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Officer Decisions

Chief Officer for Children’s Services - Jo Olsson

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP1479-17 Social Care and Health Advocacy for Adults and Children in Devon and Torbay, following a Light Touch Regime – Single Stage Process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract to the below organisation for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on 1st April 2018 for the period of 36 Months with the option to extend by a further 24 months in 12 month periods

Lot 2: Children and Young People’s Advocacy

NYAS (National Youth Advocacy Service), Tower House, Tower Road, Birkenhead, Merseyside, United Kingdom, CH41 1FF

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

Lot 2: Children and Young People’s Advocacy

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

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

Lot 2: Children and Young People’s Advocacy

A competitive process was undertaken from which 2 bids were received 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:


Contact for enquiries/further information:
Jolene Roberts, Procurement and Contracts Officer,, 01392383000
Decision Date:
7 December 2017

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: