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Officer Decisions

Head of Education and Learning - Dawn Stabb

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the three contracts for CP1299-16 – Provision of Children’s Centre Services in Exmouth, Honiton and Axe Valley following an OJEU EU tender open procedure process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (Subject to due diligence) to the below organisation for the provision of the above contracts. The contract will commence on 1st April 2017, for the period of 12 Months


Action for Children

3 The Boulevard, Ascot Road, Watford, WD18 8AG.

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of supplier achieving a 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 and was 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 are no known conflicts of interests applicable to this contract award.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Abigail Muzvimwe Procurement and Contracts Officer, Email:, Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
1 April 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: