Decision details

Authority to invite tenders for the Procurement of Advocacy Services

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the selection criteria and timetable for the procurement of future options for advocacy services.



(i)         that the pre-tender considerations and criteria to be used to evaluate tenders for the Adult Social Care (ASC) advocacy services as set out in paragraph 3.10 of the report from the Acting Director, Adult Social Services, be approved;

(ii)        that officers invite tenders and evaluate them in accordance with the approved evaluation criteria;

(iii)       that it be noted that the short term extensions for 4 existing Advocacy contracts will be agreed with current providers. Their collective value will not exceed £29,054 and each will end when the new contract goes live on the 1st June 2014.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Phil Porter, Strategic Director, Community Well-being Email: Tel: 020 8937 5937.

Report author: Phil Porter

Publication date: 11/12/2013

Date of decision: 09/12/2013

Decided at meeting: 09/12/2013 - Executive

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