Decision details

Special Educational Needs Disability (SEND) Parent Participation and Engagement Service – Direct Award

Decision Maker: Strategic Director: Children's Services

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


1.         To note the extension of the current contract with Family Action for two-months, from 1st October - 30 November 2021 for the sum of £12,751.83.


2.         To waive Contract Standing Order 8.2 due to demonstrable best interest and directly award a contract to Contact to deliver the Participation and Engagement Service for a period of two years, from December 2021 to November 2023 for the sum of £155,022.


3.         To transfer the management of the Lambeth Parent Forum Facilitator role from Family Action to Contact, effective from 1st December 2021 for a period of 12 months, with the option to renew for a following 12-month period if required, for the sum of £15,000 per annum.


Publication date: 21/10/2021

Date of decision: 29/10/2021

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