"In a statement sent to El Reg, an SCC spokeswoman said: “SCC welcomes the full retraction by West Midlands Police Authority and will continue to work with the NPIA to deliver significant cashable and efficient savings for Forces.”"
Of course SCC would welcome any retraction of statements that tell the honest truth about their monopoly on Police related purchasing.
This framework goes against the grain of good, honest and ethical business. It totally excludes the more than capable channel who have successfully provided solutions to the police in the past and have demonstrated value for money too.
Even Dell quote the Sprint II framework T&C's chapter and verse to justify fucking their existing Dell channel partners over in favour of pushing business SCC's way, irrespective of how much work that/those Dell channel partners have put into the deal.
They should perhaps rename this tainted "framework" to Squint II as the persons who formulated must be totally blind