Issue details

Section 31 local authority grant for additional drug treatment, crime and harm reduction activity in 2021/22 – Permission to vary current provider’s contract

Approval is being sought to award a grant agreement to our current provider of community drug and alcohol services: Change Grow Live (CGL) via a contract variation.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 29/04/2021

Decision due: 23 Apr 2021 by Executive Director of Adult Services and Public Health

Lead director: Professor Sarah Scott


• Councillor Tim Harman, GCC Cabinet Member for Public Health and Communities
• Change, Grow, Live (cgl)
• Office of the Police and Crime Commissioner
• Probation Service
• Gloucestershire Constabulary
• The Nelson Trust
• SW Commissioners of drug and alcohol services
• Public Health England
• GCC Support Services: Strategic Procurement, Legal Services, Finance and Communications



Background papers

  • • Cabinet (14/10/2020): Extension of the adult drug and alcohol treatment service contract  
  • • A summary of the spending proposals submitted to PHE can be seen in Appendix 1  
  • • Public Health England Additional drug treatment crime and harm reduction funding: Universal component – menu of interventions can be seen in Appendix 2