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.


04/12/2019 - Petition Response - Give Councils powers to issue larger on-the-spot fines for engine idling Petition Form

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 04/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 04/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/12/2019 - Extension of Sexual Health Promotion and Psychological Support Service Contract

WCC is in contract with Turning Point for the Sexual Health Promotion and Psychological Support Service. The contract will expire on 31 March 2020 and the contract has the option to extend for two years beyond this date subject to satisfactory performance. This report requests approval to extend the current contract until 31 March 2022.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 31/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Neil Colquhoun

Notice of decision: 04/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/12/2019 - CLCH Health Visiting Contract - Direct Award

This report is requesting approval to proceed with a direct award to Central London Community Healthcare NHS Trust (CLCH) for a period of two years to deliver the Health Visiting service. The current contract will expire on the 31 March 2020.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 28/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lisa Brown

Notice of decision: 03/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


28/11/2019 - Illuminated River Project - Legal Agreement

The Illuminated River Project is a privately funded initiative to light central London's Thames Bridges including Waterloo Bridge and the twin Golden Jubilee Footbridges which are owned and maintained by Westminster. The report seeks approval to enter into a legal agreement with the Illuminated River Foundation (IRF) effectively granting the IRF a licence to install new lighting on the Westminster's Bridges and maintain them for a period of 9 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 27/12/2019

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Andy Foster

Notice of decision: 28/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/11/2019 - Redevelopment of St Marylebone Bridge Special School

Cabinet Member approval sought for redevelopment of St Marylebone Bridge Special School.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Education and Skills

Decision due date: 26/12/2019

Notice of decision: 26/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/11/2019 - Nomination and Appointment of Local Authority School Governors

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Education and Skills

Decision due date: 25/12/2019

Lead officer: Jackie Saddington

Notice of decision: 25/11/2019


19/11/2019 - Rating Advisory Panel 28.01.2020: Determination of National Non-Domestic Rates Discretionary and Hardship Relief Applications

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 04/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Susan Bush

Notice of decision: 19/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


19/11/2019 - Rating Advisory Panel 10.03.2020: Determination of National Non-Domestic Rates Discretionary and Hardship Relief Applications

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 17/03/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Susan Bush

Notice of decision: 19/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


19/11/2019 - Rating Advisory Panel 21.04.2020: Determination of National Non-Domestic Rates Discretionary and Hardship Relief Applications

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 28/04/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Susan Bush

Notice of decision: 19/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


19/11/2019 - Rating Advisory Panel 14.01.2020: Determination of National Non-Domestic Rates Discretionary and Hardship Relief Applications

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 07/01/2020

Lead officer: Susan Bush

Notice of decision: 19/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt


12/11/2019 - Planned Preventive Maintenance 2020/21 for Highways, Lighting, Bridges and Structures

Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programme for 2020/21 in respect of Highways, Public Lighting & Bridges and Structures

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: Before 31/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andy Foster

Notice of decision: 12/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


12/11/2019 - National Non-Domestic Rates Relief for Grass Roots Music Venues

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 20/11/2019

Notice of decision: 12/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/11/2019 - Central London Cycle Grid: Quite Cycle Way Fitzrovia to Pimlico

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 11/12/2019

Wards affected: Marylebone High Street; St James's; Vincent Square; West End;

Lead officer: Anthony Sabato

Notice of decision: 11/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/11/2019 - Central London Cycle Grid: Quietway from St John's Wood to Marylebone - Design and Implementation

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 11/12/2019

Wards affected: Abbey Road; Bryanston and Dorset Square; Church Street; Regent's Park;

Lead officer: Anthony Sabato

Notice of decision: 11/11/2019


11/11/2019 - The Greater London Dockless Vehicle Hire Byelaw

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 11/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steve Tse

Notice of decision: 11/11/2019


07/11/2019 - Mayfair Neighbourhood Plan

Approval to formally make (i.e. adopt) Mayfair Neighbourhood Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: Before 20/12/2019

Wards affected: Knightsbridge and Belgravia; West End;

Lead officer: Sean Walsh

Notice of decision: 07/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


05/11/2019 - Electric Vehicle Rapid Charger Procurement

The City Council is utilising TfL funding to procure 8 rapid charge points at 8 sites on the highway in Westminster. 4 of them will be publicly available and 4 on taxi ranks. The introduction of the points will contribute towards the further transition of commercial vehicles to electric power.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 03/12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Montague

Notice of decision: 05/11/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Exempt under para 3 of Sch.12A of the Local Government Act 1972, namely 'Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).


21/10/2019 - Council Tax and NNDR Quarterly Write-off report

Contains write-offs for noting and write offs for approval where the debt is greater than £100,000

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 11/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Martin Hinckley

Notice of decision: 21/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains personal and confidential information about individual debtors


11/10/2019 - Westminster City Plan Submission to Secretary of State - Regulation 22

This report seeks recommendation to the Full Council from the Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning that the City Plan is submitted to the Secretary of State for examination.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 21/10/2019

Lead officer: Kimberley Hopkins

Notice of decision: 11/10/2019


08/10/2019 - Petition: The Jubilee Site Re-Development Project

Cabinet Member to consider response to the petition.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Sports, Culture and Community

Decision due date: Not before 08/11/2019

Notice of decision: 08/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/10/2019 - Petition: To re-consider the proposed rent increase for Carltin Hill Community Nursery

Cabinet Member to consider response to the petition.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 08/11/2019

Notice of decision: 08/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/10/2019 - Healthy Families Healthy Communities ' Change for Life Award

Cabinet Member approval sought for contract award.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: Not before 04/11/2019

Notice of decision: 04/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


04/10/2019 - Church Street Site A - Outline Business Case - Part One

Cabinet Member approval sought for Outline Business Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 02/01/2020

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 04/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


04/10/2019 - Penfold ECH - Contract Award

The existing Penfold Extra Care Housing service contract is expiring.
A re-procurement exercise has been undertaken and authorisation is required to award a new service contract.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 12/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sharon Thurley

Notice of decision: 04/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Will be both Part A (Open Report) and Part B (Exempt - due to Commercial Sensitivity)


30/09/2019 - Lisson Grove Programme - Outline Business Case

Cabinet Member approval sought for the Outline Business Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 30/10/2019

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 30/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


27/09/2019 - Luton Street Land Appropriation

Cabinet Mermber approval sought for land appropriation.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 27/10/2019

Notice of decision: 27/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


25/09/2019 - 300 Harrow Road - Outline Business Case

Cabinet Member approval sought for the Outline Business Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 25/10/2019

Notice of decision: 25/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


20/09/2019 - Procurement Services Restructure

Cabinet Member approval sought for the restructure of Procurement Services.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 20/10/2019

Notice of decision: 20/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


17/09/2019 - Re-Commissioning of Semi-Independent Living

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 17/10/2019

Notice of decision: 17/09/2019


05/09/2019 - St Martins Lane BIDS

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision due date: 05/10/2019

Lead officer: Ezra Wallace

Notice of decision: 05/09/2019


05/09/2019 - Leicester Square, Piccadily Circus and St James's BIDS Renewal

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision due date: 05/10/2019

Lead officer: Ezra Wallace

Notice of decision: 05/09/2019


03/09/2019 - Lease Renewal

Short term lease renewal of leisure unit

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 01/10/2019

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Philip Owen

Notice of decision: 03/09/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


30/08/2019 - Enabling the redevelopment of Jubilee Sport Centre

The development of a new community sports centre and 56 homes on the former Jubilee Sports Centre site.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Sports, Culture and Community

Decision due date: 26/09/2019

Wards affected: Queen's Park;

Lead officer: Dominic Wilde

Notice of decision: 30/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


28/08/2019 - Westminster City Council Corporate Parenting Strategy

This decision seeks Cabinet’s endorsement of the Corporate Parenting Strategy (April 2019). The strategy sets out Council’s commitments as a ‘Corporate Parent’. It ensures that our young people understand what they have a right to expect and how we as corporate parents will support them during their journey through care.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sarah Newman

Notice of decision: 28/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
n/a


23/08/2019 - Oxford Street District - James St

The James St project is one the key projects noted in the Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/08/2019 - Oxford Street District - Davies St

The Davies St project is one the key projects noted in the Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/08/2019 - Oxford Street District - Mortimer Street

The Mortimer Street project is one the key projects noted in the Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/08/2019 - Oxford Street District - Berners Street

The Berners Street project is one the key projects noted in the Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/08/2019 - Oxford Street District - Sustainable Streets

The Sustainable Streets project is one the key projects noted in the Oxford Street District Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 31/10/2019

Wards affected: Bryanston and Dorset Square; Hyde Park; Marylebone High Street; West End;

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/08/2019 - Re-procurement of Learning Disability services currently procured as spot placements, through a commissioning framework

Commissioning Officers are currently developing commissioning frameworks. One through which housing support and care will be purchased and another through which positive behaviour support will be purchased as part of the housing support and care package. Some services currently need to be re-procured in advance of one of the frameworks being ready. It is proposed that the Commissioning Team sign the access agreement for an existing Positive Behaviour Support Framework, that established by Haringey council, to provide the greater transparency and control that the framework offers, in advance of our own being in place.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 30/09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Anna Waterman

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercial sensitivity


21/08/2019 - Network 2020

Cabinet Member approval sought for bi-borough Networks ICT Services Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Digital and Customer Services

Decision due date: Not before 18/09/2019

Notice of decision: 21/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


02/08/2019 - Rating Advisory Panel

Consider recommendations of the Rating Advisory Panel in relation to applications for Hardship and Discretionary Rate Relief

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Susan Bush

Notice of decision: 02/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Report and appendices be exempt from disclosure by virtue of the Local Government Act 1972 Schedule 12A, Part 1, Paragraph 3, as amended, in that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of an individual.


26/07/2019 - Luton Street Regeneration

Finalisation of CIL liability notification

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 02/09/2019

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Iain Emmerson

Notice of decision: 26/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/07/2019 - Property in Harrow Road

Cabinet Member approval sought for proposals.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 08/08/2019

Notice of decision: 08/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


05/07/2019 - Luton Street

Presentation update on the Luton Street scheme.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 23/09/2019

Lead officer: Barbara Brownlee, Stephen Muldoon

Notice of decision: 05/07/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercial in confidence.


19/06/2019 - Lisson Grove Office, Frampton Street London NW8

The refurbishment of Ground, Mezzanine and First floor offices

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 07/2019

Wards affected: Church Street;

Lead officer: Anne McCann, Steven Morrice

Notice of decision: 19/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


12/06/2019 - Outline Business Case - Carlton Dene and Westmead - Funding approval

Cabinet Member approval sought for Outline Business Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health, Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 12/07/2019

Notice of decision: 12/06/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


10/06/2019 - Contract extension of a Contract for the Provision of Community Equipment Service to operate in K&C for one year

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 10/07/2019

Lead officer: Tabby Eichler

Notice of decision: 10/06/2019