Decision Record 163- Procurement of Ammunition

Office of Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime CommissionerOffice of Northamptonshire Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner




Decision Record Number 163

This document records a decision taken by the Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner, together with details of the advice he received prior to taking the decision.


Decision taken


To agree a single tender authorisation request as the purchase of ammunition has gone over the threshold for Procurement involvement. The Force purchase Federal Ammunition from GMK, who are the sole supplier,  therefore a STA is required so a contract can be raised for a period of one year, with a value of £30k for the year with an option to extend for a further 12 months if an alternative supplier is still not available.


Details of advice taken


Professional operational, financial and legal advice has been sought to ensure the decision best supports frontline operational needs and represents value for money.


Stephen Mold

Police, Fire and Crime Commissioner

23rd September2019