Decision details

Receive Reducing Parental Conflict (RPC) funding from the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP). Directly award a contract to Triple P utilising contract procedure rule (CPR) 8.3 for training associated with the Leeds reducing parental conflict progr

Reference: D55395

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Deputy Director, Children & Families Social Work approved:

• The receipt of £198,302.36 funding from the Department for Work & Pensions (DWP). The first year of funding commences on 14th June 2022 until 31st March 2023 (£111, 107.73) and the second year of funding commences 1st April 2023 until 31st March 2024 (£87,194.63). Year 2 is indicative funding at this stage and the final figure will be confirmed prior to commencement of year 2.

• The award of a new contract using Contract Procedure Rule 8.3 to Triple P for provision of training associated with reducing parental conflict in line with the Leeds Relationship Matters programme. The contract shall be for the period 30/06/22 to 31/03/24. The total value of the contract is £28,721 (excluding VAT). In line with previous contracts with Triple P a letter of agreement will be issued by the provider and this will be vetted by our legal team prior to LCC signing up to the agreement.

• The recruitment of a fixed term RPC Coordinator post on a PO4 salary scale (£51,524-£55,588 including on costs). The position will be recruited to as soon as permission has been granted and will be until this current funding expires. If further funding is secured then permission will be sought to extend the position.

Wards Affected: Various;

Contact: Helen Stevens, Commissioning Officer 0113 2478684 Email:

Publication date: 24/06/2022

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