Decision details

Approval of contract award for Elections software

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Resources)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes



The Executive Member for Resources approves the direct award to Idox Software Limited in respect of the electoral management solutions, in line with the procurement procedure agreed at Executive Cabinet on 18 January 2024 via Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework.


Reasons for recommendations

The recommendation ensures compliance with the Council’s Contract Procedure Rules.


Other options considered and rejected

The opportunity could be openly advertised, but the Council is confident the final commercial position represents best value for money awarded through the CCS framework.

Publication date: 16/05/2024

Date of decision: 16/05/2024

Effective from: 24/05/2024

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