Issue details

Mass Testing Personnel Support - Global Production Squad

The current contract with Global Production Squad (GPS) and Sportgate expired on 31st March 2021. Due to the need to continue community testing, as outlined by DHSC, to ensure the Council provides as much safety as possible in line with the governments lockdown easing plan and the economy re-opening all community testing is to be extended until 30th June 2021.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure/Income above £300K - Revenue up to £500k and Capital up to 1.5m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 09/04/2021

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
Reasons for urgency:
The urgent request is to provide this extension so that the Council can continue this service to the residents and businesses within LBHF with the current suppliers to cover the period of 1st April – 30th June 2021.

Report access: Open;

Decision due: May 2022 by Chief Executive

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Health and Adult Social Care

Department: Social Care Department

Contact: Linda Jackson Email: Tel: 07776 673085, Nadia Jazaerli Email:, Joanna Whall Email: