Decision details

Council Communications Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider bringing the Council’s Communications Service back in-house by 1 July 2017


Having considered the confidential appendix, it was


RESOLVED:  That Corporate Director of Resources and Commercial, following consultation with the Leader of the Council in his capacity as  Portfolio Holder for Strategy, Partnerships and Devolution with the Communications remit, be authorised to work directly with Lambeth Council in order to bring the Council’s Communications Service back into the Council with a target date of 1 July 2017.


Reason for Decision:  To take the opportunity to bring the Communications Service back in-house following mutual agreement with Lambeth Council, who currently ran the service.  To deliver improvements to the service and further increase in commercial income as an in-house service.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.


Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Alex Dewsnap

Publication date: 28/04/2017

Date of decision: 27/04/2017

Decided at meeting: 27/04/2017 - Cabinet

Effective from: 09/05/2017

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