Decision details

Children's Services Commissioning Proposals 2013-2014

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report recommends awarding contracts for Early Intervention services following the recent round of Children’s Services Commissioning


The Cabinet considered the report of the Acting Director of Children’s Services recommending the award of contracts from 1st May 2013 for Early Intervention Services costing £2.4m for a 12 month period. Councillor T.Smith, Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Lifelong Learning introduced the report which indicated that the providers who were being recommended for award of contract were listed in Appendix 1 to the report. In addition to the award of those contracts, Cabinet is requested to agree to extend the following contracts:


PA1.2 Domestic Abuse 5-13 year olds for 12 months.

PA1.3 Family support for Black and Minority Ethnic Families for 12 months.


In relation to Priority Area 4.1, Cabinet are requested to agree to the contract for Young Runaways/Children who are sexually exploited being extended for 3 months during which time the contract will be re-tendered.




That the award of contracts to the providers as detailed in Appendix 1 to the report be approved.


Report author: Director of Children's Services

Publication date: 28/03/2013

Date of decision: 14/03/2013

Decided at meeting: 14/03/2013 - Cabinet

Effective from: 09/04/2013

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