Decision details

Decision details

Contract for the provision of ballot papers 2021-2023

Decision Maker: Head of Law and Governance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


To award the contract to the supplier who submitted the most economically advantageous offer.


To award the three year contract for the provision of ballot papers to Stephen Austin & Sons Ltd, in accordance with the Council’s procurement process for a contract value of £30,000 which is within the budget provision

Reasons for the decision:

The council’s normal procurement process was followed via the procurement portal.  Five quotations were received and evaluated and Stephen Austin & Sons Ltd evidenced the best value for money.

Signed off by senior officers:

Susan Sale, Head of Law and Governance, in accordance with Contract Rules (19.22(a)) for a contract value between £10,000 and £100,000 and within the budget provision and  in consultation with Councillor Susan Brown, Leader of the Council.

Publication date: 19/02/2021

Date of decision: 12/02/2021