Issue details

To award the ‘Childrens Advocacy Service’ contract and the ‘Integrated Advocacy Service’ contract following the recommission of both contracts and the completion of the tender process.

Childrens Advocacy Services- to ensure children are actively involved in decisions surrounding their current and future care, to provide them with positive role models and help them develop self-advocacy skills for later in life.
Integrated Advocacy Service- to meet statutory requirements to help people, including young people transitioning to adult services, to understand and be part of the process when reviewing/ setting up care packages, to help them raise concerns and protect their rights.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Abandoned

Notice of proposed decision first published: 16/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains commercial and financial information

Decision due: April 2021 by Cabinet Member Children’s Services, Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member Health and Wellbeing

Lead member: Councillor Mark Shaw, Councillor Angela Macpherson

Contact: Gill Quinton Email:, Tolis Vouyioukas, Corporate Director Children’s Services Email: