Decision details

Leeds Building Services - Creation of additional posts on the LBS organisational structure to support the delivery of £8.5m of priority work and reduce use of non-specialist sub-contractors

Reference: D46176

Decision Maker: Director of Resources and Housing

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


That approval is granted for the creation of 65 operative positions and 33 support positions on to the LBS structure at a cost of £3.4m to support the delivery of an additional £8.5m of priority works:

·  Kitchens and Bathrooms - £1.5m

·  Painting - £2m

·  Corporate Property Management Capital works - £5m


LBS cannot recruit to the additional posts required to deliver the priority works until they are created on the structure.  This will require a key decision. 


The Director of Resources & Housing approved the creation of the additional positions, outlined in the report, onto the LBS structure to commence in 2018/19 to deliver the additional £8.5m works.

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Other reasons / organisations consulted

Reports, information in meetings, SMT


Chief Officer, LBS

Heads of Service

Executive Member

Trade Unions


Contact: Simon Costigan, Chief Officer Property and Contracts 0113 214 1947 Email:

Publication date: 24/01/2018

Date of decision: 01/02/2018

Effective from: 09/02/2018

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