Decision details

Opportunity Area – Home Start Making it REAL project

Decision Maker: Strategic Director Communities and Reform – Rebekah Sutcliffe

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report seeks exemption from Contract Procedure
Rules under 21.3e in order to make a direct award
through grant funding to Home Start Oldham for the
specialised expertise and intellectual property for the
Making it REAL (Play, Grow and Learn) programme


That authority is given to make a direct award through
OA grant funding to Home Start Oldham to deliver a
MIR programme to vulnerable families

Reasons for the decision:

Option 1 - Do not approve the direct award outlined
Option 2 - Engage with the market by seeking quotes via
the chest.

Alternative options considered:

Option 2

Publication date: 07/10/2021

Date of decision: 04/10/2021

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