Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Tuesday, 23rd February, 2021 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual meeting with restricted public access

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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 134 KB

Cabinet Members are asked to agree the minutes of the meeting held on 22 January 2021 (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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Covid-19 Pandemic Update pdf icon PDF 51 KB

The Cabinet is asked to consider and comment on the Covid-19 Pandemic update report and in particular those areas relevant to their portfolio.


Other members in attendance including scrutiny chairmen and the minority group leaders may be invited to comment on the report.


Cabinet Members may respond to comments made and the Leader may sum up the discussion. No decision is required.


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Consultation on Early Help Service Redesign (CAB17_20/21) pdf icon PDF 249 KB

The Cabinet is asked to approve the plans for consultation from early March 2021 on the proposals for the Early Help service for future decision after the conclusion of the consultation.


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


The Chairman of the Children and Young People’s Services Scrutiny Committee will be invited to speak for up to three minutes to provide the views of the 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.


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


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Following consideration of the report, Cabinet resolved to:


Approve the plans for consultation from early March 2021 on the proposals for the Early Help service, the outcome of which will return to Cabinet in July 2021 for further consideration of the proposals for the service.


The call-in deadline is 4 March 2021.


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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Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Cabinet will be held on 23 March 2021.

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