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Officer Decisions

Deputy Head of Service Adult Commissioning & Health - Solveig Sansom

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend Framework for – CP1297 – 16: Transportation of Bodies on behalf of Her Majesty’s Coroner for Exeter and Greater Devon which was established following an OJEU EU tender process.

Decision Taken:

To extend the Framework to the below organisation(s) for the provision of the above contract. The contract extension will commence on 1st June 2021 to 31st August 2021

Organisation(s) Name(s) and Address(es)

Dignity Funerals Ltd
c/o A G Simmonds & Sons
28a Queen Street,
EX32 8HQ

E.A. Dodd & Son Funeral Directors
Stamps Building
King Street
EX14 1AF

Le Roy Funeral Service Martin Wreford & Sons
10 Alphington Road

Friendship and Sons Funeral Directors
Unit 7
Barle Enterprise Centre
TA 22 9BF

Morris Bros(Tavistock)Ltd
The Old Bedford Foundry
Lakeside, Tavistock, Devon
PL19 0AZ

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis that due to Covid-19, the Council and in particular the providers for this contract are engaged in planning for the ‘second wave’ of the pandemic and will not have resources available to conduct a full tendering exercise.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:


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:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
Rosalie Robison Position: Commissioner Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
7 April 2021

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