Issue - decisions
Procurement - Possible Efficiencies 2012-13
A report by the Deputy Chief Executive/Director of Finance detailed procurement activity undertaken in 2011-12. The aim was to deliver £2m procurement efficiency savings per annum. A further policy option had been agreed in the 2011-12 budget; to achieve £0.5m through a review of the top-50 contracts, progress which was reported elsewhere on the agenda (Minute No. 280 refers). The report identified progress against the combined target of £2.5m and identified possible procurement savings for 2012-13.
(1) the procurement activity undertaken in 2011-12 be noted;
(2) a procurement saving of £140,000 in Regeneration, Housing and Planning delivered in 2011-12 be replaced by the release of reserves and provisions;
(3) estimated procurement savings of £1.2m for 2012-13 be agreed; and
(4) estimated savings of £1.6m from the alternative commissioning of services in Adult Social Services be agreed.