Decision details

Extension of existing contact for Youth Support Services.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

Cabinet to agree a way forward for youth support services to continue to discharge the council’s statutory and partnership responsibilities towards young people aged 10 to 24 years following the end of the current youth support contract in March 2022.

Decision:

Cllr Stephen Davies, Cabinet Member for Children’s Safeguarding and Early Years, sought Cabinet agreement for a way forward for Youth Support services to continue to discharge the Council’s statutory and partnership responsibilities towards young people aged 10 to 24 years following the end of the current Youth Support contract in March 2022, acknowledging the wide-ranging impact of the coronavirus pandemic.

 

Having considered all of the information, Cabinet noted the report and.

 

RESOLVED to:

Approve the variation of the Council’s existing contract with Prospects Services (the current provider of integrated countywide Youth Support services) by extending its term for an interim period of six months, from 1 April 2022 to 30 September 2022, in order to provide the Council with an opportunity to complete a process of extensive market testing and market development in preparation for a full procurement process for a replacement contract commencing in October 2022.

 

Report author: Cabinet Member - Children's Safeguarding and Early Years

Publication date: 21/07/2021

Date of decision: 21/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/07/2021

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