Mr Simon Mitchell, Senior Commissioner, was in attendance for this item.
RESOLVED that the decision to be taken by the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health to:
(a) Award the contract, to the successful provider identified as part of the procurement process and as detailed in Exempt Appendix 1, for the provision of People’s Voice Activity (Including Healthwatch Kent) for a maximum of five years (initial three-year contract with options for two one-year extensions);
(b) Delegate authority to the Corporate Director Adult Social Care and Health, after consultation with the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health and the Corporate Director of Finance, to agree the relevant contract extensions as required; and
(c) Delegate authority to the Corporate Director Adult Social Care and Health to take other relevant actions, including but not limited to finalising the terms of and entering into required contracts or other legal agreements, as necessary to implement the decision.