Decision details

Re-procurement of the Domestic Violence and Refuge Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing and Customer Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet Member approval sought for re-procurement of the service.


1.            That this reportbe exempt from disclosure by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972 Schedule 12A, Part 1, paragraph 3 (as amended), in that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


2.            That the Cabinet Member for Housing and Customer Services approved the decision to award the contract to the preferred bidder as part of a competitive tender process as listed in Appendix 1 for the total sum set out in the reportfor the period 1st April 2019 to 31st March 2023.


Reasons for Decision 

Regulation 72 (1) of the Public Contract Regulations 2015 require that for any variation clauses to be lawful they must be couched in ‘clear, precise and unequivocal’ terms, that state the scope and nature of possible modifications. This contract must be put onto a compliant contractual footing with clear start/expiry dates and provisions to extend that do not continue indefinitely.

Publication date: 11/12/2018

Date of decision: 11/12/2018

Effective from: 19/12/2018