Issue details

Provision of the Public Service Network - Award of Contract

To award a contract for the technology infrastructure that supports digital communication for all public services in Kent and provides secure links to central government and neighbouring regions

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/05/2014

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
It is likely that that the financial information realting to the award of contract will be exempt from publication because of its commercially sensitive nature of the information.

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: Peter Bole, Director Information & Communication Technology 7200 410487 Email: Tel: 01622 696174.


At its meeting on 23 April 2014 the Policy and Resources Cabinet Committee noted a report providing a background briefing on the Kent Public Services Networks and the progress of the procurement for which the final bids had been submitted.

Extensive discussions have taken place with all 21 public agencies supporting the procurement.

Financial implications: Jeff Wallbank Head of KPSN Partnership Tel: 7200 410512 email: Peter Bole Director of Information and Communications Technology Tel: 7200 410487 email:

Legal implications: 14/00069