Issue details

Alternative Education Provision tender for Implementation from September 2022

Decision

That the procurement process, as set out in the report, be agreed.

 

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

 

 

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 August 2022 and local authorities are required to arrange alternative education for children pupils who, because of exclusion, illness or other reasons, would not otherwise receive a suitable education (Alternative Provision Guidance, 2013).

 

Alternative Options considered and rejected

N/A

 

Consultees

N/A

 

Budget Implications

The financial implications are as is set out within the report to Cabinet of 18 January 2022

 

Any conflict of interest?

None

 

Reference documents

Agenda for Cabinet on Tuesday, 18th January, 2022, 10.00 am - Dorset Council

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/01/2022

Decision due: 18 Jan 2022 by Portfolio Holder for Children, Education, Skills and Early Help

Lead member: Portfolio Holder for Children, Education, Skills and Early Help

Lead director: Executive Director, People - Children

Contact: Stuart Riddle, Senior Manager Email: Stuart.Riddle@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk.

Decisions

Documents

  • Agenda of Cabinet 18 January 2022