Decision details

North West Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) Flexible Purchasing System

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet considered a report on a proposal for the Cheshire East Council to be the lead organisation in establishing a bespoke North West SEND flexible purchasing system for the future procurement of Special Educational Needs and Disabilities provision for children and young people across the North West.




That Cabinet


1.    approves the development of a North West SEND Flexible Purchasing System by Cheshire East Council on behalf of North West local authorities for SEND Provision for children and young people; and


2.    delegates authority to award contracts to providers to enter the purchasing system to the Executive Director People.


Publication date: 12/09/2019

Date of decision: 10/09/2019

Decided at meeting: 10/09/2019 - Cabinet

Effective from: 20/09/2019

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