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No. Item


Apologies for Absence and Declarations of Interest

To receive any apologies for absence and declarations of interest.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 227 KB

To consider the minutes of the meeting held on 2nd September 2021.


Questions or Statements from Non-Executive Members of the Council (standing item)

To receive questions or statements from non-executive members on matters included on the agenda.


Consideration of reports from overview and scrutiny committees (standing item)

To consider any reports from Scrutiny Committee.


Report of Delegated Decisions taken by Cabinet Members (standing item)

To receive for information any delegated decisions taken by Cabinet Members since the previous Cabinet meeting.


·         Designation of Takeley Neighbourhood Plan Area – published on 29 September 2021.


Report on assets of community value determined by the Assets of Community Value and Local Heritage List Committee (standing item)

To receive for information any decisions made by the Assets of Community Value.


·         No decisions to report.


Budget 2021/22 - Quarter 1 Forecast Outturn pdf icon PDF 690 KB

To consider the Budget 2021/22 – Quarter 1 Forecast Outturn report.




RESOLVED to approve The General Fund, Housing Revenue Account and Capital Programme forecast outturn positions including the updated use of reserves and requested slippage for the Capital Programme



Review of the Planning Service pdf icon PDF 143 KB

To consider the Review of the Planning Service report.

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Cabinet is RESOLVED to:


  1. receive and consider the report, together with any comments or recommendations from the Scrutiny Committee;
  2. note the improvement actions implemented to date;
  3. approve the recommendations of the report, as amended if agreed under (a) above, for implementation towards an improved planning management service;
  4. acknowledge the recommendations directed to the Cabinet and its Executive Members and requests the Chief Executive and the Leader to bring forward proposals to address these recommendations;
  5. consider any consequential resource implications as part of consideration of the Council budget for 2022-23;
  6. require a progress report to Cabinet on implementation of the recommendations no later than six months from this meeting; and
  7. refer the report to the Planning Committee for its information and consideration.