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Decision details

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.


Resolved: That;

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

Accompanying Documents:


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