Decision details

Tender award for Information Advice and Guidance in Children’s Centres.

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To approve recommendations as to which companies should be awarded contracts for the tenders for IAG in Children’s Centres following the completion of competitive tendering exercises.

Decision:

that the contract for the provision of Information, Advice and Guidance for families of children attending children’s centres in Brent aged 0-5 be awarded to the Citizens Advice Bureau (CAB) for the value of £354k (for the first two years at fixed prices for each year) for an initial contract period of three years from 1st April 2014 to 31st March 2017 with an option for the Council to extend by any number of periods up to an aggregate of two years.

Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings of £500k or more;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Sara Williams, Operational Director, Early Help and Education Email: sara.williams@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 3510.

Report author: Tony Jain

Publication date: 14/01/2014

Date of decision: 13/01/2014

Decided at meeting: 13/01/2014 - Executive

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