FOI request reference: F0045392
Publication date: May 2016

Request:

Dear FOI Officer,

I want to make a Freedom of Information request, could you please send me the following information with regards to the organisations Mobile Phones. You may have received the same request in the past and this information sent has now expired and I require an update as soon as possible for the following information:

If there is more than one provider please split all the information including including the annual average spend, number of users, duration, contract dates and internal contact details.

  1. Network Provider(s) – Please provide me with the network provider name
  1. Annual Average Spend- Can you please provide me with the average annual spend over the 3 years. If this is a new contract can you please provide the estimated annual spend.
  1. Number of Users- Number of connections for each network provider.
  1. Duration of the contract- please state if the contract also include contract extensions for each provider.
  1. Contract Start Date- please can you provide me with the start date of the signed agreement. Please do not provide me with the framework contract date i require the contract dates of the signed agreement.
  1. Contract Expiry Date- please can you provide me with the expiry date of the signed agreement. Please do not provide me with the framework contract date i require the contract dates of the signed agreement. If the contract is rolling please state.
  1. Contract Review Date- Please can you provide me with a date on when the organisation plans to review this contract.
  1. The person within the organisation responsible for this particular contract. Can you send me the full contact details Contact Name, Job Title, Contact Number and direct email address for each network provider? If full contact details cannot be provided please send me the actual job title.

If the supply of mobile phones if provided by an external organisation please state the name of the organisation, the number of users (Connections of your organisation only) and the name of the network provider.

Please can you provide me with the latest information- If the organisations is currently out to tender please can you also state the approx. date of award along with the information above.
Also if contract in the response has expired / rolling please can you provide me with further information if available of the organisation’s plans going forward with regards to mobiles and the current status?

If this contract was awarded within the past three months can you please provide me with a shortlist of suppliers that bid on the contract?

Regards

Outcome:

Successful

Response:

Thank you for your enquiry of 6 March 2016, in which you asked for information about mobile-phone contracts at The National Archives. Your request has been handled under the Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA)

I can confirm that The National Archives holds information relevant to your request and we are pleased to be able to provide this information to you. Please see the full response below:

Network Provider(s) – Please provide me with the network provider name

Vodafone Ltd

Annual Average Spend- Can you please provide me with the average annual spend over the 3 years. If this is a new contract can you please provide the estimated annual spend.

Circa £30,000 + VAT

Number of Users- Number of connections for each network provider.

145 voice and data connections, 29 3G Data connection services

Duration of the contract- please state if the contract also include contract extensions for each provider.

24 Months

Contract Start Date- please can you provide me with the start date of the signed agreement. Please do not provide me with the framework contract date i require the contract dates of the signed agreement.

Quarter 1 – 2013

Contract Expiry Date- please can you provide me with the expiry date of the signed agreement. Please do not provide me with the framework contract date I require the contract dates of the signed agreement. If the contract is rolling please state.

Quarter 1 – 2015. This service has been supplied on a month-by-month rolling basis since that date

Contract Review Date- Please can you provide me with a date on when the organisation plans to review this contract.

Currently under review

The person within the organisation responsible for this particular contract. Can you send me the full contact details Contact Name, Job Title, Contact Number and direct email address for each network provider? If full contact details cannot be provided please send me the actual job title.

The Head of IT Operations at The National Archives is Julian Muller

If the supply of mobile phones if provided by an external organisation please state the name of the organisation, the number of users (Connections of your organisation only) and the name of the network provider.

N/A

Please can you provide me with the latest information- If the organisation is currently/planning to go out to tender please can you also state the approx. date of award along with the information above.

Currently under review

Also if contract in the response has expired / rolling please can you provide me with further information if available of the organisation’s plans going forward with regards to mobiles and the current status?

Currently under review

If this contract was awarded within the past three months can you please provide me with a shortlist of suppliers that bid on the contract?

N/A

If you are dissatisfied with the handling of your request or the decision which has been reached, you have the right to ask for an internal review.  Internal review requests must be submitted within two months of the date of this response and should be addressed to:

Quality Manager
Public Services Development Unit
The National Archives
Kew
Richmond
Surrey
TW9 4DU

complaints@nationalarchives.gov.uk

Please mark your complaint clearly.  You have the right to ask the Information Commissioner (ICO) to investigate any aspect of your complaint.  However, please note that the ICO is likely to expect internal complaints procedures to have been exhausted before beginning his investigation.

Yours sincerely,

FOI Assessor
Freedom of Information Centre
Transfer and Access Department