Decision details

Contractual Arrangements for the Provision of Short Breaks for Disabled Children (Exempt Under - Paragraph 14)

Decision Maker: Social Care, Health and Wellbeing Cabinet Board

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No




That the Head of Children and Young People Services be granted delegated authority to enter into a new contract with Action for Children until 31 March 2021 as detailed in the private circulated report.


Reasons for Decision:


Extending the contract with Action For Children will provide the Council with a legally binding agreement setting out the approved terms of working.  This will offer protection to the Council in the event of a dispute and ensure that the provider delivers in line with the Council’s expectations.


Permission to enter into a new contractual term with Action For Children will ensure this vital front-line service is not disrupted whilst officers undertake an analysis of service demand and the service model in order to undertake a procurement exercise.


Implementation of Decision:


The decision will be implemented after the 3 day call in period.




Publication date: 05/04/2019

Date of decision: 04/04/2019

Decided at meeting: 04/04/2019 - Social Care, Health and Wellbeing Cabinet Board

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