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Officer Decisions

Assistant County Treasurer - Mark Gayer

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CPQ1987-20 Treasury Advisory Service via a direct award through Lot 2g of the ESPO Consultancy Services Framework (664-17)

Decision Taken:

To award a contract to the below organisation for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on 1st April 2021 for the period of three years.

Link Treasury Services Limited
65 Gresham Street

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision to direct award was made as this was the most suitable option from all those considered.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

An options appraisal was carried out with the following options considered:
– Allow current contract to expire and do nothing
– Extend the current contract
– Direct award from the ESPO Consultancy Service Framework
– Carry out a further competition from the ESPO Consultancy Services Framework
– Carry out a domestic ‘Request for Quotation’ process

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

There is no conflict of interest in the award of this contract.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Louise Baker Position: Senior Procurement Officer Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
5 February 2021

A copy of this decision and any supporting documentation considered by the Officer taking this decision may also be made available or inspection by the public at the Council’s Offices or posted upon payment of any copying and postage charges. Any member of the public wishing to take up either of these options is asked to please ring 01392 382888 or email: