Issue details

Children's Social Care and Early Help IT System Procurement 2023 – KEY/27MAR23/01

The Cabinet Member is recommended to:  


1.    Approve the contract award of the IT solution supporting Childrens Services via the Data and Application Solutions Framework agreement (RM3821) Lot 3c to LiquidLogicwith commencement date 1 May 2023 for a five-year contract period and two optional one-year extensions.  The estimated total contract value is £1.5million. 


2.    Authorise the early termination of the current contract with LiquidLogicfor this system with effect from 30 April 2023 This contract is due to expire on 2 August 2023 and its early termination shall enable alignment with the newly procured solutionEarly termination is by way of mutual agreement between the Council and supplier and of no cost to the Council. 


Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 24/02/2023

Decision due: Not before 15th May 2023 by Cabinet Member for Skills, Education and Children's Services'

Lead member: Councillor Lynne Ayres

Lead director: Executive Director Corporate Services

Department: Corporate Services

Contact: Chris Stromberg, Head of Business & Digital Systems, Tel:07876578093, Email:chris.stromb  erg@cambridgeshi

Consultation process


Relevant Scrutiny Committee: Children and Education Scrutiny Committee