Decision details

Award of Royal Mail Postal Discount contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This seeks an approval to continue with our pan-London agreement with Royal Mail to receive discounts on our mailing costs.



1.              Recommendation

1.1      That this report be exempt from disclosure by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972 Schedule 12A, Part 1, paragraph 3 (as amended), in that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


1.2      That approval is given to the Council to call down on a new Royal Mail Pan-London Postal Board’s Framework contract with Royal Mail Services. The contract length will be 3 years, plus an option of a 2-year extension.



2.              Reasons for Decision 

2.1          The LBPB procurement process enables each London local authority that signs up to the Royal Mail service to maximise their postal discounts.


Publication date: 09/11/2021

Date of decision: 09/11/2021