Decision details

Online Legal Resources

Decision Maker: Director of Law and Governance (Monitoring Officer)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Subscription to online legal resources including access to up-to-date legislation, case law, guidance and forms and precedents. Total cost for three years £11,189 +VAT.
Quotes sought from other providers however only one other valid quote was submitted which was more expensive.

Reasons for the decision:

Requirement for access to legislation, case law and other relevant materials to enable the Legal Services Team to provide advice and support on the Council's functions and services.

Alternative options considered:

Not having access to up-to-date legislation, case law and guidance would pose a risk to the Council.

Declarations: None

Dispensations in respect of Executive Members: None

Contact: Laura Venn, Legal Manager Email: Email:

Publication date: 15/11/2019

Date of decision: 30/10/2019