Office for Nuclear Regulation

Mobile phone services

Date released
15 July 2021
Request number
202106011
Release of information under
Freedom of Information Act 2000

Information requested

Please provide complete answers to the following questions:

How many employees are at your organisation?
How many mobile phone and mobile broadband (data only) connections do you currently have?
What is the split between mobile phone and mobile broadband connections?
Who is your mobile phone network provider?
Did you switch providers on your last renewal?
Please provide a monthly breakdown of your total mobile phone contract costs for the past 12 months, and state whether VAT has been included in the numbers given.
Does your contract include a hardware, tech or transformation fund?
If the answer to question 7 is yes, what was the value of the fund upon the signing of the current contract?
How have you sourced the contract?
What is the contract term length?
How long do you have remaining on your current contract?
Who is the primary contact for this contract?

Information released

We confirm that under Section 1 of the FOIA, we hold the information relevant to your request. Please find our response to each of your questions in turn below.

How many employees are at your organisation?

I can confirm that as of 30 June 2021, ONR’s employee headcount stood at 657.

How many mobile phone and mobile broadband (data only) connections do you currently have?

698 mobile phone connections.

What is the split between mobile phone and mobile broadband connections?

We do not have any mobile broadband connections.

Who is your mobile phone network provider?

Vodaphone.

Did you switch providers on your last renewal?

No.

Please provide a monthly breakdown of your total mobile phone contract costs for the past 12 months, and state whether VAT has been included in the numbers given.

We are unable to give a full 12-month cost as we have only had our own contract since December 2020. The costs from December to June are £32,994 Inc. VAT.

Does your contract include a hardware, tech or transformation fund?

Yes.

If the answer to question 7 is yes, what was the value of the fund upon the signing of the current contract?

£34,500.

How have you sourced the contract?

Directly with Vodafone. We have recently transitioned all our mobile services to ONR as previously this was managed by HSE on ONR’s behalf.

What is the contract term length?

2 years.

How long do you have remaining on your current contract?

18 months.

Who is the primary contact for this contract?

onr.procurement@onr.gov.uk

Exemptions applied

None

PIT (Public Interest Test) if applicable

N/A