Decision details

Supplier Appointment for delivery of the Household Support Fund.

Decision Maker: Assistant Director - Policy, Partnerships and Communities

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To seek approval from the Assistant Director of Policy, Partnerships & Communities for the direct award of a contract to Blackhawk via the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework to administer the delivery of the voucher scheme to support the Household Support Fund

Decision:

For the direct award of a contract to Blackhawk via the Crown Commercial Services (CCS) Framework to administer the delivery of the voucher scheme to support the Household Support Fund following further funding given by the DWP.

The contract will commence May 2022 – September 2022 with the option to extend for the period of May 2023 in the event that any subsequent funding is received.

Reasons for the decision:

Additional grant money provided by the DWP for to deliver vouchers under additional criteria for venerable households.

Alternative options considered:

Not to utilise the allocation – this would have resulted in additional support not being available to residents of the North Yorkshire

Publication date: 10/05/2022

Date of decision: 03/05/2022

Effective from: 18/05/2022

Current call-in Count: 0