Decision details

Expansion of Shared Procurement Service

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To approve Mole Valley District Council as a permanent partner in the shared procurement service.





That the Cabinet


a)            approves that Crawley Borough Council provide procurement services on behalf of Mole Valley District Council from 1st December 2020. 


b)            agrees to the cost sharing arrangements as set out in paragraph 6.3


c)            agrees to the provision of services under an Inter-Authority Agreement for a minimum period from 1st December 2020 to 31st March 2022 to align with the term of the existing Inter-Authority Agreement


d)            agrees to accept a delegation from Mole Valley District Council of their procurement functions under Section 101 of the Local Government Act 1972.


e)            delegates authority to the Head of Corporate Finance to agree the terms of the Inter-Authority Agreement which reflects the principles outlined in the report.


(Generic Delegation 7used to enact this recommendation)


Reasons for the Recommendations


The trial arrangement with Mole Valley DC ends on 1st December 2020 and therefore there is a need for Members to agree how procurement services will be provided in the future.




Report author: Karen Hayes

Publication date: 26/11/2020

Date of decision: 25/11/2020

Decided at meeting: 25/11/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 02/12/2020

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