Dear Northumbria Police,
I am looking to update my research regarding what software solutions are currently used to manage and track vetting of police staff and would be most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information Act, details in respect to the contract below.
The details I require are:
• What, if any, software is used for managing and tracking vetting of police staff?
• If purchased software is used, what was the start date, duration and value of the contract?
• Is there an extension clause in the contract and, if so, the duration of the extension?
• Has a decision been made yet on whether the contract is are being either extended or renewed?
• Who is the senior person/s (outside of procurement) responsible for managing the force staff vetting process?
Thank you for your help.

Yours faithfully,

Angela Price

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Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA) Request T867/24 - Vetting Software
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You asked:

 

I am looking to update my research regarding what software solutions are
currently used to manage and track vetting of police staff and would be
most grateful if you would provide me, under the Freedom of Information
Act, details in respect to the contract below.  The details I require are:

 

1.     What, if any, software is used for managing and tracking vetting of
police staff?

 

CoreVet.

 

2.     If purchased software is used, what was the start date, duration
and value of the contract?

 

Start date – 12 June 2024,

End date – 11 June 2026,

Value of the contract - £38,262.

 

3.     Is there an extension clause in the contract and, if so, the
duration of the extension?

 

No.

 

4.     Has a decision been made yet on whether the contract is are being
either extended or renewed?

 

No.

 

5.     Who is the senior person/s (outside of procurement) responsible for
managing the force staff vetting process?

 

DCC Jayne Meir.

 

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