Issue details

Social Value – sustaining the recovery and levelling up.

To seek approval of the updated Social Value policy and reporting measures set out at Annex A and to develop a set of local Themes, Outcomes and Measures (“TOMs”) that will assist in leveraging investment in skills, environment, and wellbeing through the Council’s ongoing activities (procurement, planning etc.). The revised Social Value policy and reporting measures will also assist in delivering “levelling up” by way of incentivising third parties to deliver Social Value in both Gloucestershire and, where appropriate, discrete areas within the county.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000 and 2 Divisions affected;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/02/2022

Decision due: 30 Mar 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cllr Philip Robinson, Cabinet Member for Education, Skills and Bus Transport

Contact: Colin Chick, Executive Director of Economy, Economy and Infrastructure Email:


Agenda items

Background papers

  • The Public Services (Social Value) Act 2012  
  • Crown Commercial Service PPN 06/20 Taking Account of Social Value in the Award of Central Government Contracts  
  • National Themes Outcomes and Measures 2021