Cabinet Decisions

The Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 has removed the requirement for a Forward Plan to be published each month. Instead, local authorities operating executive arrangements are required to give at least 28 days’ notice of every key decision which is to be taken. To comply with this requirement and facilitate access to the information, the Council will be publishing these decisions under “ Executive Key Decisions”. You can obtain a complete list of the notices by clicking on the PDF link above each list of items. In addition, the Regulations, stipulate that at least 28 days’ notice should be given of the intention to hold any meeting or part in private. You will find a list of these meetings under Notice of Meetings where Executive Decisions may be taken in private”. The notices relating to these can be obtained by clicking on the PDF link above the list of items. Further information can be obtained by emailing democracy@lancaster.gov.uk

Cabinet Decisions

11/01/2021 - Raising Standards in the Private Rented Sector

To consider and adopt the financial penalty charging policies for Electrical Safety and Minimum Energy Efficiency Standards in the private rented sector

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Fiona Macleod

Notice of decision: 11/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/01/2021 - Budget & Policy Framework Update 2021/22 to 2024/25

As part of the current budget and planning process, issues that require key decisions to be taken may well arise. This will include the HRA report.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Thompson

Notice of decision: 11/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/01/2021 - Capital Strategy 2021/22

Formal approval of the Capital Strategy by Cabinet is required before 01 April, though some aspects also require full Council and will be referred on accordingly

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Thompson

Notice of decision: 11/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/01/2021 - Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22

Formal approval of the Treasury Management Strategy by Cabinet is required before 01 April 2021, though some aspects also require full Council approval and will be referred on accordingly. The strategy sets out overall borrowing and related budget assumptions for 2021/22

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Thompson

Notice of decision: 11/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/01/2021 - Housing Revenue Account and Capital Programme

Report from the Director for Communities and the Environment which provided an update on the council housing budgetary position and sought decisions on council housing rent levels for 2021/22 and targets for future years. The report also sought Cabinet’s approval of supporting revenue budget and capital programme proposals for referral on to Budget Council in order to complete the HRA budget setting process for 2021/22.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Peter Linsley

Notice of decision: 11/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/12/2020 - Property Acquisitions through the Housing LATCo

This report will seek approval to take forward a programme of housing acquisitions through the proposed Housing LATCo which was approved by Cabinet in October 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2021

Wards affected: Harbour Ward; Heysham North Ward; Poulton Ward;

Lead officer: Kathy Beaton

Notice of decision: 18/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
The report will include the financial modelling that has been undertaken to assess whether the scheme is viable and there may be a need to make this information exempt.


09/11/2020 - Mainway Future Vision

authorisation to proceed with refurbishment or regeneration project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 09/02/2021

Wards affected: Skerton East Ward;

Lead officer: Andrew Whittaker

Notice of decision: 09/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


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