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                                                                                                            Agenda Item No

 

The Vale of Glamorgan Council

Cabinet Meeting: 13 January 2014

Report of the Leader

Cabinet Forward Work Programme January to April 2014.

Purpose of the Report

1.         To inform members of the Forward Work Programme of the Cabinet / Council for the period January to April 2014.

Recommendations

1.         THAT Cabinet agree the Cabinet Forward Work Programme for the period January to April 2014.

Reasons for the Recommendations

1       To comply with the requirements of the Local Government Act 2000, subordinate legislation and the Council's Constitution.

Background

2.         In accordance with the provisions of the Local Government Act 2000 and the Council’s Constitution, the Cabinet Forward Work Programme attached as Appendix (A), set out matters which the Executive and Full Council are likely to consider during January to April 2014.

3.         Future work programmes will be prepared to cover periods of four months and will be updated quarterly, on a rolling basis, to maximise the opportunity for consultation and dialogue.

4.         The Forward Work Programme shall contain information on:

·           The timetable for considering the budget and any plans forming part of the Policy Framework and requiring Council approval, and which body is to consider them.

·           The timetable for considering any plans which are the responsibility of the Executive.

·           Any individual matters from the Executive intends to consult in advance of taking any decision and the timetable for consultation and decision.

·           The work programme of the scrutiny committee, to the extent that it is known.

Relevant Issues and Options

5.         None

Resource Implications (Financial and Employment)

6.         There are no direct implications as a result of the report.

Legal Implications (to Include Human Rights Implications)

7.         The preparation/publication of Forward Work Programmes complies with the requirements of the Local Government Act 2000, subordinate legislation and the Council’s Constitution.

Crime and Disorder Implications

8.         There are no direct implications as a result of this report.

Equal Opportunities Implications (to include Welsh Language issues)

9.         None

Corporate/Service Objectives

10.      The publication of a Forward Work Programme is an important element of the Council meeting its corporate/service objectives and maximising consultation with interested parties.

Policy Framework and Budget

11.      This report is a matter for Executive decision.

Consultation (including Ward Member Consultation)

12.      Consultation with Scrutiny and other Committee is indicated in the Programme.

Relevant Scrutiny Committee

13.      All Scrutiny Committees.

Background Papers:

Local Government Act 2000

Council Consultation: October 2011

Contact Officer

Mark Petherick (Cabinet Officer)

Officers Consulted:

Corporate Management Team

Responsible Officer:

Sian Davies

Managing Director

 

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