Decision details

Acceptance and use of Department for Education grant funding for Children’s Social Care Data and Digital Solutions – 2a User research into social worker inputted data to CMS and approval to directly award a contract to Social Finance Limited under Re

Reference: D56202

Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer Resources & Strategy agreed to:
• Approve the receipt of the DfE grant funding and acceptance of terms for the grant.
• Directly award a contract to Social Finance Limited (“Social Finance”) to support work and undertake key background and research aspects of this work under Regulation 32(2)(b)(ii) of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015.

Wards Affected: Various;

Contact: Peter Storrie, Head of Performance & Improvement 0113 224 7053 Email:

Publication date: 24/03/2023

Accompanying Documents: