Decision details

Award of contract for Speech & Language Therapy for pupils in mainstream Brent schools & families accessing Children’s Centres and linked early years settings

Decision maker: Strategic Director, Children and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To approve the award of contract for the provision of Speech & Language Therapy for pupils in mainstream Brent schools & families accessing Children’s Centres and linked early years settings.

Decision:

The Strategic Director of Children and Young People in consultation with the Lead Member for Children’s Safeguarding, Early Help and Social Care approved the award of a contract for the provision of a Speech and Language Therapy Service for pupils in mainstream schools and families accessing Children’s Centres and linked early years settings to London North West University Healthcare NHS Trust for a period of two (2) years with the option to extend for up to a further three (3) years.

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed in the accompanying officer decision report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed in the accompanying officer decision report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

Reason Key: Signficant expenditure/savings > 30% of budget for the function in question;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: On Monday 15 October 2018 Cabinet delegated authority to the Strategic Director of Children and Young People in consultation with the Lead Member for Children's Safeguarding, Early Help and Social Care, to award a contract.

Parties Consulted: N/A

Contact: Brian Grady, Operational Director, Safeguarding, Partnerships & Strategy Email: Brian.Grady@brent.gov.uk Tel: 0208 937 4173.

Publication date: 08/01/2019

Date of decision: 08/01/2019

Date comes into force if not called in: 16/01/2019

Call-in deadline date: 15/01/2019

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