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.


17/11/2023 - Fees and Charges Review

This report sets out the context for this year’s annual review of fees and charges.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/12/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth

Notice of decision: 01/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercially sensitive data.


17/11/2023 - Direct award for interim contracts for Learning Disability accommodation based services

Approval of the direct awards for up 24 months from April 2023 to March 2025 for providers currently delivering Learning Disability block commissioned services of support and care in accommodation-based services for adults.

 

The direct awards will provide sufficient time for the reprocurement of service to include the establishment of the Housing Care and Support Framework and the call off of the contracts. The direct awards will support the stability and continuity of services during this process

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

Decision due date: Not before 09/11/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Oliver Nolan

Notice of decision: 11/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


17/11/2023 - Westbourne Green Open Space

To agree to improvements to the Westbourne Green Open Space and to the associated spend. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management and Air Quality

Decision due date: Not before 18/12/2023

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Notice of decision: 17/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/11/2023 - Seymour Leisure Centre refurbishment professional services variations

Approval to vary the following contractsrelating to the refurbishment and adaptation of Seymour Leisure Centre for the delivery of Lead Architecture Services to Make Ltd (05012801); the provision of Structural & Engineering services to Pell and Frischmann Consultants Limited (1777946); for the provision of Project Management, Contract Administrator (Employer’s Agent), Quantity Surveying and Principal Designer Services to Faithful + Gould Limited (2236832); and the Main Contract, Willmott Dixon Construction Ltd(00442809) for the provision of 2 stage Design & Build.  

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 18/12/2023

Wards affected: Marylebone;

Lead officer: Claire Nangle

Notice of decision: 17/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


17/11/2023 - Response to Petition: Relocation of the Street Cleaning Depot from 215 Lisson Grove

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 18/12/2023

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Claire Nangle

Notice of decision: 17/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2023 - Increased FPN Levels

The Environmental Offences (Fixed Penalties) (Amendment) (England) Regulations 2023 that came into force on the 31st July 2023 have given local authorities the option to increase the fines issued under fixed penalty notices for the unauthorised or harmful deposit, treatment or disposal of waste and duty of care for household waste.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management and Air Quality

Decision due date: Not before 23/11/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 15/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/11/2023 - Voluntary Service Charge Payment option

To consider additonal payment options.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 18/12/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 13/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/11/2023 - Authority to Enter into a Section 75 Agreement Between the City of Westminster and North West London Integrated Care Board (NWL ICB)

Westminster City Council entering into a partnership agreement to manage the Better Care Fund (BCF) under Section 75 (s75) of the NHS Act 2006. The agreement is with NWL ICB and will cover the 2023/25 period.

 

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

Decision due date: Not before 11/12/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Grant Aitken

Notice of decision: 10/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/11/2023 - Appointment of consultant to develop Paddington Canalside and Paddington Green RIBA Stages 2 to 6 design

Approval of significant spent from Paddington Place Plan capital budget to appoint landscape-architecture consultants and sub-consultants to lead RIBA Stages 2 to 6 of the design of Canalside (Rembrandt Gardens and Stone Wharf) and Paddington Green / St. Mary’s Churchyard Gardens.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 11/12/2023

Wards affected: Little Venice;

Lead officer: Rebecca Cloke

Notice of decision: 10/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


10/11/2023 - Supported Housing Services

Westminster commission a range of supported accommodation services through external providers and contracts need to be regularized.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 11/12/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 09/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


10/11/2023 - Supported Housing Contracts

Westminster commission a range of supported accommodation which need to be contracted.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 11/12/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 10/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


10/11/2023 - Belgravia Neighbourhood Plan Decision Statement

To seek approval to make amendments to the draft Belgravia Neighbourhood Plan in accordance with an independent examiner’s recommendations, proceed to local referendum on whether the plan should be ‘made’ and, in the event of the result of the referendum being successful, to formally ‘make’ (adopt) the plan. If ‘made’, the plan will form part of the council’s Statutory Development Plan and be used alongside adopted policies in the London Plan and the City Plan to determine planning applications in the Belgravia Neighbourhood Area.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 11/12/2023

Wards affected: Knightsbridge and Belgravia;

Lead officer: Brandon Avery

Notice of decision: 09/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/11/2023 - Re-Designation of Mayfair Neighbourhood Forum

Decision on whether to approve an application to re-designate the Mayfair Neighbourhood Forum as the applicable forum for the Mayfair Neighbourhood Area.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 11/12/2023

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Brandon Avery

Notice of decision: 09/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/11/2023 - Council Tax Discounts (including Council Tax Local Reduction Scheme) and Council Tax Base report

Sets out Council Tax base for 24/25 and recommendations on Council Tax discounts

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/12/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Martin Hinckley

Notice of decision: 03/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/11/2023 - Oxford Street Programme - complementary schemes

To approve activation of the final area of the programme and commencement of design for the three proposed OSP complementary schemes and the funding approach.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/12/2023

Wards affected: Marylebone; West End;

Lead officer: Manisha Patel

Notice of decision: 03/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open  - view reasons


03/11/2023 - Oxford Street Programme - Eastcastle Street Scheme

Reports the consultation results for the Eastcastle Street Scheme and requests approval to proceed to design stages 1 and 2

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 04/12/2023

Wards affected: Marylebone; West End;

Lead officer: Manisha Patel

Notice of decision: 03/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/11/2023 - Oxford Street Programme - Margaret Street Scheme

Reports the consultation results for the Fitzrovia Marylebone traffic scheme and requests approval to proceed with part of this scheme, the Margaret Street Scheme to design stages 1 and 2.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 04/12/2023

Wards affected: Marylebone; West End;

Lead officer: Manisha Patel

Notice of decision: 03/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/11/2023 - Oxford Street Programme - Henrietta Place and Cavendish Square Scheme

Reports the consultation results for the Fitzrovia Marylebone traffic scheme and requests approval to proceed with part of this scheme, the Henrietta Place and Cavendish Square Scheme to design stages 1 and 2.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 01/12/2023

Wards affected: Marylebone; West End;

Lead officer: Manisha Patel

Notice of decision: 02/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/11/2023 - Oxford Street Programme - Oxford Street West Schemes

Reports the consultation results for the Park Street/North Audley Street Scheme, and the Orchard Street and Portman Street Schemes and requests approval to proceed to design stages 1 and 2.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 01/12/2023

Wards affected: Marylebone; West End;

Lead officer: Manisha Patel

Notice of decision: 02/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/10/2023 - Long Leasehold Sale in W1

The proposed sale of a long leasehold in W1.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 28/11/2023

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Sarah-Jayne Steer

Notice of decision: 30/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/10/2023 - 300 Harrow Road, appropriation from General Fund to the HRA

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

Decision due date: Not before 25/11/2023

Notice of decision: 10/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/10/2023 - 300 Harrow Road - Scheme Legal Agreements and Licenses

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

Decision due date: Not before 25/11/2023

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Notice of decision: 10/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


18/10/2023 - Supply of Energy and Ancillary Services Contract Award/Renewal

To purchase and take delivery of electricity and gas services from framework supplier/s. Services to be provided using framework agreement with the supplier/s which regulates, the aggregation of the customer portfolio, the forward purchasing of electricity and gas for the aggregated customer portfolio, the locking and unlocking of wholesale electricity and gas prices, related hedging activities and the scheduling of supply of electricity and gas to customers. The contract term is 4years and the estimated contract value £71.2m.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 16/11/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Claire Barrett

Notice of decision: 18/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


13/10/2023 - Harrow Road Open Space improvements

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 13/11/2023

Wards affected: Queen's Park;

Lead officer: Rebecca Cloke

Notice of decision: 13/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/10/2023 - Nursery letting in W2

Nursery letting in W2

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 13/11/2023

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Lead officer: Sarah-Jayne Steer

Notice of decision: 13/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/10/2023 - Insurance tender 2024 - 2029

This award seeks approval to award insurance contracts for Property, Combined Liability, Residential Leasehold Building, Terrorism, Motor, Crime, Personal Accident & Travel, School Journey, Directors & Officers Liability and associated Engineering Inspection Services.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 13/11/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Beverley Mills

Notice of decision: 13/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


10/10/2023 - West End Gate (Acquisition of Block H)

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

Decision due date: Not before 08/11/2023

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Timothy Hampton

Notice of decision: 03/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


09/10/2023 - New core funding grant agreement for the Stowe Centre

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

Decision due date: Not before 07/11/2023

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Lead officer: Christine Mead

Notice of decision: 09/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/10/2023 - Lisson Grove Programme (LGP) Feasibility Stage Outcome & Expenditure to Outline Business Case (OBC) Part 2

Further to the decision to appoint the MDCT and approve the Feasibility Stage expenditure, officers return with the outcome of the Feasibility Stage and seek endorsement for the OBC Part 2 expenditure from CRG and the Cabinet Member in accordance with the CMR for the MDCT appointment.

 

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

Decision due date: Not before 02/11/2023

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 03/11/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


05/10/2023 - Westminster Community Homes - Changes to Company Directors and Company Board

Decision Maker: Shareholder Committee

Decision due date: Not before 12/10/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 05/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/10/2023 - Disposal of Intermediate rent homes at 300 Harrow Road to Westminster Builds

Westminster Builds will acquire 35 1-bed homes for intermediate rent.

 

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

Decision due date: Not before 31/10/2023

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Lead officer: Georgina Nash

Notice of decision: 02/10/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


25/09/2023 - Establishing a Strategic Approach to Delivering #2035

This paper will set out the approach the Council will take in response to the Future of Westminster recommendations that the #2035 way of working will be strategically applied to key areas of the work of the Council and partners, to support a reduction in the life expectancy gap.

 

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

Decision due date: Not before 24/10/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Shama Sutar-Smith

Notice of decision: 25/09/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


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


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: Not before 23/09/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 23/08/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


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


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

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/07/2023 - “Care Leaver” to be considered alongside Protected Characteristics

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 11/12/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Helen Farrell

Notice of decision: 10/07/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


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


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


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

Wards affected: (All Wards);

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


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

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


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


14/03/2023 - Ebury Phase 2 RIBA Stage 4 Delivery Route

Delivery strategy for RIBA Stage 4 PCSA.

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

Decision due date: Not before 14/04/2023

Wards affected: Knightsbridge and Belgravia;

Lead officer: Setareh Neshati

Notice of decision: 14/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


02/03/2023 - Approval of recommendations of the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) Review Panel 23.04.24

Approval of recommendations of the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) Review Panel to be held on 23 April 2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 23/04/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gwyn Thomas

Notice of decision: 02/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


02/03/2023 - Approval of recommendations of the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) Review Panel 19.03.24

Approval of recommendations of the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) Review Panel to be held on 19 March 2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 19/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gwyn Thomas

Notice of decision: 02/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


02/03/2023 - Approval of recommendations of the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) Review Panel 20.02.24

Approval of recommendations of the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) Review Panel to be held on 20 February 2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 20/02/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gwyn Thomas

Notice of decision: 02/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


02/03/2023 - Approval of recommendations of the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) Review Panel 16.01.24

Approval of recommendations of the Discretionary Housing Payment (DHP) Review Panel to be held on 16 January 2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 16/01/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gwyn Thomas

Notice of decision: 02/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


02/03/2023 - Writing off of irrecoverable debt (quarterly report) - Quarter 4 2023/24

This report requests approval for the writing off of debts above £100,000 and provides information on other debts to be written off under officer delegated authority.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 31/03/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Martin Hinckley

Notice of decision: 02/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


02/03/2023 - Writing off of irrecoverable debt (quarterly report) - Quarter 3 2023/24

This report requests approval for the writing off of debts above £100,000 and provides information on other debts to be written off under officer delegated authority.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 31/03/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Martin Hinckley

Notice of decision: 02/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


02/03/2023 - Approval of recommendations from the Rating Advisory Panel - 16.04.24

Approval of recommendations from the Rating Advisory Panel to be held on 16 April 2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 16/04/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Williams

Notice of decision: 02/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


02/03/2023 - Approval of recommendations from the Rating Advisory Panel - 12.03.24

Approval of recommendations from the Rating Advisory Panel to be held on 12 March 2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 12/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Williams

Notice of decision: 02/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


02/03/2023 - Approval of recommendations from the Rating Advisory Panel - 23.01.24

Approval of recommendations from the Rating Advisory Panel to be held on 23 January 2024.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 23/01/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Williams

Notice of decision: 02/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


02/03/2023 - Approval of recommendations from the Rating Advisory Panel - 12.12.23

Approval of recommendations from the Rating Advisory Panel to be held on 12 December 2023.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 12/12/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Williams

Notice of decision: 02/03/2023

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


21/02/2023 - Enacting of lease break in NW8

Enacting of lease break in NW8

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 22/03/2023

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Sarah-Jayne Steer

Notice of decision: 21/02/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/02/2023 - Transfer of land on Bishops Bridge Road

Historic agreement to transfer land as part of s106 agreement

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 06/03/2023

Wards affected: Hyde Park;

Lead officer: Philip Owen

Notice of decision: 03/02/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/02/2023 - Westminster’s Climate Assembly

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

Decision due date: Not before 06/03/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Amy Jones

Notice of decision: 03/02/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/01/2023 - Updating Westminster Adult Education Services Instruments of Government (IoG) and Financial Scheme of Management (FSM)

The decision agrees updates to the Westminster Adult Education Services Instruments of Government and Financial Scheme of Management after a Policy and Scrutiny review of the service recommended this in 2019.

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

Decision due date: Not before 20/02/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 20/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/01/2023 - Acquisition of leasehold interests in London W9

The acquisition of leasehold interests in W9.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 06/02/2023

Wards affected: Maida Vale;

Lead officer: Rupert Grass

Notice of decision: 06/01/2023

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


14/12/2022 - Neighbourhood CIL Decisions: Summer 2023 Application Round

Decision to be taken on the summer round of Neighbourhood Community Infrastructure Levy funding applications

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 12/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alex Csicsek

Notice of decision: 14/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/12/2022 - Supported Accommodation - Housing Needs

Direct Award for Provision of Mental Health Supported Accommodation to Riverside for Queen Marys and Chapter St.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 08/01/2023

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 08/12/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


30/11/2022 - Westminster City Plan Partial Review - Submission to Secretary of State

Submission of partial review to the City Plan to the Secretary of State to begin a formal examination in public.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 29/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kimberley West

Notice of decision: 30/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/11/2022 - Westminster City Plan Partial Review - Regulation 19 Consultation

Formal consultation on the partial review to the City Plan under Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 29/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kimberley West

Notice of decision: 30/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/11/2022 - Stopping of HRA Disposal Programme and Continuation of Spot Acquisition Programme

The ceasing of disposal of voids in the HRA and continuation of acquisitions.

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

Decision due date: Not before 23/12/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 23/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


08/11/2022 - Revised Lease to be granted on Commercial Premises at Ingestre Court, WC2

Authority to Finalise and Complete new lease

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Council Reform

Decision due date: Not before 07/12/2022

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Philip Owen

Notice of decision: 08/11/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


11/10/2022 - Public Toilets Refurbishment Programme

A programme to fully refurbish and modernise public toilets across Westminster.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management and Air Quality

Decision due date: Not before 11/11/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Mark Banks

Notice of decision: 11/10/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/06/2022 - Draft Public Realm Supplementary Planning Document

The report will seek approval to consult on a Draft Public Realm Supplementary Planning Document – which sets out guidance to support City Plan policies on improving the quality of the public realm to ensure it is safe, attractive, accessible, and helps promote active travel.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Planning and Economic Development

Decision due date: Not before 29/07/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Michela Leoni

Notice of decision: 30/06/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/06/2022 - Temporary Accommodation: Suspension of Duties Into the Private Rented Sector

This suspension report regards the discharge of duties into the private rented sector.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 10/07/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 10/06/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


31/01/2022 - 300 Harrow Road Delivery Route and Commercial Structure Agreement

Agreement of delivery route through Westminster Housing Developments Limited (WHDL) and the commercial structure for the scheme.

 

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

Decision due date: Not before 28/02/2022

Wards affected: Westbourne;

Notice of decision: 31/01/2022

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


26/01/2022 - Lisson Grove: Gayhurst and 6-12 Lilestone Approval of Decant status, The Ending of Lets and Use of Renewal Voids

To award decant status to all secure tenants residing within the units of Gayhurst House or 6-12 Lilestone Street. To end the letting of secure tenancies on any future void properties located within either Gayhurst House or 6-12 Lilestone Street. To utilise any current or future renewal void units within Gayhurst House or 6-12 Lilestone street as TA accommodation in advance of the start of the redevelopment works.

 

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

Decision due date: Not before 26/02/2022

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Sarah Crampton

Notice of decision: 26/01/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/12/2021 - Unilateral Undertaking of Carlton Dene and Peebles House

Following the approval of the planning application at Planning Committee, a delegated authority is required for the Council to enter into a planning agreement (sometimes referred to as a “unilateral undertaking”) associated with the Carlton Dene scheme.

 

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

Decision due date: Not before 07/01/2022

Wards affected: Maida Vale;

Lead officer: James Green

Notice of decision: 07/12/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open