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Frameworks and Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPSs) questions: FOI release

Published: 29 Oct 2019

Information request and response under the Freedom of Information (Scotland) Act 2002.

Published:
29 Oct 2019
Frameworks and Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPSs) questions: FOI release
FOI reference: FOI/19/02319
Date received: 14 Oct 2019
Date responded: 28 Oct 2019
Information requested

For the below frameworks and Dynamic Purchasing Systems (DPSs), for the stated periods, we would like to request:

  1.  total reported spend by Scottish public bodies
  2.  total reported call-off contracts awarded

Frameworks/DPS

  • Interim IT Staff Services Framework Ref: SP-18-015 (previously Temp & Interim IT Staff - Framework ref: SP-13-023)
  • Digital Technology Services DPS Lot 2, Digital Technology Resources (previously Digital Services DPS Lot 2, Digital Resources)

Periods

  • 6th April 2019 to Present
  • 6th April 2018 – 5th April 2019
  • 6th April 2017 – 5th April 2018
  • 6th April 2016 – 5th April 2017 (IT Staff framework SP-13-023 only)

The purpose of our FOI request is to understand the approximate annual spend and call-offs via the IT Staff framework and DPS Lot 2 over the last 3+ years.

Response

In response to your request, I enclose the following information:

Interim IT Staff Services
1. Total reported spend by Scottish public bodies

Scottish Government does not hold the spend breakdown for the 6th April to 5th April for each financial year requested however, the figures below incorporate spend from 1st April to 31st March for each financial year as per the data held, unless otherwise annotated.

Interim IT Staff Services
Period Framework Ref Spend
13 April 2019 to present SP-18-015 £492,718*
01 April 2019 to present SP-13-023 £6,428,288
01 April 2018 – 31 March 2019 SP-13-023 £34,913,447
01 April 2017 – 31 March 2018 SP-13-023 £29,531,450
01 April 2016 – 31 March 2017 SP-13-023 £22,432,799

* spend from 13 April 2019 to present

2. Total reported call-off contracts awarded.

We do not hold this information and this is a formal notice under section 17(1) of FOISA that the Scottish Government does not have the information you have requested. The reason that we do not hold this information is that it does not form part of the management information that we request from suppliers under the framework terms and conditions.

DPS – Digital Technology Resources – Lot 2
1. Total reported spend by Scottish public bodies
2. Total reported call-off contracts awarded

Scottish Government does not hold the spend breakdown for the 6th April to 5th April for each financial year requested however, the figures below incorporate spend from 1st April to 31st March for each financial year as per the data held, unless otherwise annotated.

DPS – Digital Technology Resources – Lot 2
Period Ref Spend Number of call off contracts
01 April 2019 to present DPS – Lot 2 £203,905 1
01 April 2018 – 31 March 2019 DPS – Lot 2 £824,649 3
01 April 2017 – 31 March 2018 DPS – Lot 2 £50,705 2

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