1. To note that Appendix 1 is not for publication on the basis that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that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. To approve the award of a contract for the Step Up to Social Work Programme to the University of Hertfordshire for the period 26th June 2023 – 25th June 2025. The contract value will be £0.465m for 2 years, with the option to extend twice, with two years for each extension.
3. To note that this brings the total contract value after both possible extensions to £1.394m. The contract will only continue based on satisfactory performance by the provider and continued funding from the Department for Education (DfE).