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Approval to vary and extend the White Rose Framework Agreement for the supply of the provision and education to young people with special education needs and disabilities (SEND) on behalf of Yorkshire and Humber regional partners, and to award to new

Approval is required to vary and extend an existing the White Rose Framework Agreement (WRFA) for the supply of the provision and education to young people with special education needs and disabilities (SEND) on behalf of Yorkshire and Humber regional partners, and to award to new providers following the refresh process.

This decision is as a direct consequence of DN201548 which included the annual refresh process to invite new service providers to a framework agreement and to vary the existing framework agreement for SEND service providers.

The current framework will expire on 31/03/2020 and includes the option to extend for a further 12 months period, from 01/04/2019 to 31/3/2021.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 27/09/2019

Decision due: Not before 28th Oct 2019 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Rebecca Fenwick, Commissionnig Programme Manager (Placements) Email: rebecca.fenwick@leeds.gov.uk Email: rebecca.fenwick@leeds.gov.uk.

Consultees

Head of Service, Looked After Children – Children and Families

Head of Commissioning and Market Management  - Children and Families

Head of Finance, Resource and Housing

Head of Learning Inclusion – Children and Families

White Rose participating Authorities from Yorkshire and Humber region.

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families and the Executive Member for Learning, Skills & Employment

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