DD2295 London Development Panel 2 Resource Approval
This paper seeks approval for additional resource in the procurement of the London Development Panel 2 (LDP2); above that approved through MD 2068 and MD 2191.
The Executive Director of Housing & Land approves:
The additional resource required to complete the procurement of the London Development Panel 2.
Part 1: Non-confidential facts and advice
The Mayor gave approval to procure a new London Development Panel (LDP2) in December 2016. This is his framework of developers and contractors which is available to public sector land owners and Registered providers of Social Housing to use to select development partners and contractors to deliver residential led development on their sites. The Panel has been established as an efficient means of accelerating the delivery of new homes on public land.
LDP2 replaces the current panel, which expired in November 2017. LDP2 has been procured via an OJEU compliant restricted procedure and is now available for use. For further details on the scope of LDP2 and the process followed to procure the panel please refer to MD 2068.
MD 2068 and MD 2191 provided approval for the expenditure required to support the procurement process. This paper seeks approval for additional resource, required to complete the procurement of the Panel successfully.
Further details are provided in Part 2 of this paper.
Provided in Part 2 of this paper.
Section 30 of the Greater London Authority Act 1999 (as amended) (GLA Act) gives the Mayor a general power to do anything which he considers will further one or more of the principal purposes of the GLA as set out in section 30(2) which are:
i. Promoting economic development and wealth creation in Greater London;
ii. Promoting social development in Greater London; and
iii. Promoting the improvement of the environment in Greater London
and, in formulating the proposals in respect of which a decision is sought, officers confirm they have complied with the GLA’s related statutory duties to:
• pay due regard to the principle that there should be equality of opportunity for all people;
• consider how the proposals will promote the improvement of health of persons in Greater London, promote the reduction of health inequalities between persons living in Greater London, contribute towards the achievement of sustainable development in the United Kingdom and contribute towards the mitigation of or adaptation to climate change in the United Kingdom; and
• consult with appropriate bodies.
Sections 1 and 2 of Parts 1 and 2 of this report indicate that the Mayor has the power to proceed to make the decisions as requested within this report.