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Officer Decisions

Head of Adult Care Operations and Health - Tim Golby

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP1321-16 – Healthwatch and Local Engagement following an OJEU EU Open tender process under the Light Touch Regime.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (Subject to due diligence) to the below organisation(s) for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on  01/04/2017, for the period of 36 Months, with an option to extend for a further 2 X 12 months


Organisation Name and Address:

Lot 1: Healthwatch Devon, First Floor, 3 & 4 Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter EX2 8PW


Lot 2:

Living Options Devon, Ground Floor Units 3-4 Cranmere Court, Lustleigh Close, Matford Business Park, Exeter EX2 8PW

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of supplier achieving the highest overall score within a best value tender (optimum combination of whole-life costs and quality) in line with the European Procurement Directives award procedure of Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT).

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive process was undertaken from which one bid was received for Lot 1 and three bids were received for Lot 2. These were considered as part of the formal evaluation 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 were no conflicts of interest or dispensation granted for this contract.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Paul Giblin Involvement Manager, Email:, Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
1 April 2017

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