i. the Executive delegate authority to the Executive Director: People to approve a 12 month extension of the current Look Ahead contract via a waiver, effective from 1st September 2022 to 31st August 2023.
ii. the Executive approve the contract extension, which will be recorded as a key decision to ensure compliance with the Council’s Contract Standing Orders (CSO) and the legal advice in section 6.1.
iii. the Executive Director of People approve the approach and timeline proposed for a strategic commissioning review of the current service model, development of proposals around the preferred route to market, and procurement of the accommodation based housing related support service.