1. The contract for the provision of the Advocacy services be awarded as detailed in the accompanying Part 2 Report. The proposed contract will commence on 1st April 2023 for a five-year period with the option to extend for up to a further two years.
2. Authority be delegated to the Director of Adult Services, in consultation with the Portfolio Holder for Adult Care & Health services, the Assistant Director of Governance & Contracts, the Director of Finance and the Director of Corporate Services and Governance, to vary the contract to meet statutory demands and exercise the extension period for up to two years.