Issue details

Post-16 Semi-Independent Framework Extension and Approval of the SPP for 2023

Executive oversight and endorsement of Bracknell Forest Council’s continued membership of the Post-16 Semi-Independent Framework for up to a further year. To seek approval of the Strategic Procurement Plan for the new Post 16 Semi-Independent Framework in 2023.

Decision type: Key

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

Decision status: Item Deferred

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 23/06/2022

Decision due: 15 Nov 2022 by Executive

Lead member: Executive Member for Children, Young People and Learning

Lead director: Executive Director: People

Department: People

Contact: Amy Jones, Head of Strategic Commissioning Email:, Thom Wilson, Assistant Director: Commissioning Email: Tel: 01344 354142, Grainne Siggins, Executive Director People Email:

Consultation process

Email and meetings


Procurement and Legal

Making Representations: In writing to the Executive Director: People

Financial Impact: Involvement in the Post-16 Semi-Independent framework is intended to support the council to secure good quality placements for children and young people who need them at prices that represent value for money. The use of a framework across a number of local authorities is intended to reduce administration costs whilst enabling opportunities to work with and shape the marketplace.

Reason the item will considered in private: Financially Sensitive Information