Decision details

Authority to make two direct awards for the provision of Blue Badge Digital Services:

Reference: D55512

Decision Maker: Director of Resources

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decision:

The Director of Resources approved a decision to make a direct award for the provision of Blue Badge Digital Services.

The decision was to make two direct awards for the provision of Blue Badge Digital Services:
1. Application and Blue Badge Management awarded to Valtech Ltd (‘Valtech’)

2. Printing and Dispatch of Blue Badges awarded to Allied Publicity Services (Manchester) Ltd (‘APS’) under Contract Procedure Rule 9.5 which states: “Where the relevant Chief Officer considers there is genuinely no competition such that only a particular organisation or provider can meet the Council’s specific requirements … a waiver of CPRs 9.1 and 9.2 need not be obtained”.

Each contract has value of £40k per year and the contract term for each contract is 5.02.2020 to 4.02.2024 (awarded retrospectively).

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Sonya McDonald, Head of Business Support Centre 0113 37 88693 Email: sonya.mcdonald@leeds.gov.uk.

Publication date: 28/07/2022

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