Decision details

Procurement of Handyperson & Affordable Warmth Assistance service

Decision Maker: Executive Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1.    That Executive Cabinet approve the proposed arrangements for the procurement of the Handyperson and Affordable Warmth Service.

2.    That Executive Cabinet approve the proposed assessment methodology and evaluation criteria outlined in this report: 65% Quality weighting and 35% Pricing weighting.

3.    That Executive Cabinet approve the proposal to apply Procurement Policy Note (PPN) 11/20, published in December 2020 and effective from 1st January 2021, which allows Local Authorities to reserve this procurement for Small and Medium Enterprises (SMEs) and Voluntary, Community and Social Enterprises (VCSEs).

4.    That approval for the contract award decision is to be delegated to the Executive Member (Homes and Housing) once a preferred Service Provider has been identified following a tendering exercise to be conducted by means of ‘The Chest’ procurement portal.

Report author: Martin Sample

Publication date: 16/09/2021

Date of decision: 16/09/2021

Decided at meeting: 16/09/2021 - Executive Cabinet

Effective from: 24/09/2021

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