Decision details

Procurement Process and Policy Updates

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Decision Made

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Proposed changes to Contract Procedure Rules, and introduction of a Sustainable Procurement Policy and Modern Slavery Statement for the Council.




  1. That the Sustainable Procurement Policy and Modern Slavery Statement be approved.
  2. That the proposed changes to the Contract Standing Orders, pending final approval from the Audit and Governance Committee and Full Council be noted. 



Adoption would enable the Council to implement a new framework for the use of environmental and modern slavery factors in its evaluation of tenders, and the decision to award contracts.

Report author: Dan Hutchins

Publication date: 09/02/2023

Date of decision: 09/02/2023

Decided at meeting: 09/02/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 18/02/2023

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