Decision details

Re-procurement of the Learning and Development Framework for Children and Adult Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommmend Forward to Council

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Re-procuring the current framework for training providers to deliver courses for Children's Services (including the Pan-Dorset Safeguarding Children Partnership) and Adults and Housing Services. The total value is approximately £2m over the 4 years of the framework.




(i)             Cabinet agreed to commence the procurement process, award contracts, and implement the framework as per timetable summarised in 1.4 of the report of 17 May 2022.


(ii)            That the further step of making any framework award be delegated to the Portfolio Holder for Children, Education, Skills and Early Help in consultation with the Executive Director People – Children’s.


Reason for the decision


Cabinet is required to approve all key decisions with financial consequences of £500k or more

The current contractual arrangements will come to an end in March 2023.

To be compliant with procurement legalisation, to ensure best value and quality of training provision


Publication date: 18/05/2022

Date of decision: 17/05/2022

Decided at meeting: 17/05/2022 - Cabinet

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