Issue details

Award of contract to BARCA Leeds for delivery of the Youth Inclusion Commission

Request to waive Contract Procedure Rules 9.1 and 9.2 to award a contract to Barca Leeds for continued delivery of the Youth Inclusion Commission from 01/04/2019 to 31/03/2020, with the option to extend by a further six months, whilst the review of youth work provision is completed.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure > £250,000;

Decision status: For Determination

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 08/01/2019

Decision due: Not before 6th Feb 2019 by Director of Children and Families

Lead director: Director of Children and Families

Department: Children and Families

Contact: Catherine Henderson 0113 37 85430.

Consultation process

The provider has been consulted and is in agreement with this proposal.

The Executive Member for Children and Families is being regularly consulted on plans for the review of youth work.

Ward Members including Children’s Champions are being consulted as part of the review of youth work.

Extensive consultation with a wide range of stakeholders is currently underway to inform the review of youth work provision. The outcomes of this review may impact on how this service is commissioned from April 2020 onwards.

Consultees

Children and young people

Elected Members

Internal and external providers including non-commissioned

Partner agencies

Independent academics

Portfolio Holder: The Executive Member for Children & Families