Notice of a public

Decision Session - Executive Member for Finance and Performance

Meeting to be held in consultation with the Executive Member for

Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods (for agenda item 4 Household Support Fund)



Councillor Ayre (Executive Member for Finance and Performance) and Cllr Craghill (Executive Member for

Housing and Safer Neighbourhoods)



Monday 8 November 2021






The Thornton Room, Ground Floor, West Offices





Notice to Members – Post Decision Calling In:


Members are reminded that, should they wish to call in any item* on this agenda, notice must be given to Democratic Services by 4:00pm on 10 November 2021.


*With the exception of matters that have been the subject of a previous call in, require Full Council approval or are urgent which are not subject to the call-in provisions. Any items that are called in will be considered by the Customer and Corporate Services Scrutiny Management Committee.




Written representations in respect of items on this agenda should be submitted to Democratic Services by 5:00pm on 4 November 2021.




1.          Declarations of Interest 



At this point in the meeting, the Executive Members are asked to


·        any personal interests not included on the Register of


·        any prejudicial interests or

·        any disclosable pecuniary interests

which they may have in respect of business on this agenda.




2.          Minutes 

(Pages 1 - 4)


To approve and sign the minutes of the Decision Session held on 13 September 2021.




3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have

registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may

speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the

committee. The deadline for registering at this meeting is at 5:00pm on Thursday 4 November 2021.


To register to speak please visit to fill out an online

registration form. If you have any questions about the

registration form or the meeting please contact the Democracy

Officer for the meeting whose details can be found at the foot of

the agenda.


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4.          Household Support Fund 

(Pages 5 - 54)


This paper presents the Household Support Fund (HSF) scheme to the Executive Member for Finance & Performance in consultation with the Executive Member for Housing & Safer Neighbourhoods for approval.







5.          Corporate Procurement Strategy and Social Value Strategy 

(Pages 55 - 76)


This report outlines a number of minor changes and updates to both the Procurement Strategy and the Social Value Policy. 




6.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Executive Member considers

urgent under the Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer:

Name:        Angela Bielby

Telephone: (01904) 552599



For more information about any of the following, please contact the Democracy Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.


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