Issue details

Gateway 3 Contract Award - Family Time (Contact Service) for Children in Care and their Families Contract


This report will seek Cabinet approval to award the Family Time (Contact Service) for Children in Care and their Families contract, following a procurement process.


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 18 July 2022 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: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 06/06/2022

Decision due: 15 Nov 2022 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Mrs Josie Iles, Portfolio Holder for Children’s Services – Lead Member (statutory responsibility)

Lead director: James Williams

Contact: Caroline Friday, Senior Commissioning Officer Children in Care Email: Tel: 01634 334485, James Harman, Head of Children's Services Commissioning Email: Tel: 01634 331384.

Relevant Overview and Scrutiny Committee:: Children and Young People

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