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Agenda and decisions

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for absence

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Decision:

It was noted that Councillors Champion, Ngongo, Shaikh and Ward were not required to attend in accordance with the COVID safety measures implemented for the meeting.

2.

Declarations of Interest

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Decision:

NONE.

3.

Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 67 KB

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Decision:

AGREED.

4.

Monthly Budget Monitor, including funding allocations and adjustments to the capital programme (Month 3 2021/22) pdf icon PDF 204 KB

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Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Reasons for decision – in order to ensure the financial resilience of the council

Other options considered – none

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none

 

5.

Pension Fund Deficit Payments pdf icon PDF 257 KB

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Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Reasons for decision – to support the reduction of the pension fund deficit in a financially advantageous way to both the General Fund and the Pension Fund.  

Other options considered – as detailed in the report, the council also considered treating the deficit recovery payment as an investment, and also a ‘glide path’ approach which contributes additional money to the deficit recovery plan in earlier years and gives a less stark increase in later years.

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none

 

6.

Local Development Scheme Update pdf icon PDF 149 KB

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Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Reasons for decision – to set out an updated timescale for the review of Islington’s Local Plan, and for the preparation and review of Supplementary Planning Documents

Other options considered – none

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none

 

7.

Procurement Strategy for The Single Advocacy Service pdf icon PDF 175 KB

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Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Reasons for decision – to fulfil statutory obligations to provide advocacy provision
Other options considered – insourcing, procuring as a single borough, joint procurement with Camden and Haringey, and joint procurement with all other North Central London boroughs.  

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none

 

8.

A New Strategic Plan For The Council (Corporate Plan) pdf icon PDF 150 KB

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Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Reasons for decision – to provide a coherent collective vision for the upcoming decade for the borough as we navigate out of the pandemic and start a new chapter with a new Leader of the Council
Other options considered – none

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none

 

9.

Procurement strategy for provision of temporary agency workers pdf icon PDF 171 KB

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Decision:

AGREED RECOMMENDATIONS

 

Reasons for decision – to meet the resourcing needs of the Council in a responsive way.  

Other options considered – an options appraisal is set out in the report and discounts an internally managed service and contracting with each agency individually.

Conflicts of interest / dispensations granted – none