Issue details

Purchase of Personal Protective Equipment during the Corona Virus outbreak - Key Decision

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure, Income or Savings = £750k or more;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 14/04/2020

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The decison is urgent and the business cannot be deferred because as a result of the current Covid 19 outbreak, supplies of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) are urgently needed for the delivery of social care services for adults and children, including both internal NCC in house services and possibly externally commissioned providers and Blue Light services across the LRF footpirnt. Purchasing of PPE needs to be made instantly when stocks are found to be available due to the current high demand nationally and internationally. Therefore approval is required urgently to enable purchases to be made as soon as supplies are identified, subject to relevant minimum checks on suppliers.

Decision due: Not before 20th Apr 2020 by Portfolio Holder or Leader's Key Decision

Lead member: Leader of the Council

Department: Commercial & Operations

Contact: Paul Ritchie Email: Tel: 01158764194.