Forthcoming Key Decisions

This page lists the key decisions due to be taken within Leeds City Council over the next few months. Details of each key decision will be published below at least 28 clear days before the decision is due to be taken

What is a 'Key Decision'?

A key decision is an executive decision which is likely to:

  • result in the Authority incurring expenditure or making savings over £500,000, or
  • have a significant effect on communites living or working in an area comprising one or more wards.
  • Article 13 of the Council's Constitution provides more details about which decisions will be treated as key decisions.

    How to get more information about a particular key decision

    The agenda papers for Executive Board meetings, and the documents being considered by officers taking key decisions, are available five working days before the decision will be made through the Council's website.

    The contact details of a lead officer are provided for each key decision listed below. Please contact the lead officer directly if you wish to obtain copies or extracts of any other listed documents, or if you wish to receive details of further documents as they become available. Sometimes the papers you request may contain exempt of confidential information. If this is the case, the lead officer will explain why it will not be possible to make copies available.

    Forthcoming Key Decisions

    13/09/2021 - Re-procurement of the contract for the Council's Printing Requirements for Electoral Services

    Brief Description

    Approval to run a procurement exercise and award a contract for Printing Services for Electoral Services.

    Impact On Wards


    Financial and procurement implications

    The procurement is to award a new contract as the current contract is due to expire in January 2022.  The annual spend is estimated as approximately £500k however this may increase/decrease depending on which elections take place during the life of the contract. 


    Decision Maker: Director of Communities, Housing & Environment

    Decision due date: 10/2021

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Susanna Benton

    Notice of decision: 13/09/2021

    13/09/2021 - To approve the extension of call off contracts for Temporary Integrated Digital Service Contractors

    Integrated Digital Service (IDS) currently has a Framework Agreement in place Temporary ICT Staff Framework – for the supply of ICT resource, which came into effect on 14/01/2020 and will run until 13/01/2024. There are 6 approved recruitment agencies on the Framework.

    A number of legacy contractors continue to be supplied through agencies on a previous framework (DN189804) and we request approval to continue with these contractors until their skills are no longer required.

    Also, if required, source suitably qualified and experienced ICT resource where these cannot be provided by the suppliers on the Temporary ICT Staff Framework.

    Decision Maker: Director of Resources

    Decision due date: Not before 12/10/2021

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Karen Brocklesby

    Notice of decision: 13/09/2021

    10/09/2021 - North West SILC Conversion Deficit Balance

    To approve that the estimated North West SILC accumulated deficit of £1.1m is to be funded from the High needs block of the Dedicated Schools Grant.  This transfer of funding will be undertaken by finance upon final confirmation of the NW SILC conversion deficit balance.

    Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

    Decision due date: Not before 11/10/2021

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Tim Pouncey

    Notice of decision: 10/09/2021

    07/09/2021 - Tender for National Adoption Learning and Development: Dynamic Purchasing System and Electronic Market Place

    In support of the National Adoption Strategy the Regional Adoption Agency (RAA) Leaders group would like to procure a Dynamic Purchasing System (DPS) and an Electronic Market Place (EMP) to start 1st April 2022 for a period of three years, with the option to extend for a further two years. These will enable the National Adoption Recruitment Steering Group (NARSG) to call off providers to undertake specific activities during 2022/23 and beyond dependent on funding being available.

    The DPS will cover consultants required to undertake adoption practice improvements. The EMP will have two separate lots for: training and development; and the management and delivery of adoption events.

    Decision Maker: Director of Children and Families

    Decision due date: Not before 06/10/2021

    Wards affected: (All Wards);

    Lead officer: Sarah Johal

    Notice of decision: 07/09/2021