Decision details

Authority to procure domestic appliance supplier Contract for Local Welfare Support Scheme 2023-2026

Reference: D56388

Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Requesting authority to procure a new domestic appliance supplier contract, in order to provide appliances to residents facing financial hardship.


The Chief Officer Community Hubs, Welfare & Business Support approved, in line with Contract Procedure Rules 3.1.7 and CPR 10, an open competitive tender process to procure a contract for the supply of domestic appliances for the Council’s Local Welfare Support Scheme.  A contract length of three years with two one-year extension options is recommended at an estimated value of up to £1.8 million over a full 5-year period.

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);


Procurement Unit, Business Development Team, Financial Inclusion, Benefits and Welfare Support.

Contact: Grace Lawrenson, Senior Policy Development Officer 0113 3789844 Email:

Publication date: 18/05/2023

Date of decision: 26/05/2023

Effective from: 06/06/2023

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