Decision details

Establishing Flexible Framework for Procuring Independent and Non-Maintained Special Schools and Specialist Post-16 Placements

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To seek approval for a flexible framework for procuring independent and non-maintained special schools and specialist post-16 placements.


That Cabinet:

1.             Approved the establishment of a flexible framework of independent and non-maintained special schools and specialist post-16 institutions

2.             Approved Bristol City Council leading the procurement of the flexible framework on behalf of a partnership of local authorities, subject to all other authorities paying a management fee for set up costs and to use the flexible framework (on a cost recovery, rather than revenue generation, basis).

3.       Delegated authority to the Executive Director Adults, Children and Education, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Education and Skills, to procure the flexible framework and thereafter to award individual contracts to providers.


Report author: Jacqui Jensen

Publication date: 04/12/2018

Date of decision: 04/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 04/12/2018 - Cabinet

Effective from: 12/12/2018

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