Decision details

Authority to Waive Contract Standing Orders to Permit Procurement of a Targeted Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service for Children and Young People in Identified Vulnerable Groups through a Direct Award (Individual Member Decision)

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Children’s Safeguarding, Early Help and Social Care

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To request authority to waive Contract Standing Orders to enable a direct award of a contract for Targeted Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service for Children and Young People in Identified Vulnerable Groups in accordance with Paragraph 13 of Part 3 of the Constitution.

Decision:

That the Lead Member for Children’s Safeguarding, Early Help and Social Care, having consulted with the Leader:

 

i)             Approves an exemption pursuant to Contract Standing Order 84 (a) of the requirement to tender a contract for a Targeted Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing Service for Children and Young People in Identified Vulnerable Groups to enable a direct award of a contract for a period of 12 months from 1 October 2021 to 30 September 2022, in accordance with paragraph 13 of Part 3 of the Constitution.

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 Member Decision

Parties Consulted: As detailed in the accompanying report.

Contact: Brian Grady, Operational Director, Safeguarding, Partnerships & Strategy Email: Brian.Grady@brent.gov.uk Tel: 0208 937 4173, Shirley Parks, Head of Partnerships, Planning and Performance Email: Shirley.Parks@brent.gov.uk Tel: 020 8937 4529.

Publication date: 08/09/2021

Date of decision: 23/06/2021

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