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Barnet Young People's Substance Misuse Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The current Barnet Young People’s Substance Misuse Service contract will end on 31st March 2016.

To seek authority to:

        Extend the current contract until 30th June 2016 to allow for mobilisation of new service i.e.: TUPE, seek appropriate Estates

        Procure a new Barnet Young People’s Substance Misuse Service - on behalf of Barnet Council




(1)          the extension of the Barnet Young People’s Substance Misuse Service until 30 June 2016, be approved to allow sufficient time for a Provider to be mobilised;


(2)          a new Barnet Young People’s Substance Misuse Service be procured;


(3)          authority for the award of the new contract be delegated to the Director of Public Health, in consultation with the Corporate Director of  People and Director of Finance, following consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Finance and Major Contracts and Public Health, Equality and Wellbeing.


Reason for Decision:  To allow for a contract to be in place.


Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.


Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Chris Spencer

Publication date: 21/01/2016

Date of decision: 20/01/2016

Decided at meeting: 20/01/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/01/2016

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