Decision details

Gateway 1 - Procurement Strategy Approval: All-Age Community Drug and Alcohol Early Intervention, Prevention, Recovery and Treatment System

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Information Only

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval of procurement strategy for community specialist drugs & alcohol early intervention, prevention, recovery & treatment system services




1.  That a public contract regulations (PCR) 2015 competitive procurement process for a community illicit drug and alcohol early intervention, prevention, recovery and treatment system for residents of all ages, with a total maximum annual contract value of up to £3,957,084 for an initial period of 3 years from 1 December 2022, with the option to extend for a period or further periods of up to 9 years in increments with break clauses at the council’s sole discretion, making a total maximum contract value of up to £47,485,008 over a maximum 12 year term be approved.


2.  That gateway (GW) 2 contract award decision be delegated to the strategic director of environment and leisure, in consultation with the cabinet member for health and wellbeing.


3.  That the inclusion of the Rough Sleeping Drug and Alcohol Treatment Grant (RSDATG) project be noted, that is hosted within the adult integrated drug and alcohol treatment system (AIDATS) contract, as a requirement of contractual delivery until funding expires at a current future date to to be confirmed, which constitutes a funding award of £93,823, in addition to the funding detailed in recommendation one, for a period of four months between 1 December 2022 and 31 March 2023.


4.  That the potential implications for the proposed contract in relation to ‘Section 31 local authority grant for additional drug treatment crime and harm reduction activity in 2021-22 funding, as outlined in paragraph 19 of the report be noted.

Report author: Caroline Bruce

Publication date: 08/12/2021

Date of decision: 07/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 07/12/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 16/12/2021

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