Decision details

Procurement of Laboratory Analysis on Behalf of HM Senior Coroner for Avon

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval to procure and award a contract for the laboratory analysis of whole organs, tissue and fluid samples for toxicology, histology, neuropathology, virology and microbiology on behalf of HM Senior Coroner for Avon.


That Cabinet:

  1. Authorised the Director: Legal and Democratic Services, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for City Economy, Finance and Performance to take all steps required to procure and award the contract(s) (including any individual contracts over £500k) necessary for the implementation of specialist laboratory analysis services as outlined in the report for 3+1+1 years at a cost of up to £1.6m in-line with the procurement routes and maximum budget envelopes outlined in the report, noting the associated Legal commentary.


Report author: Yvonne Dawes

Publication date: 10/05/2022

Date of decision: 10/05/2022

Decided at meeting: 10/05/2022 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/05/2022

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