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Recommissioning Short Breaks for Disabled Children

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Committee RESOLVED (6 members voting in favour and 2 against) to:


1. Agree to reduce the Short Breaks for Disabled Children’s Service by £273,340 in line with options in the consultation report.

2. Authorise the Executive Director Children and Education in consultation with Chair of the Children and Education Committee to procure and award the Targeted Short Breaks contracts in-line with the procurement routes and maximum budget envelopes outlined in this report.

3. Authorise the Executive Director Children and Education to invoke any subsequent

extensions/variations specifically defined in the contract(s) being awarded, up to the maximum budget envelope outlined in this report.

4. Agree changed eligibility to Bristol Autism Project so it is accessible by families living within Bristol City Council Boundaries only.


Publication date: 01/07/2024

Date of decision: 27/06/2024

Decided at meeting: 27/06/2024 - Children and Young People Policy Committee

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