Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 20th October, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual meeting with restricted public access

Contact: Natalie Jones-Punch on 033 022 25098  Email:  natalie.jones-punch@westsussex.gov.uk

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1.

Declarations of Interest

Members and officers must declare any pecuniary or personal interest in any business on the agenda. They should also make declarations at any stage such an interest becomes apparent during the meeting. Consideration should be given to leaving the meeting if the nature of the interest warrants it.  If in doubt please contact Democratic Services before the meeting.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 130 KB

Cabinet Members are asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 15 September 2020 (attached, cream paper).

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Urgent Matters

Items not on the agenda which the Chairman of the meeting is of the opinion should be considered as a matter of urgency by reason of special circumstances.

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Scope of services for a proposed Children's Trust pdf icon PDF 113 KB

The Cabinet is asked to approve the proposals set out in the attached key decision report.

 

The Cabinet Member for Children and Young People will introduce the report.

 

The Chairman of the specially established Task and Finish Group will be invited to summarise the Group’s deliberations on the proposals. 

 

Each of the main Opposition Group Leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes each on the report.

 

The Cabinet will then discuss the report and the proposals prior to taking any decision.

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to:

 

1.   Approve the proposals for the principal provisions for the Memorandum of Understanding with the Department for Education as the basis for the establishment of a Children’s Trust in accordance with the direction given to the Council by the Secretary of State for Education

2.   Give authority to the Chief Executive to sign the Memorandum of Understanding with the Department for Education based on the proposals for inclusion as approved by the Cabinet.

 

The call-in deadline is 29 October 2020.

5.

For debate and discussion: Fire and Rescue Service Statement of Assurance and Annual Report pdf icon PDF 85 KB

The Cabinet Member for Fire and Rescue and Communities will introduce the reports.

 

The Chairman of the Fire and Rescue Service Scrutiny Committee will be invited to speak for up to three minutes to provide the views of their Committee on the content of the reports.

 

Each of the main Opposition Group Leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes each on the reports.

 

Cabinet Members will be asked to review and note the Fire and Rescue Service Statement of Assurance and Annual Report 2019/20.

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For debate and discussion: West Sussex County Council Response to Covid-19 pdf icon PDF 54 KB

The Cabinet is asked to consider and comment on the Council’s response to the Covid-19 emergency as set out in the report.

 

Scrutiny Committee Chairmen and each of the main Opposition Group Leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes on the Council’s response to the Covid-19 emergency.

 

Cabinet Members may respond to comments made and the Leader may sum up the discussion.

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Emerging Issues

Cabinet Members are invited to provide any verbal updates on current significant issues for their respective portfolios which may benefit from discussion.

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8.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on 24 November 2020.

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