Decision details

Information, Advice and Guidance Procurement

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Proposal to go out to tender to procure an Information, Advice and Guidance Service.


The Cabinet considered a report of the Executive Director (Adults and Communities) presenting the procurement options for an Information, Advice and Guidance service that was not on the procurement plan for 2022/23.




That the procurement of an Information Advice and Guidance service for 1st April 2022 for £250,000 per annum, with a contract term of five years, with an option to extend the contract a further 5 years, be approved.


Reasons for decision:


The Council has a statutory duty to ensure effective Information, Advice and Guidance (IAG) is available to residents. The local authority must ensure that IAG services established cover more than just basic information about care and support and cover the wide range of care and support related areas including prevention of care and support needs, finances, health, housing, employment, what to do in cases of abuse or neglect of an adult and other areas where required.


Other Options:




The Council would not be meeting its statutory obligations as a local authority without an effective Information, Advice and Guidance offer.


Note: This is an Executive Function

Eligible for call-in to: People Scrutiny Committee

Cabinet Member: Cllr Nevin

Report author: Benedict Leigh

Publication date: 05/11/2021

Date of decision: 02/11/2021

Decided at meeting: 02/11/2021 - Cabinet

Accompanying Documents:


Get the best from this site

We use simple text files called 'cookies'. Some of these cookies are essential to make our site work and others help us to improve by giving us some insight into how the site is being used. For more information, including how to turn cookies off, see more about cookies - or simply click the Continue button to use this site as normal.