Issue details

Additional Procurement Forward Plan Report over £500k (2021 - 22)



a)    To begin each of the procurement processes listed in Appendix 1 to the Cabinet report of 7 September 2021.


b)    That in each instance the further step of making any contract award be delegated to the relevant Cabinet portfolio holder, after consultation with the relevant Executive Director.


Reason for the decision



Cabinet is required to approve all key decisions with financial consequences of £500k or more. It is also good governance to provide Cabinet with a summary of all proposed procurement prior to them formally commencing. Planning procurements ensures:


  • effective stakeholder management.
  • efficient commissioning and sourcing.
  • compliance with regulations and contract procedure rules; and
  • best value for money is clearly defined.



Budget Implications


Full details set out within the committee report to Cabinet of 7 September 2021

Agenda for Cabinet on Tuesday, 7th September, 2021, 10.00 am - Dorset Council



Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/09/2021

Decision due: 7 Sep 2021 by Portfolio Holder for Finance, Commercial and Capital Strategy

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Finance, Commercial and Capital Strategy

Lead director: Executive Director, Place

Contact: Dawn Adams, Service Manager for Commercial and Procurement Email: