Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: Yes
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Approve spot purchasing of Residential Care,
Independent Foster Agency and Independent Special School and
College placements for children and young people.
- Authorised the Director for
Children, Families and Safer Communities (interim DCS) and Director
Education and Skills, in consultation with Cabinet member for
Families, Education and Women to undertake the spot purchasing of
Residential Care, Independent Foster Agency and Independent Special
School and College placements for children and young people which
are above the key decision threshold value, when existing framework
contracts are unable to meet requirements, until 31st March 2025 to
align with the expiry of the Independent/Non Maintained Special
School and Children’s Residential Care Frameworks.
- Noted two spot purchase contracts
for residential social care placements have already been awarded to
a total value of £1.32m.
- Noted an annual report will be
brought to Cabinet outlining each decision approved above key
decision threshold value.
Report author: Gail Rogers
Publication date: 13/07/2021
Date of decision: 13/07/2021
Decided at meeting: 13/07/2021 - Cabinet
Effective from: 23/07/2021