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Somerset County Council Awards Planning, Highways and Legal Agreements Case Management Contract to DEF

Following on from a competitive tender process involving a number of providers we are delighted to announce that DEF Software has been awarded the contract to provide Somerset County Council with case management software for Mineral and Waste Planning, Highways Development Control, Road Adoption and Legal Agreements.

At a high level, the contract award sees DEF deliver software solutions across the business areas of Planning, Legal Agreements (S106), Enforcement, Site Monitoring and Highways Development Control and Highways Adoption. The software will also provide Somerset with a web based public facing portal for searching, viewing and consulting on Planning applications.

Graeme Cooke, Commercial Director at DEF, explains:

"DEF have a solid track record in delivering software in to the County marketplace and our solution was an excellent fit for Somerset County Council. Unlike other providers, DEF have specific County products which are tightly aligned to the customer's requirements. We were able to offer a flexible solution that not only offered value, but also a low level of ICT input, allowing the business to make efficiency gains without compromising on quality of service."

The contract was formally awarded in July 2016.

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