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Decision details

Construction Charter

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Purpose of Report: To seek approval for the introduction of a minimum standards charter in respect of construction projects procured by the council.

Members are asked to:

- Adopt the charter.
- Agree that the Council ensures all potential and existing contractors are aware of the charter.
- Agree that the council monitors performance of contractors against the standards included in the charter.


This item has been deferred until the 20 December Executive to allow for full consultation with suppliers and local businesses.


Resolved:  (i)      That the mimimum standards charter attached as Annex 1 to the report be adopted.


                   (ii)      That the council ensure that all existing and potential suppliers are made aware of the adoption of the charter.


                   (iii)     That the council monitor performance of contractors against the standards contained in the charter.


Reason:     To provide a clear statement of the way in which the council manages the commissioning and procurement of projects with the construction industry.

Report author: Debbie Mitchell

Publication date: 20/12/2018

Date of decision: 20/12/2018

Decided at meeting: 20/12/2018 - Executive

Effective from: 25/12/2018

Accompanying Documents:


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