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Decision details

Award of Contract for the supply of Temporary Agency Workers for the London Borough of Merton

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Following a procurement exercise for the Agency Worker Contract, we are looking for a decision from Cabinet on the contract award.




A That Cabinet agreed to award the new contract for the supply of temporary agency workers for a period of 2 years with a 2 year potential extension, starting from 13th December 2021 at an estimated value of £13m per annum.

B That Cabinet agreed to implement a vendor neutral solution, as currently in place, when the current Contract for the supply of temporary agency workers on 13th December 2021

C In accordance with Contract Standing Orders (CSO 24.3) that authority be

delegated to the Director of Corporate Services to exercise, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance, the council’s option to grant the extension of the contract term for any period up to two further years beyond the expiry of the initial contract term on 13 December 2023.

Report author: Ruth Poulter

Publication date: 24/06/2021

Date of decision: 22/06/2021

Decided at meeting: 22/06/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 30/06/2021

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