1. To note that appendix 2 of this his report is not for publication on the basis that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) as set out in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).
2. That the Cabinet Member for Health and Social Care approves the direct award of five interim contracts to continue provision by the incumbent providers for a period of 2 years at a maximum cost of £3,608,538 as set out in table 1. A waiver of the competition requirements under Contract Standing Order (`CSO`) CSO’19.1. was approved on 24th January 2020 on ground 22.3.6 that there are circumstances which are genuinely exceptional.