Departmental ICT

Communities and Local Government written question – answered on 15th July 2008.

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Photo of Mark Hoban Mark Hoban Shadow Minister (Treasury)

To ask the Secretary of State for Communities and Local Government what IT contracts her Departments and its agencies have entered into in the last two years.

Photo of Parmjit Dhanda Parmjit Dhanda Parliamentary Under-Secretary, Department for Communities and Local Government

The Department has awarded the following contracts for IT in the last two financial years. Please note that this list is not exhaustive; it does not, for instance, cover contracts awarded for under £20,000. Details of all IT contracts are not held centrally and could be provided only at disproportionate cost.

Local Government Statistics—Data Upload to website

IT Outsourcing Project (ITSOP) Business Case Mgr Support

Floor Targets Interactive—User Needs Survey

Thames Gateway—Support for Project Mgt System

Planning Portal—Application Form Project

Home Information Pack Programme (HIP)—Home Condition Report Register—Database and Portal

XML Schemas development

Transactional ERDF and State aid project (TESA)—Major Variation to Systems Integrator Contract

Planning Portal—Building control Content Integration

Revenue Support Grant—Future Payment Platform—Business Analyst

HIP Programme—HCR Delivery Manager

ITSOP Decoupling

Maps on Tap (MOT)—Implementation Review

Fire incident recording system (FIRS)—Develop call logging software for Helpdesk

ITSOP—IT Operations Study

Planning Portal—Services Product Plans

Planning Portal—Project Manager

HIP—HCR Register—Senior Requirements Analyst

BMESpark Website Extension

Communities' ICT Provision—Service Level Manager—Contract A

Communities' ICT Provision Service Level Manager—Contract B

Training for the Fire Service Emergency Cover (FSEC) Toolkit

(Grants Payments System) LOGASNet Migration software licence

Homes Employment and Mobility Service Project (HEMS) Website Testing

Planning Portal Contract—Fixed Price Extension

RPD National Capability Survey (NCS) Geo-database project

Database & Assoc Applications Technical Manager

ITSOP Internet Circuit Bardon Voice ISDN 30 for Eland House

Thames Gateway—PMS Project Leader

TESA Website

Planning Portal—1APP—Technical support

LOGASNet—Major enhancement contract

ITSOP Test Assurance Manager

Floor Targets Interactive (FTI) Business Case

TESA Process Consultant

Web Hosting and Internet Access

Planning Portal—NAPCOL Hosting Agreement

ITSOP—Business Case Support

Government Connect (GC)—Technical Advisers


ITSOP—Support for MAN De-coupling


Communities' ICT Provision—Technical Architect

Planning Portal—Planning Apps Database feasibility study

ITSOP Programme Coordinator

Planning Portal—Forms Team Leader

ITSOP ISDN2e at Temple Quay, Bristol—backup for MPLS

ITSOP Test Assurance Manager

Open Space Works—Circuits

Places/State of the Cities Database Support and Mtce

Communities' ICT Provision Service Level Manager

MOT—Implementation Review—Primary Recommendation

Best Value Performance Indicators (BVPI)—Data Upload to BVPI Website


Tenancy Deposit Scheme—Systems Testing Role A

Tenancy Deposit Scheme—Systems Testing Role B

Planning Portal—Hosting Maintenance and support Services Extension

Website Rationalisation Project (WEBRAP)—Additional Project Management resource

System and collection of operational fire statistics

Fixed 8Meg Link to Communities' staff in Titchfield NHPAU

Planning Portal—e-Consultation Business Case Developer

Planning Portal—LPA Monitoring Assignment

Planning Portal—Technical Form Support (Product and Maintenance)

Planning Portal—Datasets Consultant

Planning Portal Planning 360

Planning Portal—Business Case Development for e-Consultation programme

ICTD Service Level Manager

RSG Security Assurance and PEN Testing of Logasnet

ITSOP Performance Review

ITSOP Performance Review

Planning Portal—XML Development expert

Supporting People—Project Resource Agreement

Supporting People—Project Resource Agreement

Preventing Extremism Unit Stakeholder Database Requirements analyst

Corporate IT Support Manager

Thames Gateway Delivery Unit (TGDU) Data Analyst Role

TGDU—Support for PMS

Communities' LINK Upgrade—Project manager

Thames Gateway Project Manager

CLASS Support Contract

GISDSI Greenspace Phase 2

Communities' LINK IT Upgrade—Project Assurance Manager

Deprivation Index Mapping Tool

Places Database—Interim 1 Year SLA for support and maintenance

TGDU Data Analyst

TGDU Programme Systems Executive

PP eConsultation Development Project Manager

Planning Portal Adobe Forms Development

Data Interchange Hub

GIS Training

National Register of Social Housing—Database Programmer

FIRS—Tech QAXML Schema—Renewal

Data Interchange Hub—Project Manager

TESA Website—Modifications

Planning Portal eConsultation—Tech support

Planning Portal—Adobe Forms Development for 1-APP

Planning Portal—Planning 360—Logical Design Requirement

DIH—Project Administrator

DSI Intelligent Address Matching

Energy Performance Building Directive (EPBD) Technical Support

Corporate IT Provision—Strategic IT Support

IT Outsourcing

CLG Web Hosting

CLG Web Rationalisation

National Resilience Extranet.

The Department agencies have reported the following:

(a) Fire Service College has only had the following IT contract entered into during the last two years in December 2007 for a Managed Learning System infrastructure and support services.

(b) Ordnance Survey has let the following contracts:

Imagery Web Hosting Services

Customer facing web-based Map Services

Oracle Professional Services framework

GIS Development Project

Electronic Document Record Management solution

'Outdoor Exploration' web-based portal

Master Vendor Agency for IT Contractor Resource.

However details of all their IT contracts could be supplied only at disproportionate cost.

(c) Queen Elizabeth II Conference Centre has let one contract—Meeting Matrix—which is for the purchase and installation of room diagramming and imaging software to facilitate the planning of conference and exhibition events.

(d) Planning Inspectorate awarded the following IT contracts the last two financial years 1 April 2006 to 31 March 2008 (PQ 4317):

MS enterprise agreement

ISS Information Service

PCS Cardiff WAN Upgrade

Electronic Business Model

Programme Manager Software Tool

IT Security

GTN Contract

Collaborative Document Working and Consultation Software/System for RSS

Technology Refreshment Laptops

Information Back-up Review

Technology Refreshment Desktop PCs.

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