1. To waive clause 9.2 of the Council’s Contract Standing Orders for reason of Demonstrable Best Interest and Exigencies of Service.
2. To approve the direct award for the stop smoking service contract to GSTT from 1 April 2018 to a maximum end date of 31st March 2022 at a value of £500,000 per year and a maximum total value of £2,000,000. The contract will be let for 2 years, with the option to extend by 1 + 1 years.