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Short Breaks recommissioning

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek Cabinet approval for the recommissioning of the Short Break offer and to extend current contracts while the recommissioning process is conducted.




  1. Approved the recommissioning of the whole Short Breaks contracts (including universal, targeted and specialist Short Break services) for three years (with 2 additional 1 year options) at a cost of £3,345,936 per annum.
  2. Approved the extension of the targeted Short Breaks contracts up to October 2023 at a cost of up to £779,243.
  3. Authorised the Executive Director People in consultation with the Mayor to take all steps required to extend the current contracts and procure and award the recommissioned Short Breaks contracts.


Report author: Gail Rogers

Publication date: 05/10/2021

Date of decision: 05/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 05/10/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 15/10/2021

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