Decision details

Family Centres - Delegated Authority Request

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This is a request for delegated authority to the Lead Cabinet Member Mary Lewis and Executive Director Children, Families and Learning, to award contracts to lead providers for the Family Centres in the District & Boroughs.




That authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Children, Families and Learning, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Children, Young People & Families, to award contracts to lead providers in each borough or district for the provision of Family Centres for up to 5 years.


Reason for Decision:


Delegated authority, for decision making is being requested to award the contracts, to the Executive Director for Children, Families & Learning to ensure that decisions can be made flexibly and quickly so that contracts can be awarded at the different stages where required, in order to implement the Family Centre Model effectively and ensure that transformation targets can be met.


[The decisions on this item can be called in by the Corporate Overview Select Committee]


Report author: Interim Consultant - Early Help

Publication date: 26/03/2019

Date of decision: 26/03/2019

Decided at meeting: 26/03/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/04/2019

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