Issue details

Commissioning Behavioural Insights Research & Interventions, Smoking and Pregnancy Incentivisation Pilot, and Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs Assessment – KEY/31JAN23/03

The Cabinet Member: 


Authorised the delegation of authority to Cambridgeshire County Council (CCC) to act as the lead local authority in commissioning the services listed below across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire and for the delivery of the function, which shall include the associated transfer of funding to CCC in respect of: 


              I.        Behavioural Insights (PCC shall transfer £20,000.00 in total to CCC for the period of this delegation) between 1 June 2023 and 1 June 2025; 

            II.        Smoking in Pregnancy (£65,000.00 (£32,500.00 per year) to run the programme for 2 years) between the date this CMDN February 2023 and 31 December 2024; and  

           III.        Sexual and Reproductive Health Needs Assessment (SRHNA) (PCC shall transfer up to £12,000.00 for the period of this delegation) between February 2023 and 30 June 2023. 


CCC as the lead authority shall enter into contracts with the service provider for the delivery of these functions across Peterborough and Cambridgeshire.



Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Significantly affecting two or more electoral wards;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 03/01/2023

Decision due: Not before 23rd Feb 2023 by Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Health and Public Health

Lead member: Councillor John Howard, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Corporate Governance and Finance

Lead director: Director of Public Health

Department: Public Health

Contact: Danielle Leek, Senior Public Health Manager.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Adults and Health Scrutiny Committee