Issue details

Temporary Staff Contract

This report discusses arrangements for temporary staff i.e. agency workers across a number of services.


The current contract for Temporary Staff is coming to an end in April and proposes options for the future procurement of temporary staff arrangements.

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: An annual expenditure of less than £250,000, but has a total contract value over the lifetime of the contract of over £750,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/12/2023

Decision due: 16 Jan 2024 by Overview & Scrutiny Panel

Decision due: 25 Jan 2024 by Cabinet

Lead member: Councillor Steve Albon, Cabinet Member for Cleansing and Coastal Services

Lead director: Mike Humber

Contact: Matthew Elmer, Head of Cleansing Services Email:

What the decision will mean: The procurement of a new temporary agency staff contract to maintain service delivery across all operational roles and administrative functions following the expiry of the current contract.


Agenda items


  • OSP report  
  • Cabinet report