Decision details

Commercial Strategy - Commissioning & Procurement Overview

Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Finance, Commercial and Capital Strategy

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes




That the Commercial Strategy be approved.



Reason for the decision


Being more commercial is a key part of Dorset Councils transformation programme. In approving the revised Commercial Strategy, Cabinet is endorsing the approach of the Council becoming more commercially minded and more business- like in its activities.


Budget implications


None in respect of the proposed revised Strategy however financial implications to be considered by the appropriate project team as part of the business case and rationale for any individual commissioning and procurement activity.


Reference documents

Cabinet 8 November 2021



Publication date: 09/11/2021

Date of decision: 09/11/2021

Effective from: 17/11/2021