Issue details

Gateway 3 Contract Award: Framework Agreement for the Provision of Deprivation of Liberty Safeguards (DOLS) Assessment Services


The Gateway 3 report will provide a recommendation to Cabinet to approve the award of a contract (framework agreement) for the provision of DOLS assessments.


Access to Information

The report together with any other documents being considered (unless they contain exempt information) will be available for inspection 5 clear days before the decision is taken by the Cabinet. Copies are available on the Council's website or requested from Democratic Services Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email If you wish to submit information to the Cabinet about the item please also contact Democratic Services.


Notice of Intention to Conduct Business in Private

This report will contain some information which the Cabinet may decide to consider in private. This is because, in the view of the Proper Officer, consideration of the information in public would give rise to the disclosure of exempt information as described in paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 - information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information). Should you wish to make any representation for the discussion of this item to be held in public, you should contact: Democratic Services, Medway Council, Gun Wharf, Dock Road, Chatham, Kent, ME4 4TR or email

The Cabinet’s response to any representations will be published on 27 May 2016 within the Cabinet Agenda. A final decision on whether this item will be determined in private will be taken during the meeting.

Decision type: Key

Decision status: Decision made

Notice of proposed decision first published: 11/04/2016

Decision due: 7 Jun 2016 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor David Brake, Portfolio Holder for Adults' Services

Lead director: Barbara Peacock

Contact: Graham Tanner, Partnership Commissioning Programme Lead Email: Tel: 01634 337845.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Health and Adult Social Care

Agenda items

Background papers