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Navy: Contracts

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 5 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Defence what multi-activity contracts (MACs) the Royal Navy has; and what the (a) scope, (b) monetary value and (c) date of expiry of each MAC is. (254362)

The Royal Navy has 11 commercial agreements that can be described as multi-activity contracts of varying size, value and scope. These range from services provided under a 15-year partnering arrangement to a small contract for catering and cleaning services. Details are provided in the following table:

Contract Title

Contract Scope

Contract Monetary Value

Contract Expiry Date

RN South-West Regional MAC

Soft Facilities Management

Estimated annual value of £7 million with an initial period of seven years

30 April 2013 with potential for further periods

RN South Central Regional MAC

Soft Facilities Management

Estimated annual value of £7 million with an initial period of seven years

30 April 2013 with potential for further periods

RM Condor, HMS Gannet and RMR Scotland MAC

Soft Facilities Management

Estimated annual value of £1.3 million with an initial period of four years

30 November 2012 with potential for further periods

RM Poole MAC

Soft Facilities Management

Estimated annual value of £2.2 million with a duration of eight years

30 April 2009

Gosport MAC

Soft Facilities Management

Estimated annual value of £5 million with a duration of seven years

17 November 2009

HMS Caledonia and Rosyth Area MAC

Soft Facilities Management

Estimated annual value of £1.8 million with a duration of eight years

31 January 2009

Non Fleet Scottish Units MAC

Soft Facilities Management

Estimated annual value of £0.15 million with a duration of eight years

31 May 2009

RNHQ Northern England and HMS Cambria

Soft Facilities Management

Estimated annual value of £0.1 million with an initial period of three years

31 July 2011 with potential for further periods

Gosport MAC

Soft Facilities Management

Estimated annual value of £0.3 million with an initial period of three years

17 November 2010 with potential for further periods

RN Partnering Arrangement

Soft Facilities Management, Hard Facility Management

Estimated annual value of £80 million with a duration of 15 years.

30 June 2011

Navy Command Air Engineering MAC

Technical Services Management

Estimated annual value of £8-11 million with a duration of three years

31 March 2011

Notes:

1. Soft Facilities Management may include but is not limited to the provision of catering, retail and leisure, mess and hotel services, establishment cleaning and waste management, graphic and media support, and administration services.

2. Hard Facility Management may include but is not limited to the provision of civil and domestic building/works, infrastructure maintenance, and grounds maintenance.

3. Technical Services Management may include but is not limited to the provision of training and training support, equipment maintenance and technical support, airfield services and support.