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Officer Decisions

Chief Officer for Adult Care and Health - Jennie Stephens

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP1077-14 – Family Based Carers Breaks following an OJEU EU Domestic Tender Part B process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (subject to due diligence) to the below organisation for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on 1 April 2015, for the period of 36 months, with an option to extend for a further 24 months (12 months + 12 months).

Action for Children
Victoria House
Victoria Road
EX32 8NP

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

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

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

See the associated reward report

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 conflicts of interest applicable to this contract award.

Contact for enquiries/further information:
Abigail Muzvimwe, Procurement and Contracts Officer, Tel: 01392 383000 , Email:
Decision Date:
14 April 2015

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: