Committee meetings and agendas
Purpose of committee
The Cabinet is a single party meeting which is made up of the Leader and seven other Cabinet Members. The Leader is elected for a four year term by the Council. The other Cabinet Members are appointed by the Leader. The Cabinet, at its monthly meetings, decides on all key decisions, following consultation with stakeholders and partners.
A key decision is:
· anything affecting communities living or working in an area comprising of two or more wards;
· any expenditure or savings which are significant, regarding the Council's budget for the service function to which the decision relates in excess of £100,000;
· anything significantly affecting communities within one ward; and
anything affecting the budgetary and policy framework set by the
Key Decisions are publicised up to four months in advance in the Key Decision List.
Decisions that are not key
decisions, or part of the policy framework, are made by
individual Cabinet Members
or officers. Reports of non-key decisions made by
individual Cabinet Members are made to each meeting of the
Attending Cabinet meetings
Members of the public and non-executive Council members are all welcome to attend Cabinet meetings.
Petitions or deputation requests may be made to Cabinet for consideration on any items appearing on the open agenda. If you want to organise a deputation or a petition, please refer to the section "Taking part in the democratic process" on the Council and democracy part of this website. Please contact Kayode Adewumi, Head of Scrutiny and Governance, on firstname.lastname@example.org for more information about petitions and deputations.
Cabinet agendas will be posted on the website before the meeting. Each Cabinet agenda contains the minutes from the previous Cabinet meeting and reports to be considered at the meeting. A list of Cabinet decisions (decision list) will be published within two working days of the meeting and a confirmed decision list will be published five working days after that, if no decisions have been called in to the Council's Scrutiny Committees.
- Councillor Stephen Cowan (Chairman)
- David Viles (Secretary)
- Councillor Michael Cartwright (Deputy Chair)
- Councillor Sue Macmillan
- Councillor Andrew Jones
- Councillor Max Schmid
- Councillor Vivienne Lukey
- Councillor Lisa Homan
- Councillor Sue Fennimore
- Councillor Wesley Harcourt
Support officer: David Viles. (Tel: 020 8753 2063)
Phone: 0208 753 2063