Issue details

Request to waive contract procedures rules 9.1 and 9.2 (high value procurements) to award a contract, without competition, to The Appropriate Adult Service (TAAS) for delivery of a West Yorkshire Appropriate Adult Service

Permission request to award a further contract to TAAS for a period of 2 years with the option to extend for a period of 12 months. The contract will commence on 1st April 2021 and will expire on 31st March 2023.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 13/07/2020

Decision due: September 2020 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Helen Stevens, Commissioning Officer 0113 2478684 Email:

Consultation process

Consultation is ongoing with the West Yorkshire Appropriate Adult Steering Group and with the provider. Consultation has taken place with LCC Professional & Commercial Services (PACS).



West Yorkshire Youth Offending Team (YOT) Managers

Office of Police & Crime Commissioner

Adult Social Care

West Yorkshire Police


Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families