Decision - Brighton and Hove Social Value Framework Update

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Brighton and Hove Social Value Framework Update

Decision Maker: Neighbourhoods, Inclusion, Communities & Equalities Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


            (1) That the Committee notes the work completed by the Communities, Equality & Third Sector and Procurement teams to progress the implementation of Social Value in Commissioning and embedding the social value approach to all aspects of the council’s services;


(2) Approves the delivery of training (as described in paragraph 3.6.5) for all BHCC commissioners and procurement officers, and requests an evaluation by Procurement of how this training is used in furthering social value within commissioning across the Council’s departments;


(3) Approves and champions member training offer to support elected members at decision making committees to challenge how social value has been embedded in service redesign and commissioning;


(4) Notes that this report will be shared with the Executive Director Health and Adult Social Care who will be asked to discuss with the NHS B&H Clinical Commissioning Group to agree that Social Value is being considered as part of developing the integrated commissioning unit ; and


(5) Recommends that the Procurement Advisory Board requests an annual report from the Council’s Procurement Team evidencing how tendering processes (as described in paragraph 3.6.6) and contract monitoring has recorded social value.

Report author: Michelle Pooley

Publication date: 27/10/2017

Date of decision: 09/10/2017

Decided at meeting: 09/10/2017 - Neighbourhoods, Inclusion, Communities & Equalities Committee

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