Consideration was given to the time implication of going to full procurement particularly in view that East Suffolk and West Suffolk will be completing their separate mergers in April 2019 which is when the G Cloud contract is due to expire and the risk of being without a legal case management system. Time and resource constraints. The cost element was also considered with considerable reduced costs to direct award under RM1059.
Background document existing framework was G-Cloud 7 and new framework proposed by IBC procurement is Lasa RM1059
The contract standing orders have been complied with.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/08/2018
Decision due: 31 Jul 2018 by Officer Decision
East Suffolk Council Head of Legal and Democratic Services
West Suffolk Council Legal Services Manager
Ipswich Borough Council Head of People of Governance
Ipswich Borough Council Assistant Operations Manager Procurement
West Suffolk Council Contracts Lawyer
East Suffolk Council Head of ICT