Dear Dudley Council,

Please provide information on the following:
1. What Mediation services have you commissioned over the last 2 years e.g. SEND mediation, care services for adults and children, employee relations and disputes, complaints or any other areas where mediation has been commissioned
2. Which organisation(s) have you commissioned to provide those mediation services?
3. What was the commercial arrangement (e.g. block contract, spot purchase) and pricing for commissioning those mediation services?
4. What is the total spend on all mediation services over the last 2 years broken down by individual contract price and daily rate?
5. Who is the lead officer or officers for commissioning the different mediation services? Please provide all contact details.

Yours faithfully,

Dominic Millar

Dudley Triggers, Dudley Council

Dear Dominic Millar,

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Description : Mediation Services Commissioned

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Mr Dominic Millar
 
 
 
Dear Mr Millar
 
Freedom of Information Act 2000 - Information Request 18544
 
Your request for information received on 20/09/2018 has now been
considered and the information requested is detailed below.
 
Your request and our response
 
1. What Mediation services have you commissioned over the last 2 years
e.g. SEND mediation, care services for adults and children, employee
relations and disputes, complaints or any other areas where mediation has
been commissioned
 
No commissioned services in Adults / Children’s Service.
2. Which organisation(s) have you commissioned to provide those mediation
services?
 
Nil
3. What was the commercial arrangement (e.g. block contract, spot
purchase) and pricing for commissioning those mediation services?
 
Nil
 
4. What is the total spend on all mediation services over the last 2 years
broken down by individual contract price and daily rate?
 
£209,400 for SENDIASS service.
(Special Educational Needs Information, Advice and Support Service)
5. Who is the lead officer or officers for commissioning the different
mediation services? Please provide all contact details.
 
N/A
 
 
 
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Nina Meredith
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