Issue details

Award of Food & Utilities Vouchers Contract

This report seeks permission for the Council to award a contract to WONDE Limited for the supply of Food & Utilities Voucher under Commercial Services (CCS) Voucher Schemes Framework from 23 May 2022 to 31 March 2023.


This will enable the Council to have compliant procurement arrangements in place to purchase and distribute vouchers, to support vulnerable people and families, including for example, Free School Meals (FSM) entitlement for children over the school holidays or assistance with utility costs.


Decision type: Key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Notice of proposed decision first published: 12/05/2022

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Anticipated restriction: Public  -

Decision due: 19 May 2022 by Executive Director - People (Deputy Chief Executive)

Lead member: Cabinet Member for Children's Services, Cabinet Member for Public Health and Community Services, Cabinet Member for Schools and Learning

Lead director: Executive Director - People (Deputy Chief Executive)

Contact: John Readman, Executive Director (People) Cumbria House, Botchergate, Carlisle CA1 1RD Email:

Relevant Scrutiny Committee / Advisory Board: Children & Young People's Scrutiny Advisory Board


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