Issue details

Permission to procure Electronic Market Place for White Rose Independent Fostering agreement

This decision will seek approval to undertake a competitive procurement exercise to enable a new contract to be in place for 1st April 2022 ensuring continuity of provision for placing local authorities whilst the new arrangements will better reflect the current requirements and priorities of authorities in the Yorkshire and Humber region.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Financial Impact>£500K;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/07/2021

Decision due: Not before 12th Aug 2021 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Luke Myers, Contracts manager 0113 3785424 Email:


·  Yorkshire and Humber Children’s Services Commissioning Board

·  Head of Commissioning and Market Management, Children and Families

·  Procurement and Commercial Services

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Adults and Children's Social Care and Health Partnerships