Decision details

Handyperson and Affordable Warmth service provider appointment 2020-21

Decision Maker: Executive Member (Homes and Housing)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


1.         That the existing service provider (Preston Care and Repair) is to be retained as the Council’s appointed sub-contractor to deliver Handyperson and Affordable Warmth services.


2.         That a sum of up to £45,000 is made available for Handyperson and Affordable Warmth services during 2020-21, with £30,000 funded via Better Care Fund and £15,000 from the Council’s own reserves.


3.         That the Executive Member notes that the Monitoring Officer has approved the request to waive the Council’s Contract Procurement Regulations (CPRs) on the basis of there being ‘’other circumstances which are genuinely exceptional and not of the Council’s own making’’.

Publication date: 05/05/2020

Date of decision: 05/05/2020

Effective from: 14/05/2020

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