Issue details

Request approval to procure an annual refresh process for the Regional White Rose Framework Agreement for Independent Fostering Agencies and Supported Lodgings Providers.

This request seeks approval to extend an existing framework in line with Contract Procedure Rules 21.5, 21.6.1, 21.7, 21.8, 21.9.1 and 21.10 in line with CPR 10


This decision is as a direct consequence of D44985 which included the annual refresh process to invite new service providers to a framework agreement and to vary the existing framework agreement for fostering and supported lodgings service providers. 


The current framework is due to expire on 31/03/2021 and includes the option to extend for a further 12 month period, from 01/04/2021 to 31/03/2022. 


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: Angela Depledge, Commissioning Manager 0113 378 9823 Email:


  • Head of Service, Looked After Children, Children and Families
  • Head of Commissioning and Market Management, Children and Families
  • Head of Finance, Resources and Housing

White Rose participating authorities from across the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families