The list of forthcoming Member-level decisions serves as the City Council's notice of all Member-Level Executive decisions, including those proposed to be taken at a private meeting of the Cabinet, in accordance with Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012.

Notice will be given of the following:

a) All Key Decisions to be taken by the Cabinet, a Committee of the Cabinet or an individual Cabinet Member;
b) Executive non-Key Decisions to be taken by the above decision-makers, wherever possible;
c) All private meetings of the Cabinet;
d) All decisions to be taken under General Exception or Special Urgency provisions;

Key Decisions are defined by statute as:

(a)  Decisions likely to result in the Council incurring expenditure which is, or the making of savings which are, significant having regard to the Council's budget for the service or function to which the decision relates; or

(b)  To be significant in terms of its effects on communities living or working in an area comprising two or more wards or electoral divisions in the area of the Council.

This list is updated with each new notice and the information is based upon statutory requirements.

Any queries relating to specific decisions should be referred to the relevant Officer listed against the respective decision, using the email address provided.


18/09/2023 - Commemorative Green Plaque for Stanley Kwai-Tsun Tse

Proposal for a Westminster Green Plaque to commemorate Stanley Kwai-Tsun Tse, founder of SeeWoo Asian Supermarket on Lisle Street in 1975

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Young People, Culture and Learning

Decision due date: Not before 17/10/2023

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Claire Appleby

Notice of decision: 18/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/09/2023 - New core funding grant agreement for the Abbey Centre

This proposed decision will award a new grant to the Abbey Centre.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Voluntary Sector

Decision due date: Not before 17/10/2023

Wards affected: St James's;

Notice of decision: 18/09/2023


18/09/2023 - Contract Award School Health (School Nursing) Service

Request to contract award a School Health (School Nursing) Service for Westminster. The School Health (School Nursing) Service takes a lead in the coordination and delivery of core universal and mandated elements of the Healthy Child Programme (5-19) and provides clinical expertise within school settings.

 

The service delivers a diverse range of activities to promote the health and wellbeing of the school aged population: universal health screening, including the mandated National Child Measurement Programme (NCMP); supporting schools in the management of pupils with health conditions; safeguarding and early identification of problems or additional needs and physical, mental and emotional health promotion.

 

Following a reprocurement exercise in progress, a key decision will support the recommendations for the contract award for the service for contract award and implantation from early 2024. The contract duration as per agreed procurement strategy is of 5 +2 years. A six-month Direct Award may also be sought for the incumbent provider.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Voluntary Sector

Decision due date: Not before 17/10/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shazia Ghani

Notice of decision: 18/09/2023


11/09/2023 - Forrester Court and Beachcroft House Registered Nursing and Residential Care Homes - Direct Awards

Approval of Direct Awards to two services Forrester Court (Care UK) and Beachcroft House (Gold Care Homes) delivering accommodation based registered care and support for older residents in Westminster.

 

The Direct Awards (Beachcroft 2 +1 year and Forrester Court 2 years) will provide the continuation of the delivery of services supporting up to 84 beds in Beachcroft and 90 local Authority commissioned beds in Forrester Court. The services include registered nursing and residential care supporting older people with Physical Health, Frailty and Dementia. The Direct Awards will allow for the time to support the review, market engagement and option appraisal to support the development of the reprocurement strategy and procurement itself. The Direct Award provides opportunity to synchronise both service contract end dates to support options for consideration as part of the reprocurement and a strategic review of the services. 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Voluntary Sector

Decision due date: Not before 10/10/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shazia Ghani

Notice of decision: 11/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


08/09/2023 - Oxford Street Programme - Wigmore Street and Mortimer Street Schemes

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 09/10/2023

Wards affected: Marylebone; West End;

Lead officer: Manisha Patel

Notice of decision: 08/09/2023


07/09/2023 - 291 Harrow Road - Multi-Discipline Consultant Team (MDCT) Appointment

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration and Renters

Decision due date: Not before 06/10/2023

Wards affected: Harrow Road;

Notice of decision: 07/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


06/09/2023 - Balmoral Castle and Darwin House Employers Agent Contract Variation

Variation to Contract for Employers Agent Services at Balmoral Castle Public House and Darwin House Development site

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration and Renters, Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 05/10/2023

Wards affected: Pimlico South;

Lead officer: James Green

Notice of decision: 06/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


31/08/2023 - Mayfair Library – Second Floor Flat Refurbishment

Proposal to refurbish the second floor flat within Mayfair Library.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 29/09/2023

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Rupert Grass

Notice of decision: 31/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


24/08/2023 - GLA Edgware Rd Housing Zone – Borough Intervention Agreement (BIA) variation

Variation to the Edgeware Rd Housing Zone Borough Intervention Agreement (BIA) between the GLA and Westminster City Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration and Renters

Decision due date: Not before 22/09/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Joe Smith

Notice of decision: 24/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


23/08/2023 - Treatment of dry recycling and organic waste contract procurement

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management and Air Quality

Decision due date: 23/09/2023

Notice of decision: 23/08/2023


23/08/2023 - Residual Waste Treatment and Disposal Contract with Veolia UK Limited

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management and Air Quality

Decision due date: Not before 23/09/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Jones

Notice of decision: 23/08/2023


22/08/2023 - VCS Core Funding

This report will seek approval for a programme of core funding grants for small to medium sized voluntary and community sector organisations as well as approval for a wider approach to supporting key strategic VCS partners in the borough, especially those considered community anchor organisations.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 30/10/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Serena Simon

Notice of decision: 10/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/08/2023 - 300 Harrow Road Enterprise Space Operator Lease

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 19/09/2023

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Gaurav Choksi

Notice of decision: 21/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/08/2023 - Lisson Arches Enterprise Space Operator Lease

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 19/09/2023

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Gaurav Choksi

Notice of decision: 21/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/08/2023 - 470 Harrow Road Contract Variation

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 19/09/2023

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Gaurav Choksi

Notice of decision: 21/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/08/2023 - Property Management Support Advice

Award of contract for Property Management Support Advice services

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration and Renters, Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 11/09/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Vikki Everett

Notice of decision: 11/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


24/07/2023 - Adaptations to Westminster Cathedral RC School for Short Breaks Service and College Park School Annexe

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Young People, Culture and Learning

Decision due date: Not before 01/08/2023

Wards affected: Pimlico North; Pimlico South; Vincent Square;

Lead officer: Ian Heggs

Notice of decision: 24/07/2023


21/07/2023 - Parking Fee Structure Review

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management and Air Quality

Decision due date: Not before 08/08/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Montague

Notice of decision: 01/07/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/07/2023 - Older People's Day Opportunities Preventative Services

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Voluntary Sector

Decision due date: Not before 08/08/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sharon Thurley

Notice of decision: 10/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


10/07/2023 - Care Leaver as a Protected Characteristic

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Young People, Culture and Learning

Decision due date: Not before 07/08/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 10/07/2023


07/07/2023 - Dockless bike scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management and Air Quality

Decision due date: Not before 07/08/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ezra Wallace

Notice of decision: 07/07/2023


30/06/2023 - Development service support requirements

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration and Renters, Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 28/07/2023

Lead officer: Vikki Everett

Notice of decision: 30/06/2023


27/06/2023 - Seymour Leisure Centre

Full Business Case and Award of Contract to Main Contractor.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 26/07/2023

Wards affected: Marylebone;

Lead officer: Claire Nangle

Notice of decision: 27/06/2023

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


22/06/2023 - Energy Efficiency Programme Retrofit Accelerator (RE:FIT) - Workplaces

To increase the current £20m internal governance contract value limit to £37.8m to align with the assigned budget and grant funding.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 21/07/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Barrett

Notice of decision: 22/06/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


20/06/2023 - Lisson Arches Development

Cabinet Member approval in relation to the settlement of the main construction contract final account with United Living.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration and Renters, Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 19/07/2023

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: James Green

Notice of decision: 20/06/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


13/06/2023 - Huguenot House - Westminster Community Homes

Agency Role and Funding for Huguenot House Acquisitions

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 12/07/2023

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Beth McNeil

Notice of decision: 13/06/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


13/06/2023 - Huguenot House Delivery Route

Recommendation on delivery route for procurement of a partner to facilitate the redevelopment of Huguenot House

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 12/07/2023

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Beth McNeil

Notice of decision: 13/06/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


12/06/2023 - Third Party Property Investment Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 30/10/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ezra Wallace

Notice of decision: 12/06/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/06/2023 - Carlton Dene Appropriation

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration and Renters, Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 07/07/2023

Wards affected: Maida Vale;


05/06/2023 - Procurement Strategy for the Integrated Healthy Lifestyles Service

Approval of the procurement strategy to support the remodel and re procurement of the Integrated Healthy Lifestyles Service enabling a new contract to be in place for Jan 2024.

 

The procurement Strategy will support the development of the service specification and outcome monitoring framework for the delivery of services across bi borough with a focus on a range of areas including Healthy Lifestyles, Weight Management, Smoking Cessation, Health Checks Promotion, Training and services delivered through an integrated approach with health and voluntary sector partners.

 

An interim Direct Award to the existing provider Thrive Tribe, for up to 6 months will also be part of the Proc Strategy to support the transition period from procurement to new contract award.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Voluntary Sector

Decision due date: Not before 04/07/2023

Lead officer: Shazia Ghani

Notice of decision: 05/06/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


16/05/2023 - Church Street Regeneration - Site A, B & C Multi-Disciplinary Consultancy Appointment

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Climate Action, Regeneration and Renters, Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 14/06/2023

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 16/05/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


10/05/2023 - Appointment of a main contractor for corporate property capital works.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 10/06/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 10/05/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


04/05/2023 - Variation to Existing Lease and Agreement to Reversionary Lease at Alfred Road, W2

Variation to Existing Lease and Agreement to Reversionary Lease at Alfred Road, W2

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: 02/06/2023

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Lead officer: Sarah-Jayne Steer

Notice of decision: 04/05/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/05/2023 - Sale in W1

Proposed sale in W1

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 02/06/2023

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Sarah-Jayne Steer

Notice of decision: 04/05/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/04/2023 - Temporary Accommodation acquisitions programme update and governance proposals

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services, Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 18/05/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 18/04/2023


11/04/2023 - Heat Metering and Billing

Agreeing a billing strategy, a capital budget of £10.1m, and a revenue budget of £500k per annum and finally, agreeing a recharge methodology to our leaseholders.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform, Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 10/05/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Paul Halpin

Notice of decision: 11/04/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/04/2023 - Carbon Offset Fund - Sustainable Business Allocation

This report seeks approval to establish a specific grant support programme, utilising Carbon Offset funding, for businesses deliver carbon savings and support the City’s commitment to be net zero by 2040.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 05/05/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Jones, Stella Abani

Notice of decision: 06/04/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/03/2023 - Recovery of Adult Social Care Debt

To undertake legal action to recover ASC debts where there is no impediment to the client making payment and where efforts to settle debts have been exhausted.

 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 26/04/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Martin Hinckley

Notice of decision: 28/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open