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Officer Decisions

Commissioning Manager Children and Families - Fiona Fleming

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to extend the contract for CP1502-17 – Homelessness Prevention, Housing and Support into Adulthood for 16/17-year olds and care leavers, for the stated optional extension period of 1 year.

Decision Taken:

To extend Lot 1 of the contract to the below organisations for the provision of the above contract.  The contract extension will commence on 01/10/2021, for the period of 12 Months.

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

Lot 1

  1. Keychange Charity, 5 St. George’s Mews, 43 Westminster Bridge Road, London SE1 7JB.
  2. Livewest Limited, 72 Paris Street, Exeter, Devon, EX1 2JZ.
  3. Stonewater Limited, Suite C Lancaster House Grange Business Park Enderby LE8 6EP.
  4. Westward Housing Group, Templar House, Collett Way, Newton Abbot, TQ12 4PH
  5. Young Devon, Central Office, 10 Erme Road, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 0AB.
Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of supplier(s) providing a sufficiently high level of service during the initial contract term.

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

All alternatives were considered and discussed at the commissioning programme board in March 2021.  These options included retendering after the initial contract period and bringing on board HPW functions.

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:
Lee Webber Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
17 June 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: