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Gateway 3 Contract Award: Integrated Domestic Abuse Service

Meeting: 18/12/2018 - Cabinet (Item 15)

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This report provided details of the tender and evaluation process for the provision of an Integrated Domestic Abuse Service.


The report had been considered by the Procurement Board on 6 November 2018, details of which were set out in section 5 of the report.


The Council's decision to award this contract would be subject to observing the procurement standstill period of a minimum of 10 days in accordance with the requirements of the Public Contracts Regulations 2015. The Council would be unable to enter into the contract before the end of the standstill period.


Decision number:



The Cabinet approved the award of contract to Choices for the provision of the Medway Integrated Domestic Abuse Service for a period of 3 years with an option to continue for a further 2 years unless terminated in accordance with the Conditions of Contract.




Tenders have been evaluated and moderated, and the successful bidder has submitted the most economically advantageous tender.


Additionally, representatives of the contracting authorities are confident that the integrated service model proposed by the successful provider is well structured to meet the outcomes of the service through a whole family approach. The preventative strategies and programs of the provider’s model is expected to facilitate a reduction in the number of incidences of domestic abuse over the life of the contract.