Decision details

Planning Consultants within Development Management - Increased Expenditure With Approved Recruitment Agencies

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Regulatory, Housing & Health

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Purpose:

To agree spend of £75,000 per recruitment agency on Planning consultants, in addition to the previously agreed amount of £150,000 (as agreed by Cabinet in March 2019), resulting in a total allowed spend of up to £225,000 per agency.  This is to cover a 5-year (as opposed to 4-year) period from 2018/2019 to 2022/2023 for the procurement of interim planning officer and planning enforcement consultants within the Development Management (planning) team.

Decision:

That spend be agreed by a further £75,000 per recruitment agency, in addition to the previously agreed amount of £150,000 (as agreed by Cabinet in March 2019), resulting in a total allowed spend of up to £225,000 per agency.  This is to cover a 5-year (as opposed to 4-year) period from 2018/2019 to 2022/2023 for the procurement of interim planning officer and planning enforcement consultants within the Development Management (planning) team.

Publication date: 12/10/2021

Date of decision: 12/10/2021

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