Issue details

Local Authority Trading Company for Some Council Services

Report of the Leader of the Council updating on the procurement process to support the establishment of a Local Authority Trading Company for the provision of some Council services.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Affects more than 1 ward or a significant community;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 07/06/2017

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - View reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
The Councils commercial considerations will need to be excempt

Decision due: 15 Aug 2017 by Cabinet

Lead member: Leader of the Council

Lead director: Chief Operations Officer (Customer Experience)

Department: Leader's Portfolio

Contact: Richard Crouch, Chief Operating Officer (Customer Experience) Email: Tel: 023 8083 3360.

Consultation process

Online questionnaire, meetings, e-mails, open days, social media (facebook & twitter) and drop in events throughout the city.


• 250,000 residents
• Community groups
• Strategic partners – police, health, fire, SVS, universities, Business South, Chamber of Commerce
• Commercial Partners
• Tenants and Leaseholders
• Tenants Participation Unit
• Tenant Resource Panelt
• Relevant Tenants & Leaseholder Groups
• Prospective business partners
• Staff directly affected
• All other staff
• Members
• Ward councillors
• Unions - Unite and Unison
• Council Management Team
• Leadership Group
• Capita Southampton Limited
• Local & national mass media

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