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Officer Decisions

Head of Category - Business - Nick Richardson

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend CP1247-15 – Domestic White Goods contract (ESPO) following an options paper appraisal which recommended the continued use of the ESPO White Goods Framework from 1st April 2021.

Decision Taken:

To continue to access the below organisation’s Framework for the provision of the above contract from the 1st April 2021 – 31st March 2022. Eastern Shires Purchasing Organisation (ESPO)

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been made as it is the most suitable option at the present time following consideration of the outcomes of an options appraisal.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

An options appraisal was carried out with the following options considered:

  • Devon County Council to re-tender the contract
  • Allow the contract to expire and do not put another in place
  • Extend the current contract
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 relation to the extension of this contract

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Mark Sibley Position: Senior Procurement Officer Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
19 April 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: