(1) the commencement of a competitive procurement process to re-render the contract for Careers, Information, Advice, Guidance and Support Services to young people in Harrow for 5+2-year term, valued £2,8million, be approved; and
(2) the Corporate Director of People Services, following consultation with Portfolio Holder for Education and Social Services for Children and Young People, Portfolio Holder for Adults and Social Care, and the Portfolio Holder for Finance & Resources, be authorised to award the contract, following the competitive procurement process.
Reason for Decision: To enable the Council to fulfil its statutory duties to encourage, enable or assist young people’s participation in education or training and to assist the most vulnerable and risk of disengaging with education or work.
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.