Officer Decisions

Chief Officer for Communities, Public Health, Environment and Prosperity - Virginia Pearson

Summary of Matter or Issue Requiring Decision:

Decision to award the contract for CP1079-14 Emotional Wellbeing Support for Children and Young People following an OJEU EU Social and Other Specific Services Open Procedure process.

Decision Taken:

To award a contract (Subject to due diligence) to the below organisations for the provision of the above contract. The contract will commence on 1st September 2015 for the period of 36 Months, with an option to extend for a further 24 months

Lot 1 Direct support for children and young people to improve their emotional, psychological and social wellbeing

Young Devon, 10 Erme Road, Ivybridge, Devon, PL21 AB.

Lot 2 Support to schools to improve the emotional, psychological and social wellbeing of children, young people and school staff

Virgin Care Services, One Capital Court, Sowton, Exeter, EX2 7FW

Summary of Reason(s) for Decision Taken:

The decision has been taken on the basis of supplier(s) achieving the highest overall score within a best value tender (optimum combination of whole-life costs and quality) in line with the European Procurement Directives award procedure of Most Economically Advantageous Tender (MEAT).

Summary of Alternatives or Options considered and rejected:

A competitive process was undertaken from which nine bids were received two for Lot 1 Direct support for children and young people to improve their emotional, psychological and social wellbeing and seven for Lot 2 Support to schools to improve the emotional, psychological and social wellbeing of children, young people and school staff
these were considered as part of the formal evaluation process.

Details of any conflict of interest and dispensation granted to the Officer taking the decision or by any Member of the Council in delegating responsibility for any specific express delegation:

There is no conflict of interest by the officer taking the decision on contract award in line with scheme of delegation.

Contact for enquiries/further information: Andrew Simkin, Senior Procurement and Contracts Officer, email: andrew.simkin@Devon.gov.uk , Tel: 01392 383000
Decision Date: 22 June 2015

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