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Police Federation responds to Theresa May's technology criticisms
By Neil Merrett
Association says standardised police systems should be integral to reforms, but calls for robust solutions that can handle workload and not hinder service delivery
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Home secretary unhappy over "lack of digital join up" in police IT
By Neil Merrett
Home secretary tells suppliers that too much funding is going on fragmented systems, urging improved collaboration with the Police ICT Company
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News in Brief – January 26
By Neil Merrett
Wandsworth approves business rates contract extension, South Wales Police control room solution overhaul goes live and Defra publishes key flood defence dataset
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New legislation will allow PCCs to take control of fire services
By Neil Merrett
Government will allow elected police commissioners to submit business case to take over local fire service remit for review if parties fail to reach agreement
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Metropolitan Police confirms new CIO appointment
By Neil Merrett
Former BG Group global CIO Angus McCallum has taken up new role with Met this week; force says it is too early to tell if there may be changes to current digital aims
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Northumbria Police picks Updata to cut network costs and speed up connectivity
By David Bicknell
£2.1m deal, running to 2021, is intended to improve Net access for over 5000 staff while reducing force's telecoms bill
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ICO chief calls for more clarity on surveillance powers
By Neil Merrett
Christopher Graham argues need for transparency around remit of proposed data access powers; "case must be made for proportionately of anything that invades our privacy"
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Home Office to clarify fire service control plans this week
By Neil Merrett
Department expected to take over firefighter remit this year as union organisation maintains opposition to proposals to transfer powers to police commissioners
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New Year 'summit' hopes to get Police Scotland's 'i6' back on track
By David Bicknell
Holyrood agrees to carry out independent technical audit of the policing IT project
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Civil Nuclear Constabulary to join Multi Force Shared Service agreement
By Neil Merrett
Organisation confirmed as fourth police force to join agreement, while partner organisation Cheshire Constabulary approves separate back office fire service deal
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Somerset council opts for early exit from Southwest One deal
By Neil Merrett
Fellow joint venture partner Avon and Somerset Constabulary said it has been considering options for the end of its own contract in 2018
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Motorola Solutions to buy Airwave
By David Bicknell
Agreement made for Motorola Solutions to acquire Airwave for £817.5m; deal set to close in first quarter of 2016; Airwave legal action against Home Office to continue
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Airwave court action threatens to delay Home Office's ESMCP scheme
By David Bicknell
Court hearing held this morning has placed award of contracts for Lots 2 and 3 on hold
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MOPAC confirms the Met's £45m SIAM deal with Atos
By David Bicknell
Contract value may rise if TfL or other London bodies or police forces use SIAM deal; Atos already has £6m service desk contract at TfL
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Met extends Unisys command and control deal over revamp delays
By Neil Merrett
Force renews contract to use legacy technology as new system integrator notes delays within "some elements" of replacement system
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