Decision details

Decision Maker: Deputy Chief Executive (Corporate Services)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The existing contract has expired and it is necessary to appoint a supplier from 1 April 2019. A Government framework has been used to identify the potential suppliers and a direct award is proposed to the existing supplier (Northgate) for a period of 4 years in accordance with the terms of the framework agreement.


Award a 4 year contract to Northgate under the terms of the relevant UK Crown Commercial Services Framework agreement at a price of £195,000 per annum. This cost can be met from within existing budgets and includes additional functionality such as cloud hosting to ensure it fits with the Council's digital transformation strategy.

Alternative options considered:

Option 1 - n/a
Option 2 -
Option 3 -

Publication date: 16/04/2019

Date of decision: 16/04/2019

Effective from:

Current call-in Count: 0

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