Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The current contract which was awarded to Ringway Jacobs in 2009 will expire on 31st March 2023. This paper is to seek agreement of the evaluation criteria and detail for the future delivery of the service.


Cabinet had received and agreed a report on 2 March 2021 that set out the rationale and proposed way forward for the procurement of the Highways Services Contract.  In addition it had been agreed that a future paper would be presented to Cabinet to seek views and agreement on the evaluation and quality criteria that would be used to determine the selection process and outcome of the procurement exercise as well as the criteria and process for determining any potential future extensions of the contracts.


The proposal had also agreed the formation of an Alliance.  The Cabinet report set out the proposed governance arrangements and format of how the alliance would function and operate.




(1)               That the progress made to date on the procurement of the new Highways Services Contract be noted.

(2)               That the evaluation and quality criteria for determining the new service providers be agreed.

(3)               That the extension criteria and process be agreed.

(4)               That the proposed change in name for the Service and the terms of the Alliance be noted.

Details of any conflict of interest declared: None.

Contact: Rob Smith Email:

Report author: David Farquhar

Publication date: 29/06/2021

Date of decision: 29/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 29/06/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 07/07/2021

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