Issue details

Request approval to undertake the annual refresh process under White Rose Framework Agreement for external Fostering and Supported Lodgings provision.

The White Rose Framework Agreement for external Fostering and Supported Lodgings provision is a regional framework utilised by authorities across the Yorkshire and Humber region.  Leeds City Council is the lead authority for the contract.

The framework agreement includes an annual refresh process to invite new service providers to a framework agreement and to enable existing providers to vary their prices following assessment of a business case to do so.

The decision will also include approval to utilise an existing extension available from 01/04/2021 to 31/03/2022.  The extension is a direct consequence of decision D44985.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/09/2020

Decision due: Not before 13th Oct 2020 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Lottie Pinder, Commissioning Manager 0113 535 0640 Email: lottie.pinder@leeds.gov.uk.

Consultees

  • Head of Commissioning and Market Management, Children and Families
  • Yorkshire and Humber Children’s Services Commissioning Board

Procurement and Commercial Services

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families

Documents

  • Report to be provided to the decision maker.