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FOI 13776

Commissioned Service - Domestic Abuse

Request

iFor each question apart from Question 7, please provide information broken down into the following categories:
a)
Your commissioned services for women experiencing domestic violence and abuse
b)
Your commissioned services for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse
c)
Your commissioned services which are for either women or men experiencing domestic violence and abuse
d)
Your commissioned services for groups with specific needs such as BME women, disabled women, and LGBTQ survivors experiencing domestic violence and abuse

1.
What is the value of your commissioned services, and has this amount increased or decreased since it was last commissioned?


2.
Which organisation or organisations currently hold the contract for your commissioned services? When are these services due to be recommissioned? Please include dates of then tender documents will be available.


3.
When your services were commissioned, was an Equality Impact Assessment carried out? Has your procurement team or legal advisors ensured that your decisions were compliant with both the EU Procurement Directive and the EU Directive
on Victim’s Rights?

4.
How many expressions of interest did you receive and how many final bids did you receive?

5.
How much did the commissioning process cost your local authority?

6.
Was the decision to commission your services made as part of a Violence Against Women and Girls (VAWG) strategy?


7.
Mapping of provision:
a.
Did you undertake mapping of service provision as part of the commissioning protect for domestic violence and abuse?

b.
If yes, please list details of the domestic violence service providers in your local authority that are NOT commissioned by the local authority following categories: (i) services for women experiencing domestic violence and
abuse (ii) services for men experiencing domestic violence and abuse; (iii) women or men experiencing domestic violence and abuse (iv) BME women, disabled women, and LGBTQ survivors experiencing domestic violence and abuse.

Response

In respect of your FOI request regarding details of commissioned services for survivors of domestic violence and abuse.
Brentwood Borough Council does not directly commission services for survivors of domestic violence and abuse these are commissioned by Essex County Council. Please contact them for details.