Information relating to mobile voice and data services framework 2020: FOI release

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

Information requested

I would like to request the following information with regards to the Mobile voice and data services framework 2020, dating from 17th March 2020 to 23rd June 2021:
1. Provide the annual spend for the framework agreement by lot (if applicable) for each financial year;

2. Please provide your full membership list (if applicable).

3. Please provide the value of the membership fee (if applicable);

4. Please provide the % or £ levy/uplift applied to the framework agreement and whether this is chargeable to the Public Sector organisation or supplier.

5. Provide a list of all Public Sector organisations using the framework agreement;

6. How do you ensure customers are able to satisfy their requirements to evaluate social value at the Call Off stage?


1. Below is a copy of the information requested. 

2/3/4/5/6. The framework was awarded on 20 March 2020 and was not lotted. The recorded spend from 20 March 2020 to 31 March 2021 is c. £6.8M.

We have assumed that this question relates to the number of suppliers on the framework. The Mobile Voice and Data Services Framework is a single supplier framework awarded to Vodafone UK Limited.

There is no membership fee associated with participation on the framework.

There is no levy/uplift associated with participation on the framework by public sector organisations or the supplier.

Please find the list (in alphabetical order) of participating public sector organisations at Annex A (correct up to 31 March 2021).

Sustainability, environmental and social & ethical responsibility, fair work and community benefits were evaluated as part of the tender process to establish the framework. Public sector organisations choosing to use the framework are strongly encouraged to agree local community benefits with the supplier prior to agreeing their final call-off contract.

Annex A

Aberlour Childcare Trust

Perth and Kinross Council

Alzheimer Scotland


Angus Council

Quarriers Homes

Argyll and Bute Council

Robert Gordon University

Bield Housing & Care

Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh

Blackwood Homes & Care

Scottish Ambulance Service

Borders College

Scottish Voluntary Organisations

British Red Cross Scotland

Scottish Courts & Tribunals Service

C-Change Scotland

Scottish Government

Children 1st

Scottish Parliament

City of Glasgow College

Scottish Police Authority

Dumfries & Galloway Council

Shetland Islands Council

Dundee City Council

Skills Development Scotland

East Ayrshire Council

Social Care and Social Work Improvement


East Dunbartonshire Council

South Ayrshire Council

East Renfrewshire Council

South Lanarkshire College

Edinburgh Napier University

Scottish Rural University College

Falkirk Council

Stirling Council

Fife College

Strathclyde Partnership for Transport

Glasgow Caledonian University

University of Dundee

Glasgow City Council

University of Edinburgh

Glasgow Clyde College

University of Glasgow


University of St Andrews

Govanhill Housing Association

University of The Highlands & Islands

Hebridean Housing Partnership

University of the West of Scotland

Hillcrest Homes (Scotland) Ltd

Victim support Scotland

Historic Environment Scotland

Voluntary Services Aberdeen

Inverclyde Council

West College Scotland

Key Housing Association

West Lothian College

Maryhill Housing Association Limited

West Lothian Council

Midlothian Council


Moray Council


National Library of Scotland


New College Lanarkshire


North Ayrshire Council


North East Scotland College


Northern Lighthouse Board


One Parent Families Scotland


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