Decision details

Procurement Strategy And Business Case In Relation To The Recommission Of Statutory Adult Advocacy Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The purpose of this report is to agree the commissioning and procurement plan for statutory adult advocacy services in the borough.


Cabinet approves:


1.    The Business case and Procurement Strategy at Appendix 2 for the commissioning of statutory adult advocacy services to start on 1 April 2020 for a duration of three years with an option to extend for a further two year period.


2.    That a partnership model be tendered in which a lead provider would act as the front door for all advocacy services and take responsibility for the contract monitoring and quality assurance of partners. This is in order to give consideration to social value and improving the local social infrastructure.  


3.    To delegate the decision to extend the contract beyond the initial period to the Strategic Director of Social Care in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care.  


Report author: Rebecca Richardson

Publication date: 08/10/2019

Date of decision: 07/10/2019

Decided at meeting: 07/10/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 11/10/2019

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