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.


09/04/2021 - Renewal of Borough-wide Street Drinking and Dog Control Public Space Protection Orders - 3 Year Period

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/05/2021

Notice of decision: 09/04/2021


09/04/2021 - Renewal of Borough-wide Street Drinking and Dog Control Public Space Protection Orders - Temporary

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 09/05/2021

Notice of decision: 09/04/2021


07/04/2021 - Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking Strategy

A five-year strategy that sets out our partnership objectives and action plan which aim to increase awareness and reporting, support victims, and disrupt and tackle offenders of Modern Slavery and Human Trafficking.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 07/05/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kirsty Munro

Notice of decision: 07/04/2021


07/04/2021 - Making of Westminster's Article 4 Direction for changes of use from Class E (commercial, business and service uses) to C3 (dwelling houses).

Introduction of a non-immediate Article 4 Direction to remove permitted development rights for change of use from Class E (commercial, business and service uses) to C3 (dwelling houses).

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: Before 18/06/2021

Wards affected: Bayswater; Bryanston and Dorset Square; Church Street; Churchill; Hyde Park; Knightsbridge and Belgravia; Little Venice; Marylebone High Street; Regent's Park; St James's; Tachbrook; Vincent Square; Warwick; West End; Westbourne;

Lead officer: Sean Walsh

Notice of decision: 07/04/2021


31/03/2021 - Nomination and Appointment of Local Authority School Governors

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Young People and Learning

Decision due date: 30/04/2021


25/03/2021 - Intermediate Rent Homes at Farm Street

Transfer of the intermediate rent homes being built at the Farm Street Development to Westminster Builds

 

 

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 25/04/2021

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: Timothy Hampton

Notice of decision: 25/03/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


01/03/2021 - Adoption of the Statement of Community Involvement (SCI)

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: 01/06/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Luke Ferguson

Notice of decision: 01/03/2021


26/02/2021 - Publication of a Bi-Borough School Inclusion Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Young People and Learning

Decision due date: 26/03/2021

Lead officer: Ian Heggs

Notice of decision: 26/02/2021


24/02/2021 - Extension of the contracts with Zipcar (UK) Ltd for Fixed Point and Flexible car sharing services

To extend the contracts for 1 year from the current expiry of 30th June 2021.  Car Sharing provides an alternative to private vehicle ownership and the fixed point and flexible car sharing contracts provide 185 and 90 vehicles respectively on street for members to

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 04/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Raj Mistry

Notice of decision: 24/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


22/02/2021 - Adoption of the Environment Supplementary Planning Document

The decision will be to adopt a new Environment SPD following adoption of the City Plan 2019 – 2040 and statutory public consultation.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: 08/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kimberley West

Notice of decision: 22/02/2021


22/02/2021 - Westminster's Existing Supplementary Planning Documents and Guidance

A decision to revoke existing supplementary planning documents and guidance following the adoption of the City Plan 2019 - 2040

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning

Decision due date: 04/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kimberley West

Notice of decision: 22/02/2021


15/02/2021 - Rating Advisory Panel - 08.06.2021

Business Rates Discretionary & Hardship Relief

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 06/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gemma Williams

Notice of decision: 15/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/02/2021 - Westminster Community Homes – Funding requirements for revised development programme

Decision regarding the approval of AHF funding and council loan financing to support the delivery of 50 additional affordable homes for use by City Council nominees.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: 28/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Lyndsey Gamble

Notice of decision: 15/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


08/02/2021 - Approval of Expenditure from the Ward Budget of Little Venice

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 08/04/2021

Wards affected: Little Venice;

Lead officer: Clare O'Keefe

Notice of decision: 08/02/2021


04/02/2021 - Parking Locations for Rental e-scooter Trial'

A Cabinet Member decision is needed to make exemptions for DfT type-approved rental e-scooters to be allowed to be parked on the footway.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 04/03/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Steve Tse

Notice of decision: 04/02/2021


03/02/2021 - Regent Street - Temporary Highway Improvement Works

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 03/03/2021

Wards affected: St James's;

Notice of decision: 03/02/2021


07/01/2021 - Ebury Bridge Estate Renewal

Approval of an advanced budget to continue delivery of the project.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Before 01/03/2021

Wards affected: Churchill;

Lead officer: Emily Myers

Notice of decision: 07/01/2021

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains information relating to financials.


31/12/2020 - Beachcroft Care Home Tender

Cabinet Members approval sought for outcome of tender process.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care and Public Health, Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Not before 31/01/2021

Notice of decision: 31/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


23/12/2020 - Approval of Expenditure from the Ward Budget of Vincent Square

This report seeks approval for the expenditure of £10,000.00 from the Vincent Square Ward Budget in order to commission:

(a) Anchor Court Security Works which includes the installation of the following:

• Secure number-locked vehicle gate – off Douglas Street
• Secure number-locked pedestrian gate – off Carey Place, into the car park
• Higher wrought iron fencing – around the car park
• Automatic-opening electronic connections to the building fire safety systems

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 20/01/2021

Wards affected: Vincent Square;

Lead officer: Richard Cressey

Notice of decision: 23/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/12/2020 - Approval of Expenditure from the Ward Budget of Churchill, Tachbrook and Warwick

This report seeks approval for the expenditure of £14,175.00 from the Churchill, Tachbrook and Warwick Ward Budget in order to commission:

(a) Upperdeckers Programme 2021

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: 20/01/2021

Wards affected: Churchill; Tachbrook; Warwick;

Lead officer: Richard Cressey

Notice of decision: 23/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2020 - Integrated Investment Framework 2021/22

The Council's investment framework, setting out the parameters, limits and framework around the Council's investments, focussing on financial and property investments.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Rikin Tailor, Phil Triggs

Notice of decision: 21/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2020 - Treasury Management Strategy - 2021/22 to 2025/26

The Council's Treasury Management Strategy over the next 5 years, which sets out the framework within which the Council will manage it's cash and investments.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Rikin Tailor, Phil Triggs

Notice of decision: 21/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2020 - Housing Revenue Account Business Plan

The business plan and financial strategy for the Housing Revenue Account (HRA) over the next 30 years. This includes the revenue and capital budgets.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Debbie Jackson, Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 21/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2020 - Capital Strategy - 2020/21 to 2034/35

The Council's capital strategy and capital programme over the next 15 years.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 21/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2020 - Medium Term Financial Plan: 2021/22 to 2023/24

The Council's 2020/21 budget and medium term financial plan to 2023/24.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gerald Almeroth, Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 21/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/12/2020 - Westminster Local Education Partnership

Cabinet Member approval sought for proposals regarding future of the Westminster Local Education Partnership.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 17/05/2021

Notice of decision: 09/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt


07/12/2020 - Villiers Street Public Realm - TMO, Detailed design and Implementation

To undertake Traffic Order consultation, detailed design and implementation of public realm improvements and security measures on Villiers Street

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business, Licensing and Planning, Cabinet Member for City Management

Decision due date: 01/2021

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Anju Banga

Notice of decision: 07/12/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/11/2020 - Quarterly Write-off report

Cabinet Member approval sought for quarterly write-offs.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Not before 26/12/2020

Notice of decision: 26/11/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


09/11/2020 - Pay Policy 2021-22

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 15/02/2021

Lead officer: Giorgia Fiorillo

Notice of decision: 09/11/2020


29/10/2020 - Update on Leisure Services

Leisure Services update and next steps.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance and Smart City

Decision due date: Not before 06/11/2020

Notice of decision: 29/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


19/10/2020 - Community Benefit Fund

Cabinet Member approval sought to approve Community Benefit Fund proposals.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Communities and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 19/11/2020

Notice of decision: 19/10/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons