Decision details

Extension of Frays Care and Repair Agency Contract (Cllr Corthorne)

Decision Maker: CABINET

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




That Cabinet:


  1. Approve a 2- year extension to the contract held by Frays Care and Repair  Service for the provision of Home Improvement and Handyperson Services, to end on 3rd April 2011.


  1. Agree that the sum remain at £161,000 per year, total value £322,000 over the 2- year period.


Reasons for decision


Frays Care and Repair have met the performance requirements of the contact and have developed and expanded the services over the past 3 years.  Details are set out below. The services provided contribute to a number of priorities in the Council Plan and Older Persons Plan. There is a value for money component in that the costs in the contract have not been uplifted for inflation or other reasons, and there is no recommendation to do so over the next 2 years.


Alternative options considered and rejected


Not to extend the Contract and to Re-tender the service or to discontinue the service.


Exempt information


The report on this item was included in Part II as it contained information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the Authority holding that information) and the public interest in withholding the information outweighed the public interest in disclosing it (exempt information under paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985 as amended.


Officer to Action:


Tom Gordge, Adult Social Care, Health & Housing

Publication date: 29/05/2009

Date of decision: 28/05/2009

Decided at meeting: 28/05/2009 - CABINET

Effective from: 06/06/2009

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