Decision details

Procurement of Pensions Administration System

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To authorise the Corporate Director of Resources,  following consultation with the Director of Finance and Assurance and the  Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Finance & Resources, to award a contract for Pensions Administration Software and the hosting thereof, to start from 21 October 2021, following a tendering process carried out using the National LGPS Frameworks.




Having agreed to note the confidential background papers to the officer report, Cabinet




(1)            the commencement of a procurement for the provision of pensions administration software and the hosting thereof be approved;


(2)            the use of the National Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) Framework as the procurement route be approved;


(3)            the Corporate Director of Resources, following consultation with the Director of Finance  and the Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Finance and Resources, be authorised to approve any procurement decisions made through this process and to award the contract for the Pensions Administration System following a compliant procurement.


Reason for Decision:  To ensure that the Council had a Pensions Administration system to discharge its responsibilities for the LGPS in Harrow.


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: Director of Finance

Publication date: 24/06/2021

Date of decision: 17/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 17/06/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 26/06/2021

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