Decision details


Decision Maker: Portfolio Holder for Resources, Commissioning and Contracts Management

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That the two-year extension of the Mail Service contract with Royal Mail, the value of the extension being an estimated £180k at £90,000 per annum to run from 16th September 2024 – 15th September 2026 be approved.




Reasons for the decision:

The current agreement with Royal Mail, that supports all of the Council’s incoming and outgoing mail services reaches the end date of its agreed contract term on 15 September 2024.


The request to extend the current contract using the available contract extension option to continue the  delivery of Incoming and Outgoing Mail Services is being made in order that the Council can continue to secure the best pricing arrangement for continuation of Mail Services from September 2024 through to September 2026.


Publication date: 09/07/2024

Date of decision: 09/07/2024

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