Decision details

Decision details

Corporate Procurement Strategy 2016 - 2019

Decision Maker: City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To refresh the Council’s procurement strategy for 2016 – 2019.


The Head of Financial Services submitted a report seeking approval from the City Executive Board to adopt the Council’s new Corporate Procurement Strategy 2016 to 2019.


Cllr Brown, Board Member Customer Services and Corporate Services, presented the report. She said that an important element of the strategy would be to invest in the local economy.  With reference to the Motion submitted to Council on 7 December 2015 concerning Procurement and Tax she

explained that the Council was required by the Cabinet Office to follow pre-qualification rules for all EU contracts and there was no scope for variation.  However, officers would continue to explore what could be done to meet the spirit of the Council Motion wherever possible.


The Board noted:

·         the introduction of an ethical and sustainable procurement statement

·         the savings target of 1-3% for a range of contracts


The City Executive Board resolved to:

1.    Approve the adoption of the Corporate Procurement Strategy for 2016 to 2019.


Cllr Turner left the meeting at the end of this item.

Report author: Helen Bishop

Publication date: 21/12/2015

Date of decision: 17/12/2015

Decided at meeting: 17/12/2015 - City Executive Board (became Cabinet on 13 May 2019)

Effective from: 24/12/2015

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