Issue details

Request to waive contract procedures rules 9.1 and 9.2 to award a contract, without competition, to Scope for delivery of an inclusion support service

The current contract with Scope in Leeds ends on 31st March 2020 with no extensions available. A direct award to the current provider will ensure continuity of service provision whilst a commissioning options appraisal and subsequent competitive tender process takes place.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 19/09/2019

Decision due: Not before 18th Oct 2019 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Helen Thomas, Commissioning Manager 0113 37 86216 Email:


Current service provider, Social Care (Child’s Health & Disability Service) and PPPU & Commercial Services

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families