Agenda and minutes

Cabinet - Monday, 7th February, 2022 11.00 am

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To receive any apologies for absence.


It was noted that an apology for absence had been received from Councillor N S Kenton.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.


There were no declarations of interest. 


Record of Decisions pdf icon PDF 248 KB

The decisions of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 17 January 2022 numbered CAB 69 to CAB 76 (inclusive) are attached.


It was agreed that the decisions of the meeting held on 17 January 2022, as detailed in decision numbers CAB 69 to CAB 76, be approved as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.


Council Budget 2022/23 and Medium-Term Financial Plan 2022/23-2025/26 pdf icon PDF 452 KB

To consider the attached report of the Head of Finance and Investment.


Responsibility: Portfolio Holder for Finance, Governance, Digital and Climate Change

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It was agreed:


(a)  That, subject to corrections being made to the report (General Fund budget deficit of £37,000 for 2022/23 and a General Fund budget forecast of £1.6 million), the General Fund Revenue Budget, the Capital and Special Projects Programmes, the Housing Revenue Account budget and the content of the Medium-Term Financial Plan (MTFP), as proposed in Appendix 1 of the report, be forwarded to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee for consideration.


(b)  That the draft budget be placed on the Council’s website for comments.


(c)   That it be noted that the remaining annexes, including the Council Tax Resolution and Treasury Management, Investment and Capital Strategies will be added to the MTFP, and other minor adjustments made, before being presented to Council in March. 


Consultation on Public Spaces Protection Order pdf icon PDF 560 KB

To consider the attached report of the Strategic Director (Corporate Resources) and Chief Executive.


Responsibility: Portfolio Holders for Transport, Licensing & Regulatory Services and Community and Corporate Property

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It was agreed that, in accordance with Section 72 of the Anti-Social Behaviour, Crime and Policing Act 2014, the commencement of statutory and public consultation on the draft Public Spaces Protection Order for a period of three weeks be approved.

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