Agenda and minutes

Cabinet
Wednesday, 20th November, 2013 7.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Andrew Beesley  01708 432437 Email: andrew.beesley@havering.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

90.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 132 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 16 October 2013, and to authorise the Chairman to sign them.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting of Cabinet held on 16 October 2013 were agreed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.

91.

Shared Back Office Services with the London Borough of Newham pdf icon PDF 187 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Michael White, the Leader of the Council, introduced the report.

 

The report before Cabinet concerned the creation of a Joint Committee with the London Borough of Newham to create a shared back office function.

 

It was reported that both Newham and Havering Councils had faced considerable financial pressures in  ...  view the full minutes text for item 91.

92.

Outline Proposals to address Primary Rising Rolls pdf icon PDF 312 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Paul Rochford, Cabinet Member for Children & Learning, introduced the report.

 

It was reported that in September 2013, Cabinet had agreed the first phase of Havering’s primary school expansion plan. The expansion of 15 primary schools was to provide adequate primary school places given the increasing birth rate in the  ...  view the full minutes text for item 92.

93.

Education & Skills Delivery Strategy pdf icon PDF 116 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Paul Rochford, Cabinet Member for Children & Learning, introduced the report.

 

The report sought Cabinet approval for the Education and Skills Delivery Strategy.

 

The Delivery Strategy sets out and updates in the current context the Council’s vision and ambition for education in Havering.  The Strategy describes the processes that would  ...  view the full minutes text for item 93.

94.

Proposal for additional Post 16 Provision in Havering for young people aged 16-19 with special educational needs and/or disabilities

pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Paul Rochford, Cabinet Member for Children & Learning, introduced the report.

 

The report before Cabinet sought in principle approval to expand post-16 provision for young people with special educational needs and/or disabilities (“SEND”).  If granted, further approval would be sought from Cabinet of a final proposal once location and development  ...  view the full minutes text for item 94.

95.

Corporate Performance Report - Quarter 2 pdf icon PDF 190 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Michael White, the Leader of the Council, introduced the report.

 

The report before Member set out the performance of the Council’s Corporate Performance Indicators for the first quarter (August-October 2013), against the five Living Ambition Goals of the Corporate Plan:

 

¡ Environment

¡ Learning

¡ Towns and Communities

¡  ...  view the full minutes text for item 95.

96.

Future Financing Member Project pdf icon PDF 191 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Roger Ramsey, Cabinet Member for Value, introduced the report.

 

The report explained that at the beginning of this term, ten Strategic Administration Projects were established to help deliver services more effectively and in new ways. The Projects each were driven by a Member of the Cabinet, working with a  ...  view the full minutes text for item 96.

97.

Romford Leisure Development pdf icon PDF 97 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Roger Ramsey, Cabinet Member for Value, introduced the report.

 

The report sought Member approval to finalise negotiations with Morrisons to ensure that the Romford Leisure Development project could proceed, thus securing all the sporting, culture and regeneration benefits that had previously been reported to Cabinet.

 

The centre would feature  ...  view the full minutes text for item 97.

98.

SUSPENSION OF STANDING ORDERS

Minutes:

During the discussion of the reports Cabinet RESOLVED to suspend Committee Procedure Rule 8 in order to complete the consideration of the remaining business of the agenda.