2018 Report details for project: Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP)

Project name Emergency Services Mobile Communications Programme (ESMCP) - there are 9 reports for this project: 2013, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017, 2018, 2019, 2020, 2021
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Organisation HO (D16) - see all reports for this organisation
Report year 2018 (data is from September 2017)
Category ICT - see all reports for this category
Description: The Programme aims to replace the mobile communications service used by the 3 Emergency Services and other public safety users with an Emergency Services Network (ESN) which is provided on a commercial mobile network enhanced to meet the public safety requirements for coverage, functionality, availability and security.
DCA text: In the light of continuing challenges with some of the authority projects and subsequent evidence of further slippage from the main suppliers, work has started on a full scale programme re-plan. The aim is to complete the re-plan, engage in commercial renegotiations and recalculate the Full Business Case (FBC) numbers by late September 2018
Start date 2011-06-01
End date 2020-12-31
Schedule text The Programme is working to clarify with confidence when ESN will be Service Ready and Transition can start. The Mobilisation phase of the Programme has been extended by 9 months following completion of CR110. The next phase, Transition, was due to commence in June 2018 but further supplier slippage is likely. We have been working with Business Change Leads and Senior Service Users to understand the impacts of delay to Transition. The Programme re-planning exercise will determine the financial impact on Mobilisation, Transition and Airwave extensions beyond the current planned National Shutdown Date (NSD) of 31 December 2019.
Baseline £712.47m
Forecast £712.47m
Variance 0.00%
Variance text: Budget variance less than 5%
Whole Life Cost £5,058.63m
WLCost text: ESMCP received approval from ESN Sponsors and HM Treasury on 6 June 2017 for the whole life cost of the Programme including risk and contingency. ESMCP will regularly review emerging actual costs against the approved Financial Model and where necessary release risk/contingency or seek re-approval from the Sponsors and HM Treasury.
Sourcefile IPA_2018.csv

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