Issue details

16/00144 - Young People’s Substance Misuse Services – Contract Extension

Proposed decision: To invoke the nine month contract extension option within the Young People’s Substance Misuse Service contract (provided by Addaction), to enable it to run until 31st December 2017.


The decision will support corporate objectives by completing a planned and well-managed competitive tendering of the Young People’s Substance Misuse service. This will ensure services are commissioned in line with identified need to deliver corporate priorities on prevention, improved public health and better value for money.

Financial Implications: The maximum value of the nine month extension period is £620,847.

Legal Implications: None

Equality Implications: None.

The matter is referred to in the Directorate Business Plan/Medium Term Capital Programme.


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings of more than £1m;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Division affected: (All Division);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 10/01/2017

Decision due: Not before 9th Feb 2017 by Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health
Reason: in order that the proposed decision can be published for a minimum of 28 days, in accordance with statutory requirements

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health

Lead director: Andrew Scott-Clark

Department: Social Care, Health & Wellbeing

Contact: Karen Sharp, Head of Commissioning for Public Health Karen Sharp, 0300 333 6497 Email:


The proposed decision was discussed and endorsed by the Children’s Social Care and Health Cabinet Committee on 11 January 2017. 

Financial implications: Lead officer: Karen Sharp, Head of Commissioning, Public Health 0300 333 6497

Legal implications: 16/00144


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