Decision details

Authority to Award a Contract for the set up and management of Covid-19 Lateral Flow Testing through a direct award

Decision Maker: Deputy Leader

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

This decision seeks approval to award a contract for the management of Covid-19 Lateral Flow Testing on behalf of the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) as required by Contract Standing Order 88.

Decision:

To approve the direct award of the contract for the set up and management of Covid-19 Lateral Flow Testing on behalf of the Department of Health & Social Care (DHSC) for the period 1 July 2021 to 31 December 2021 to Number 8 Events Ltd.

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.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Cabinet/Committee Decision or Scheme of Delegation: Individual Cabinet Member Scheme of Delegation - Part 3 Constitution

Parties Consulted: Due to the urgency, it is not considered in the circumstances that non-statutory public or stakeholder consultation is a viable option.

Contact: Thomas Cattermole, Head of Member Services Email: thomas.cattermole@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 5446.

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 28/07/2021

Date of decision: 27/07/2021

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