Agenda and decisions

Cabinet
Monday, 8th June, 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: This meeting is being held remotely; to view the meeting, please click here.

Contact: Victoria Lower
020 8726 6000 x14773  Email: victoria.lower@croydon.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

2.

Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 284 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 11 May 2020 as an accurate record.

3.

Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.

4.

Urgent Business (If any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

5.

Croydon Together: Update on our ongoing response to Covid-19 pdf icon PDF 268 KB

Officer: Jo Negrini

Key decision: no

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions:

 

RESOLVED: To note the report and the actions taken in response to the Covid-19 pandemic.

6.

Developing a sustainable economic recovery and renewal plan for Croydon pdf icon PDF 282 KB

Officer: Shifa Mustafa

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions:

 

RESOLVED: To

 

1.    Record its thanks to the Council’s partners in the public, private and voluntary and community sector who have come together as one borough to respond to the Covid-19 crisis.

 

2.    Note the approach now proposed for the Council to work in partnership towards a sustainable economic renewal strategy.

 

3.    Approve the establishment of a cross-sector Croydon Sustainable Economic Renewal Board to lead and coordinate the borough’s renewal plan.

7.

South London Waste Plan - Publication of Proposed Submission draft and Submission to the Secretary of State pdf icon PDF 448 KB

Officer: Shifa Mustafa

Key decision: yes

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions:

 

RESOLVED: To recommend that Full Council

 

1.    Approves the submission of the draft South London Waste Plan (Appendix 1) and its associated Sustainability Appraisal (Appendix 2) to the Secretary of State following the conclusion of the statutory 6-week publication period in accordance with Section 20(1) of the Planning and Compulsory Purchase Act 2004;

 

2.    Delegates to the Cabinet Member for Environment, Transport and Regeneration (Job Share), in consultation with the Director of Planning and Strategic Transport, the agreement of any Main Modifications required by the appointed Planning Inspector to make the South London Waste Plan sound;

 

3.    Delegates to the Cabinet Member for Environment, Transport and Regeneration (Job Share), in consultation with the Director of Planning and Strategic Transport the publication of any Main Modifications required by the appointed Planning Inspector for formal consultation; and

 

4.    Delegates to the Director of Planning and Strategic Transport in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment, Transport and Regeneration (Job Share) the making of minor modifications and factual corrections (that are not required to make the South London Waste Plan sound).

 

RESOLVED: To

 

1.    Approve publication of the Proposed Submission South London Waste Plan (Appendix 1) and its associated Sustainability Appraisal (Appendix 2) for six weeks for representations to be made upon it, in accordance with Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012;

 

2.    Approve that the Proposed Submission draft of the South London Waste Plan be recommended to Full Council for submission to the Secretary of State subject to conclusion of the statutory 6-week publication period; and

 

3.    Delegate to the Director of the Director of Planning and Strategic Transport in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment, Transport and Regeneration (Job Share) minor and / or factual changes to the Proposed Submission South London Waste Plan prior to publication.

 

8.

Equality Annual Report pdf icon PDF 331 KB

Officer: Jo Negrini and Jacqueline Harris Baker

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions:

 

RESOLVED: To

 

1.    Note the Equality and Inclusion Annual Report for 2019

 

2.    Note the Equality Framework for Local Government (EFLG) Report 2019

 

3.    Note the Stonewall Workplace Equality Index (WEI) Report 2019

 

4.    Note the reports will be published on the Council’s website

 

5.    Note the work to develop an Equality Strategy

9.

Children, Young People & Families Plan pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Officer: Robert Henderson

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions:

 

RESOLVED: To

 

1.    Refer the adoption of the Children, Young People and Families Plan to Full Council with a recommendation for approval.

 

2.    Note the engagement and consultation that has been undertaken to develop this plan with children and young people, in addition to our partners, and organisations working with children and young people in Croydon.

10.

Recommendations from the Citizen's Assembly on Climate Change pdf icon PDF 330 KB

Officer: Shifa Mustafa

Key decision: yes

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions:

 

RESOLVED: To

 

1.    Note the statements from the Citizen’s Assembly.

 

2.    Give approval for the recommendations from the Citizen’s Assembly to be taken forward and actioned where possible by the Executive Director of Place in consultation with the Leader and Cabinet.

11.

Stage 1: Recommendations from Scrutiny pdf icon PDF 212 KB

Officer: Jacqueline Harris Baker

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions:

 

RESOLVED: To receive the recommendations arising from a joint meeting of the Scrutiny & Overview Committee and Health & Social Care Sub-Committee on 26 May 2020, and to provide a substantive response within two months (i.e. at the next available Cabinet meeting on 14 September 2020.

12.

Investing in our Borough pdf icon PDF 237 KB

Officer: Jacqueline Harris Baker

Key decision: no

Additional documents:

Decision:

The Leader of the Council delegated authority to the Cabinet to make the following decisions:

 

RESOLVED: To note

 

1.    The list of decisions pursuant to Part 5 A Article 1.7 (Urgency Decisions) of the Council’s Constitution, made as relevant body by the nominated Cabinet Member in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources or, where the nominated member is the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources in consultation with the Leader, as set out in section 4.1 of the report.

 

2.    The list of delegated decisions for contracts and property acquisitions and disposals valued over £500,000 and that have not previously been notified or reported to Cabinet, made by the nominated Cabinet Member in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources or, where the nominated member is the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources in consultation with the Leader, to agree the award of such contracts, Leader since the last meeting of Cabinet, as set out in section 4.1.1 of the report.

 

3.    The contracts between £500,000 and £5,000,000 anticipated to be awarded by the nominated Cabinet Member, in consultation with the nominated Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources or, where the nominated Cabinet Member is the Cabinet Member for Finance and Resources, in consultation with the Leader, as set out in section 4.1.2 of the report.

13.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:

 

“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”