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Officer Decisions

Head of Revenue and Payments - Bradley Hutton

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP1780-19 – Payment Cards. following a direct award from Lot 1 of the Crown Commercial Services Payment Solutions Framework (RM3828)

Decision Taken:

To award a contract to the below organisation for the provision of Public Sector Payment Cards. The contract will commence on 18th August 2019 for the period of four years.

Barclays Bank Plc t/a Barclaycard Commercial Payments
1 Churchill Place
E14 5HP

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of the 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 the four suppliers on Lot 1 of the Crown Commercial Services Payment Solutions Framework (RM3828) were considered.

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 awarding of this contract.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Louise Baker - Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer Email: Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date:
12 August 2019

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: