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Shadow Cabinet
16 Jul 2018 - 19:00 to 21:00
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  • Attendance
  • Declarations of Interests
  • Visitors

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Agenda

Standard Items
1 Apologies for Absence
Councillor Joy Morrissey
2 Urgent Matters
There were none.
3 Matters to be Considered in Private
There were none.
4 Declarations of Interest
There were none.
5 Minutes
To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 11th June 2018.
Resolved: that the minutes of the meeting held 11 June 2018 be recorded and signed as a correct record. 
6 Cabinet Minutes
Minutes from the Cabinet Meeting held on 10th July 2018 - To follow.

 

The Chair reported that Shadow Cabinet Members had spoken on Items 08, 09, 10, 11, 18, 19 and 22 at the July 2018 meeting of Cabinet.

 

Item 08 – Budget Update Report 2018/19.

Councillor Young spoke on this item.

 

Item 09 – Budget Strategy and Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) 2019/20 to 2021/22.

Councillor Young spoke on this item.

 

Item 10 – Council Annual Performance Report 2017/18.

The Chair spoke on this item.

 

Item 11 – Continuous Improvement and Efficiencies: Wave 2 Management and Cross Cutting.

The Chair addressed Cabinet on this item.

Shadow Cabinet agreed to call this item in for the following reasons:

Reasons

  1. To seek more understanding of the decision and its implications;
  2. To question the soundness of the decision based on facts taken or not taken into account; and
  3. To make recommendations to the Cabinet and/or Council.

Detailed Reasons

  1. To question the appropriateness of the deletion of the Conservation Officer   post and its impact on Ealing’s Conservation Areas; and
  2. To understand how (the) Council will fulfil its legal obligations.

Resolved

That Shadow Cabinet:

Call in item 11 – Continuous Improvement and Efficiencies: Wave 2 Management and Cross Cutting

 

Item 18 – The Delivery Model for Environmental Services.

The Chair addressed Cabinet on this item.

Shadow Cabinet agreed to call this item in for the following reason:

Reason

  1. To question the soundness of the decision based on facts taken or not taken into account.

Detailed Reason

  1. To question the ability of the Council to run an arms-length company to provide the service.

Resolved

That Shadow Cabinet:

Call in item 18 – The Delivery Model for Environmental Services.

 

Item 19 – Future Ealing: Property Assets and Neighbourhood Offer Programme.

The Chair and Councillor Joanna Dabrowska addressed Cabinet on this item.

Shadow Cabinet agreed to call this item in for the following reason:

Reason

  1. To question the soundness of the decision based on facts taken or not taken into account.

Detailed Reason

  1. To consider the future provision of Pitshanger Lane Library. 

Resolved

That Shadow Cabinet:

Call in item 19 – Future Ealing: Property Assets and Neighbourhood Offer Programme.

 

Item 22 – Findings of the Stop Smoking Service Consultation on the Proposal to Cease the Service.

The Chair addressed Cabinet on this item.

Shadow Cabinet agreed to call this item in for the following reason:

Reason

  1. To question the soundness of the decision based on facts taken or not taken into account.

Detailed Reason

  1. To question the decision to close a service that has been described as value for money. 

Resolved

That Shadow Cabinet:

Call in item 22 – Findings of the Stop Smoking Service Consultation and the Proposal to Cease the Service.

7 Issues Raised by Shadow Cabinet Members
There were none.
8 Date of Next Meeting
The next meeting will be held on 17th September 2018.

 

COUNCILLOR G STAFFORD (CHAIR)

 

The meeting ended at 7:13pm.     

 

Paul Najsarek, Chief Executive, 6th July 2018.

Supplementary Agenda

Standard Items
Minutes from the Cabinet Meeting held on 10th July 2018 - now attached.
Paul Najsarek, Chief Executive, 13 July 2018.

 

Additional Meeting Documents

Attendance

Name
No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
Councillor Joy Morrissey 
NameReason for Absence
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

Visitors

ALSO IN ATTENDANCE AT THE ABOVE MEETING WERE:

LBE OFFICERS

Karline Bowen

Mwim Chellah

 

MEMBERS OF THE PUBLIC WHO EXPRESSED AN INTEREST IN ATTENDING

Craig Aston

Ian M Potts