Decision details

Highways Services Re-procurement Project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To present the outcomes and recommendations from the Outline Business Case for the Highways Contract Re-procurement Project (HCRP) for review and approval by Cabinet.


38.1     The Cabinet considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport together with comments from the Highways Contract Re-procurement Reference Group of the Place Scrutiny Committee which were received after publication of the Cabinet agenda.

38.2     It was RESOLVED to:

(1)           approve the Outline Business Case contained in appendix 1 of the report; and

(2)           approve the development two options (Option 1, Separate Contractor Contract & Separate Designer Contract and Option 2, Integrated Contractor & Designer Contract) to determine the new service delivery model for future highway services in the Detailed Business Case, which will be reported to Cabinet for approval later in the year. 


38.3     To approve the Outline Business Case and agree the proposal to develop two options in the Detailed Business Case to determine the new highways service delivery model. The Detailed Business Case will be presented to Cabinet for approval later in the year prior to procurement of the new contract

Report author: Phil McCorry

Publication date: 26/03/2021

Date of decision: 26/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 26/01/2021 - Cabinet

Effective from: 03/02/2021

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