Decision details

Request to waive contract procedures rules 9.1 and 9.2 to award a contract, without competition, to Leeds Weekend Care Association for delivery of a weekend, targeted short breaks service.

Reference: D50422

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Deputy Director of Children & Families approved the waiver of contract procedures rules 9.1 and 9.2 (high value procurements) to award a contract to the current provider of a targeted weekend activity scheme, Leeds Weekend Care Association (LWCA). The contract will commence on 1st April 2020 and will expire on 31st March 2021 with 1 option to extend for 12 months. The overall contract value will be £280,000 (£140,000 per annum).

Wards Affected: Various;

Contact: Helen Thomas, Commissioning Manager 0113 3786216 Email:

Publication date: 07/01/2020

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