Decision details

Authority to participate in the joint procurement of a Dynamic Purchasing System for Residential, Nursing and Supported Living Care Placements

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To approve the use of the London Borough of Ealing’s Contract Standing Orders (CSO’s) to procure a DPS for Care Home and Supported Living placements for adults with high care and support needs and formally delegate their powers for awarding the subsequent agreement to the London Borough of Ealing.


(i)         that approval be given to the Council’s participation in WLA collaborative procurement led by the London Borough of Ealing to establish a dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for residential, nursing and supported living care services led by London Borough of Ealing;


(ii)        that approval be given to the procurement detailed in 2.1 of the report being exempt from the normal requirement of Brent Council’s Contract Standing Order and Financial Regulations for good operational and/or financial reasons in accordance with the Contract Standing Order 84(a) and 85(c);


(iii)       that approval be given to the pre-tender considerations set out in 4.0 of the report that will be applied to select the DPS providers and used to award individual contracts.

Reason Key: Affects more than 2 wards;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Amy Jones Tel: 020 8937 4061.

Publication date: 10/02/2016

Date of decision: 08/02/2016

Decided at meeting: 08/02/2016 - Cabinet

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