Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 24th November, 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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2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 127 KB

Cabinet Members are asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 20 October 2020 (attached, cream paper).

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4.

Youth Cabinet Address pdf icon PDF 125 KB

The Chairman of the West Sussex Youth Cabinet will address the Cabinet to provide an update on its activities, campaigns and future plans. The Cabinet is invited to consider and discuss the update.

 

The Chairman of the Children and Young People’s Services Scrutiny Committee will be invited to speak for up to three minutes on the Youth Cabinet address.

 

Each of the main Minority Group Leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes on the Youth Cabinet address.

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Exceptional Pressures Update pdf icon PDF 108 KB

The Cabinet is asked to consider and comment on the exceptional pressures update report.

 

Scrutiny Committee Chairman and each of the main Minority Group Leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes on the Council’s response to exceptional pressures upon service provision.

 

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

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6.

West Sussex County Council Economy Reset Plan 2020-24 (CAB11_20/21) pdf icon PDF 165 KB

The Cabinet is asked to agree the recommendations as set out in the attached key decision report.

 

The Chairman of the Performance and Finance Scrutiny Committee will be invited to speak for up to three minutes to provide the views of their Committee.

 

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

 

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

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to:

 

1.   approve the adoption of the West Sussex County Council Economy Reset Plan 2020-2024

2.   confirm the Economic Growth Plan 2018-2023 has been superseded by the Economy Reset Plan 2020-2024.

 

The call-in deadline is 3 December 2020.

7.

West Sussex County Council Reset Plan (CAB12_20/21) pdf icon PDF 372 KB

The Cabinet is asked to agree the recommendations as set out in the attached key decision report.

 

Scrutiny Committee Chairman and each of the main Minority Group Leaders will be invited to speak for up to three minutes on the WSCC Reset Plan.

 

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

 

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Decision:

Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to:

 

1.   Approve the first iteration of the Reset Plan for further consideration by the County Council at its December meeting

2.   Approve the timeline for ongoing development of the Reset Plan

3.   Invite each of the scrutiny committees to consider in January 2021 how the Reset Plan’s measures and performance information can be set and used to enable effective scrutiny of the Council’s aims and agreed outcomes relevant to their areas of business; and to invite Performance and Finance Scrutiny Committee to provide guidance to the scrutiny committees in terms of principles and methods for effective scrutiny of performance to assist them in that task.

The call-in deadline is 3 December 2020.

 

8.

Medium Term Financial Strategy 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 267 KB

The Cabinet is asked to agree to progress the proposed savings as set out in the attached report.

 

The Chairman of the Performance and Finance Scrutiny Committee will be invited to speak for up to three minutes to provide the views of their Committee on the report.

 

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

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9.

Notice of Motion on the Provision of Free School Meals in school holidays pdf icon PDF 97 KB

The Cabinet is asked to consider the motion on the Provision of Free School Meals in school holidays and agree a response to be submitted to the Council.

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11.

Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on 15 December 2020.

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