Key decisions are:
Those which result in income, expenditure or savings for the Council with a gross full year effect of £100,000, which has not already been included in the relevant theme budget or;
Those decisions that are significant in terms of their effect on the communities living or working in an area comprising of two or more electoral wards.
We are required to provide at least 28 days notice of our intention to make key decisions. If it is not possible to comply with this requirement, the item can still be considered at the Cabinet meeting if the Chairman of the Scrutiny Committee is informed, and a public notice is published at least five clear days before the meeting. If these timescales cannot be met, the Chairman of the Scrutiny Committee will need to agree that the matter is urgent and cannot be deferred.
Please see below any current notices relating to key decisions.
Notices of key decisions
Sometimes it is necessary to hold meetings, or part of a meeting in private.
We are required to provide at least 28 days notice of an intention to hold a meeting, or part of a meeting in private. A further public notice is required at least five clear days before the Cabinet meeting, detailing any representations made. If it is not possible to comply with this requirement, the meeting can still be held in private with the agreement of the Chairman of the Scrutiny Committee.
Please see below any current notices relating to private meetings.
Notices of private meetings
Delegated decision notices
Where Cabinet has been requested to make an executive decision, but has subsequently delegated this decision to an officer or an officer in consultation with the relevant portfolio holder, a public notice must be produced. This will set out a record of the officer's decision, reasons for the decision, details of alternative options considered and a record of any declared interests by the Members consulted.
To view delegated decision notices, please see below.