Decision details

Strategic Procurement Plan 2020 Book & AV Supply Contract

Decision Maker: Executive Director: Delivery, Executive Member for Culture, Delivery and Public Protection

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Book and AV supply contract for approval and sign off


That the procurement plan for the supply of library books and audio-visual material for the Library and Information Service and use of the CBC Framework be approved.

Reasons for the decision:

It is the most cost effective means of stock acquisition.

Alternative options considered:

A range of options had been considered to ensure that the Council’s buying power was maximised and the strategy most likely to deliver the best possible value for money was selected.  Instead of opting for a public sector framework, the Council could have opted to advertise its own framework.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Expenditure >£400,000 & Affects more than 1 ward.;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Set out in the report

Declarations: None.

Subject to Urgent Proceedings: No

Making Representations: In writing to Executive Director: Delivery

Other reasons / organisations consulted

By report


Borough Solicitor
Director : Finance

Contact: Fiona Atkinson, Community Services Manager Email: Tel: 01344 352153.

Publication date: 16/06/2020

Date of decision: 16/06/2020

Effective from: 24/06/2020

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