Decision details

Gateway 2 - Contract Award Approval: Local Community Offer (VCS Hubs)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Contract Award Recommendation – Local Community Offer




1.  That the award of lot 2 contract for the local community offer (Information and Support Hub) for older people and their carers to Age UK Lewisham and Southwark for a period of 3 years from 1 June 2020 with an option to extend for a further 2 years (1+1) for a maximum contract value of £5,444,030 be approved.


2.  That it be noted that the lot 1 contract for local community offer (information and support hub) for all age disabilities and carers approved in the gateway 1 report will not be awarded at this time and a further review of the required service is being explored with a timescale of March 2020 for agreeing next steps.


3.  That it be noted that the current arrangements expire on the 31 March 2020 and will be extended until 31 May 2020 to cover the period until the new contract starts on the 1 June 2020.

Report author: David Quirke-Thornton

Publication date: 05/02/2020

Date of decision: 04/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 04/02/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 13/02/2020

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