Decision details

Early Years commissioning – extensions, recommissioning and remodelling - Targeted Support

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Families and Young People

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The Early Years programme is due to be extended for six months to a total budget of £585K. A decision is required regarding the specifics of this extension – timeframe, budget reductions.

It is anticipated that new contracts would begin, dependent on the funding available on the 1st Oct 2015. For this reason, a retendering process would need to commence in April 2015.

Therefore a decision concerning the opening of a tender is also requested.

Following this tender process, contracts will be issued for two years from 1.10.15 – 30.9.17 with a total value of £468 502 per annum / £973 004 for the two year duration.

Publication date: 05/10/2015

Date of decision: 13/10/2015

Effective from: 21/10/2015

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