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Procurement Strategy - KEY/21AUG15/01

Cabinet received a report which followed the development of a procurement strategy by the Procurement Working Group as part of the council’s Contract Rules and discussion by the Corporate Management Team (CMT).


The purpose of the Procurement Strategy was to provide a framework over the next five years for the Council to purchase goods, works or services from third parties. The strategy puts forward a number of outcomes to be delivered, in line with council priorities and the direction of a commissioning led council.


Cabinet considered the report and RESOLVED:


1.    To approve the procurement strategy; and


2.    To note the progress to date on investigating options for an ethical investment and procurement policy.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure or savings greater than £500,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/07/2015

Decision due: 7 Dec 2015 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor David Seaton, Cabinet Member for Finance

Lead director: Acting Corporate Director Resources

Department: Resources

Contact: Vicki Palazon, Head of Finance (Business Operations & Development) Email: Tel: 01733 864104 Email: Tel: 01733 864104.

Consultation process

Relevant internal and external stakeholders.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Sustainable Growth and Environment Capital

Meeting Open to Public: n/a


Agenda items


  • It is not anticipated that there will be any documents other than the report and relevant appendices to be published.