Issue details

Special Needs Transport 3

Authorise the Corporate Director of Children, Schools and Families; in consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Children, Schools and Families & Property and Major Contracts; to:


- Select the preferred supplier through a competitive bidding process with the Harrow Transport Framework and award Transport Services contracts to the preferred suppliers on such terms as are agreed, acting in the best interests of the Council and service users.


- Implement the new transport services in accordance with the contract & other programme elements that support the operation of the services, reduce costs and promote independence.


- Consult on a new Transport Eligibility Policy, underpinning a broader range of transport options to be made available to service users.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Capital Expenditure > £1,000,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Category: Financial;

Urgent: No;

Decision due: 11 April 2013 by Cabinet

Lead Member: Councillors Mitzi Green & Thaya Idaikkadar

Lead member: Children, Schools and Families Portfolio Holder, Property and Major Contracts Portfolio Holder

Lead director: Corporate Director, Children and Families

Department: Children and Families Directorate

Contact: Catherine Doran, Corporate Director, Children and Families Email: Email: Tel: 020 8966 6334/6364 Email:

Open or Private: Open


Agenda items


  • Agenda Report and any related appendices: SNT3 Full Business Case; Business Cases for Independent Travel Training and LEAN