Decision details

New Procurement Strategy 2019 - 2024

Reference: D49818

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Director of Resources and Housing submitted a report which sought approval to adopt the Council’s New Procurement Strategy, as appended to the submitted report, following a period of consultation, with the report highlighting that the new strategy looked to retain value for money and good governance as the foundation stones of procurement.


Members welcomed the proposed strategy.


In considering the report, a Member suggested that consideration be given to the values which embodied the proposed new strategy being used by the Council in its role as a landlord of commercial properties.


Responding to a further enquiry regarding the Key Performance Indicators (KPIs) as detailed at appendix 3 to the submitted report, it was noted that the intention was to submit an annual report regarding procurement to the Board, and that after the strategy had been operational for a year, further baseline figures were intended to be introduced into the KPIs in order to monitor performance.



(a)  That the contents of the submitted report and appendices, be noted;


(b)  That approval be given for the adoption of the New Procurement Strategy, as appended to the submitted report;


(c)  That it be noted that the officer(s) responsible for implementing the adoption of the new strategy in accordance with paragraph 3.8.9 of the submitted report are: the Head of Commercial (Legal) and the Procurement Manager (both Procurement and Commercial Services).

Publication date: 01/07/2019

Date of decision: 26/06/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/06/2019 - Executive Board

Effective from: 06/07/2019

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