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Officer Decisions

Commissioning Manager - Adult Social Care - Paul Collinge

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend the contract for CP1290-16 – Devon Prison
Cluster Buddy Support Service following a contract variation

Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken to award a contract extension to the below organisation for the provision of the above contract. The contract extension will start on the 1st of October 2022, for the period of 6 Months and will end on the 31st March 2023.

RECOOP, St Swithuns House, 21 Christchurch Road, Bournemouth

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken to extend the existing Devon Prison Cluster Buddy Support Service for 6 months and the longer-term requirement should be subject to further commissioning and re-procurement.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

The alternative option was to retender but due to the nature of the market this will not be achievable.

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:

Completed by Service Budget Holder/Service Officer. There were no conflicts of interest.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Name: Olivia Stevens Position: Procurement and Contracts Officer Email: Tel: 01392 381594
Decision Date:
3 October 2022

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: