Decision details

Social Value Policy and Framework

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes


The revised Social Value Policy and Framework sets out the legal context for social value and the proposed approach for the county council to deliver social value through its commissioning, procurement and contract management activities. At the centre of the social value strategy are the priorities for the county council and Lancashire 2050.


The aim of the revised policy is to focus the council's procurement activity across all service areas with a shared aim, shared ambition, shared goals and shared priorities. The revised policy will provide a structured approach to monitoring, measuring and reporting our social value achievements.


This is deemed to be a Key Decision and the requirements of Standing Order C19 have been complied with.


The Cabinet approved the recommendation(s) as set out in the report.

Reason Key: Significant effect in 2 or more electoral divisions;

Corporate Priorities : Caring for the vulnerable; Delivering better services; Protecting our environment; Supporting economic growth;

Divisions Affected: (All Divisions);

Contact: Rachel Tanner Email: Tel: 01772 534904.

Date of decision: 08/02/2024

Effective from: 14/02/2024