Dear Bury Metropolitan Borough Council,

1. Do you currently have your own "In House" Service, preferred
suppliers list or master vendor contract in place for your Supervised Contact Service for children in care?
2. If you have a contract in place, when will this be due for
renewal and what is your process for announcing, advertising and
applying for this opportunity?
3. If you have your own "In House" Service, do you ever spot
purchase to support this service and would the service ever be put
out for tender?
4. Do you have any intention to review the existing provisions in place for your Supervised Contact Service?
5. What is the council's annual spend on outsourced agencies for
supervised contact for 2015 - 2016 and 2016 - 2017?
5. What is the name and contact details for the procurement and
placement officer who is responsible for this service?
Thank you so much in advance for your co-operation

Yours faithfully,

clare sanderson

Customer Contact Team, Bury Metropolitan Borough Council

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Request for Information - Freedom of Information Act 2000 (FOIA)

 

Further to your recent request for information under the Freedom of
Information Act received on 26 October 2016, I am able to supply the
following information on behalf of Bury Council.
1. Do you currently have your own "In House" Service, preferred suppliers
list or master vendor contract in place for your Supervised Contact
Service for children in care? We have a Family Support Service which as
part of their role provide supervised contact. However they provide a
range of services
2. If you have a contract in place, when will this be due for renewal and
what is your process for announcing, advertising and applying for this
opportunity? This service is an in-house service we do not have an
external contract.
3. If you have your own "In House" Service, do you ever spot purchase to
support this service and would the service ever be put out for tender? No
4. Do you have any intention to review the existing provisions in place
for your Supervised Contact Service? No
5. What is the council's annual spend on outsourced agencies for
supervised contact for 2015 - 2016 and 2016 - 2017? We do not outsource
our supervised contact it is included in our current contract for carers
and contracted Childrens homes. Exceptionally we will pay additional
mileage at the council approved rate where the distance is deemed to be
considerable. We do not track the additional mileage specifically for
supervised contact.  
5. What is the name and contact details for the procurement and placement
officer who is responsible for this service? Mark Love, PPC Team 3
Knowles Place, Bury, BL9 0EJ

 

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number below.

 

Gary Horton

 

Gary Horton | Administration Manager -Administration Secretarial Support

Strategy & Commissioning| Children, Young People and Culture | Bury
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3 Knowsley Place | Duke Street | Bury | BL9 0EJ

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From: [5][email address]
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Sent: 26 October 2017 10:40
To: CSFOIRequests <[7][email address]>
Subject: FOI 7912

 

     Customer Contact Team

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Call details (Crm number): 2875571 Recorded: 26/10/2017 10:40:07

Name/Business: Clare Sanderson
Address: 

Contact Number: , Mobile Phone: 

Email Address: [8][FOI #440996 email]

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Freedom of Information Request for Children's, Young People and Culture
Teams selected: Children's Social Care

This email has been generated as Children's or Young Peoples teams have
been selected, Please disregard Arts, Libraries and Museums requests, a
separate email will be sent containing these details if any of these teams
was selected.
Freedom of Information request - Supervised Contact Service.
Dear Bury Metropolitan Borough Council,

1. Do you currently have your own "In House" Service, preferred suppliers
list or master vendor contract in place for your Supervised Contact
Service for children in care?
2. If you have a contract in place, when will this be due for renewal and
what is your process for announcing, advertising and applying for this
opportunity?
3. If you have your own "In House" Service, do you ever spot purchase to
support this service and would the service ever be put out for tender?
4. Do you have any intention to review the existing provisions in place
for your Supervised Contact Service?
5. What is the council's annual spend on outsourced agencies for
supervised contact for 2015 - 2016 and 2016 - 2017?
5. What is the name and contact details for the procurement and placement
officer who is responsible for this service?
Thank you so much in advance for your co-operation

Yours faithfully,

clare sanderson

The request has been sent to the following departments: Children - Young
People and Culture

If you have any further questions about this issue please ring 5353, or
Email [9][Bury Council request email] quoting the CRM reference
number. 

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Yours faithfully
Customer Contact Team
Bury Council

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