Issue - meetings

Tender for Wirral Council Passenger Transport Contracts for the Integrated Department of Adult social Services and Children and Young People's Department

Meeting: 22/07/2010 - Cabinet (Item 95)

Summary of Tender Exercise for Provision of Transport Services for Adults, Older People, Looked After Children and Special Educational Needs Children

Additional documents:

  • Restricted enclosure 2


(Councillor J Green having declared a personal prejudicial interest in this item (see minute 61) left the room during its consideration)


The Director of Adult Social Services reported upon the outcome of the  integrated tendering exercise for passenger transport services, and requested the approval of the award of the individual contracts to the recommended tenderers. The tenders covered passenger transport needs of children to various schools, nurseries, contact visits, transport for adults to day centres and relates to activities from September 2010. The contract had been scrutinised and all detail including the proposed awarding of contracts agreed by Corporate Procurement Unit.


It was requested that the call-in period should be waived due to the operational requirements to have these new contracts in place for the school term beginning in September 2010.


Resolved: That


(1)  the recommended tenders set out in Appendix 1 be approved; and


(2)  recognising the standstill period and operational requirements to have arrangements in place for the new school term, the call-in period be waived.