Decision details

Authority to Extend the Current Block Contract for Provision of Semi-independent Living for Looked After Children aged 16+ and Care Leavers aged 18+

Decision Maker: Strategic Director - Children and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Approval to extend the current Block Contract with CentrePoint for  Provision of Semi-independent Living for Looked After Children aged 16+ and Care Leavers aged 18+.

Decision:

That the Strategic Director of Children and Young People:

 

i)             Approves the extension to the current contract with Centrepoint for a period of 24 months from 7 July 2021 to 6 July 2023.

Reasons for the decision:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Alternative options considered:

As detailed within the accompanying report.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:

None.

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

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Officer scheme of delegation

Parties Consulted: The Lead Member for Children's Safeguarding, Early Help and Social Care has been consulted on the approach set out in this report.

Contact: Shirley Parks, Head of Partnerships, Planning and Performance Email: Shirley.Parks@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 4529.

Publication date: 01/06/2021

Date of decision: 26/05/2021

Effective from: 09/06/2021

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