Decision details

Gateway 1 Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Taxi Framework

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Approval for new procurement of Special Educational Needs and Disability (SEND) Taxi Framework




1.  That the procurement strategy outlined in the report for special educational needs and disability (SEND) taxis for children, young people and vulnerable adults, which is to undertake a competitive tender process for a four year framework agreement commencing on 1 September 2022 until 31 August 2026 for an estimated annual cost of £2m making the total for four years £8m be approved.


2.  That gateway 2 award of contract be delegated to the strategic director of children’s and adults’ services for the reasons noted in paragraph 29 of the report.

Report author: David Quirke-Thornton

Publication date: 20/10/2021

Date of decision: 19/10/2021

Decided at meeting: 19/10/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 28/10/2021

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