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Liverpool Council Contract Extensions – Cabinet Report

Government appointed Commissioners monitoring Liverpool Council have highlighted a deep-seated failure to promptly monitor and renew contracts for a wide range of services from IT to a community-based scheme to help people facing possible homelessness.

Delays in renewing contracts risks the council incurring additional costs and the 12 contracts identified as needing immediate attention involve previously unidentified expenditure of £20 million.

Liberal Party member for Childwall, Cllr Alan Tormey submitted questions regarding Microsoft Office software license via Democratic Services as far back as April and is still yet to have a response from the Cabinet Member responsible.

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