Corporate Procurement Strategy and Social Value Strategy
Decision Maker: Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Major Projects, Executive Member for Finance and Performance
Decision status: Decision Made
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
Purpose of Report: Following a CSMC report and in response to a
Government policy notice, some minor changes are required to both
the procurement strategy and the social value policy.
The procurement strategy explains how the Council works with partners and suppliers. The social value policy sets out the Council’s commitment to embedding social value into its procurement and commissioning process.
The Executive Member will be asked to agree a number of minor changes and updates to both the Procurement Strategy and the Social Value Policy.
a) The updated Procurement Strategy attached at annex 1 be noted and approved.
b) The updated Social Value Policy attached at annex 2 be noted and approved.
Reason: To ensure procurement is based on sound principles and continues to deliver value for money outcomes, as well as ensuring the procurement process is robust and effective.
Report author: Debbie Mitchell
Publication date: 08/11/2021
Date of decision: 08/11/2021
Decided at meeting: 08/11/2021 - Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Major Projects
Effective from: 11/11/2021