Decision details

Household Support Fund

Decision Maker: Executive Member for Children, Young People & Learning

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To award the contract for purchasing supermarket vouchers as part of the distribution of the Household Support Fund and for future funding issued under similar terms. This fund is provided by the DWP to support households with the increased cost of essentials over the Winter.


To award the contract for supermarket vouchers to Supplier A for a maximum period of three years.

Reasons for the decision:

Supplier A scored the highest on the tender evaluation criteria against all 13 suppliers on the CCS framework. Therefore, it provides the best value for the council’s requirements.


Alternative options considered:

As detailed in the Strategic Procurement Plan.

Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward;

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Financial Impact: Detailed within the report

Declarations: None

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People



Contact: Katie Flint Email:

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 29/11/2021

Date of decision: 29/11/2021

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