Issue details

IT Support to Consolidate Microsoft 365

To enable the new organisation to communicate and collaborate together as one council, the existing 8 instances of Microsoft 365 will need to be merged together from Day 1

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure >£500,000 & Affects from than one division;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 01/06/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
In order to be able to deliver the project in time for vesting day the contract needs to be in place so that engagement can commence with the supplier in July The matter therefore requires an urgent decision by Corporate Director of Strategic Resources on the 13 June 2022 and cannot reasonably be deferred, to enable the timely consideration and progress of this matter.

Decision due: 29 Jun 2022 by Assistant Director - Technology and Change

Lead member: Executive Member for Corporate Services

Lead director: Corporate Director of Strategic Resources

Contact: Robert Ling, Director of Transformation Email: Email:

Consultation process

Informal collaboration across the 8 Councils through the LGR ICT & Digital workstream to determine detailed requirements and recommended approach and market research


Background papers