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Forthcoming Decisions

Forthcoming Decisions

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.


09/01/2019 - Flytipping Enforcement Policy

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Public Protection and Licensing

Decision due date: 06/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Alex Woodman

Notice of decision: 09/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


09/01/2019 - Management of Community Halls

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 09/02/2019

Notice of decision: 09/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt


07/01/2019 - Parking Strategy and Contracts Re-let 2020

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: Not before 07/02/2019

Notice of decision: 07/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


07/01/2019 - Organisational restructure of the City Highways Parking Service

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: Not before 07/02/2019

Notice of decision: 07/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/01/2019 - Mental Health Supported Housing Procurement

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 07/02/2019

Notice of decision: 07/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


07/01/2019 - Oxford Street District - Business Case

Update on the business case developed for the Oxford Street District.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 08/04/2019

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

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 07/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/01/2019 - Luxborough Street Petition

A report in response to the recent petition received regarding the Luxborough Street kick about site which calls for the Council not to proceed with any proposal to build on the site.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/02/2019

Wards affected: Marylebone High Street;

Lead officer: Emily Myers

Notice of decision: 07/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


04/01/2019 - Relocation of Waste Vehicle Depot from Mandela Way to Landmann Way

Cabinet Member approval sought for relocation of Waste Vehicle Depot.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 04/02/2019

Notice of decision: 04/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/01/2019 - 2019/20 Housing Investment Strategy and Housing Revenue Account Business Plan

Approval of the Council's 2019/20 Housing Revenue Account Business Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Barbara Brownlee, David Hodgkinson, Stephen Muldoon

Notice of decision: 02/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/01/2019 - 2019/20 Treasury Management Strategy

Approval of the Council's 2019/20 Treasury Management Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Hodgkinson, Stephen Muldoon, Phil Triggs

Notice of decision: 02/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/01/2019 - Integrated Investment Framework

Approval of the Council's Integrated Investment Framework

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Hodgkinson, Stephen Muldoon, Phil Triggs

Notice of decision: 02/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/01/2019 - 2019/20 Capital Strategy

Approval of the Council's five year (plus future years) capital strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Hodgkinson, Stephen Muldoon

Notice of decision: 02/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/01/2019 - 2019/20 Ctax & Budget Report

Approval of the Council's 2019/20 revenue budget.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Hodgkinson, Stephen Muldoon

Notice of decision: 02/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/01/2019 - Purchase of flat in WC2

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 02/02/2019

Lead officer: Sarah-Jayne Steer

Notice of decision: 02/01/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/12/2018 - Pay Policy 2019-20

To gain approval for annual update of pay policy before full Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Giorgia Fiorillo

Notice of decision: 28/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2018 - London Business Rates Pooling

To review the new offer regarding the 2019-20 business rates pool and seek Cabinet Member approval.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 10/01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: David Hodgkinson

Notice of decision: 21/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/12/2018 - Discretionary Housing Payment Review Advisory Panel: (30.04.2019) Determination of Discretionary Housing Payment Review Applications

Cabinet Member approval sought for recommendations of the Panel.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Before 28/05/2019

Notice of decision: 21/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


21/12/2018 - Discretionary Housing Payment Review Advisory Panel: (12.03.2019) Determination of Discretionary Housing Payment Review Applications

Cabinet Member approval sought for recommendations of the Panel.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Before 10/04/2019

Notice of decision: 21/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


21/12/2018 - Discretionary Housing Payment Review Advisory Panel: (15.01.2019) Determination of Discretionary Housing Payment Review Applications

Cabinet Member approval sought to approve recommendations of the Panel.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 13/02/2019

Notice of decision: 21/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


17/12/2018 - Procurement Strategy for Healthy Families, Healthy Communities

Officer Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Gaynor Driscoll

Notice of decision: 17/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
No documents


17/12/2018 - Confirmation of Westminster’s article 4 Direction for changes of use from B1(a) (offices) to C3 (dwelllinghouses)

Seeking approval to confirm a non-immediate direction under article 4 of the Town and Country Planning (General Permitted Development) (England) Order 2015 to remove permitted development rights for changes of use from B1(a) (offices) to C3 (dwellinghouses) in the Westminster Central Activities Zone (CAZ). The effect of the decision will be that from the date the Direction comes into force, applications for planning permission will be required for these changes of use.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 18/01/2019

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: Kimberley Hopkins

Notice of decision: 17/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/12/2018 - Update to the Tenancy Policy

Cabinet Member approval sought for updated tenancy policy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 24/12/2018

Notice of decision: 14/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/12/2018 - Award of the Bi-Borough Passenger Transport Service - Minibus Framework

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

Decision due date: 11/01/2019

Lead officer: Melissa Caslake

Notice of decision: 11/12/2018


07/12/2018 - Oxford Street District - Place Strategy and Delivery Plan

Update post consultation with the results from the consultation, recommended changes to the strategy and the updated strategy provided seeking approval to deliver it.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/02/2019

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

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 07/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/12/2018 - Westminster's City Plan Regulation 19 consultation

Decision to publish Westminster's City Plan and Integrated Impact Assessment for formal Regulation 19 consultation

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 20/01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Kimberley Hopkins

Notice of decision: 06/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/12/2018 - Green Plaques to commemorate the centenary of GCHQ

To establish if there is Cabinet Member support for three Green Plaques to commemorate 100 years of GCHQ.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 10/01/2019

Wards affected: St James's;

Lead officer: Claire Appleby

Notice of decision: 06/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/12/2018 - Petition: Lillington and Longmoore Gardens Estate

Cabinet Member report response to petition.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 14/12/2018

Notice of decision: 06/12/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


29/11/2018 - Annual Review of Housing Revenue Account (HRA) Rent and associated HRA charges 2019-20

To set the HRA tenant rents and other charges for the financial year 2019-20. The City Council is required by law to give tenants at least 28 days’ notice of any variation to the rent charged.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Before 25/01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Daniel Peattie

Notice of decision: 29/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/11/2018 - Contract Award decision - Services for Older People and Carers

Authority is sought to directly award time limited interim contracts for older people and carers services within Westminster due to expire in 2019.

This decision will enable service continuity for residents with established providers whilst a number of transformation initiatives are undertaken to inform future competitive tendering activity.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: 28/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Sharon Thurley

Notice of decision: 26/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Contains information relating to the financial and business affairs of a particular person under paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972


26/11/2018 - Tenant Policy for Housing Renewal Areas

The updated policy will replace the one published in 2015 and will set out the rehousing options, financial compensation and general support for Council tenants where the Council wants to acquire their properties to enable housing renewal to go ahead.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 26/12/2018

Notice of decision: 26/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


20/11/2018 - Outcome of Consultation on the future of Carlton Dene, Peebles House and Westmead

Cabinet Member approval sought for proposals in respect of the future of Carlton Dene, Peebles House and Westmead.

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 20/12/2018

Notice of decision: 20/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


15/11/2018 - Extension of an Existing Contract with CLCH

Extension of an existing contract with CLCH for meeting the health outcomes of adults with Learning Disabilities eligible for ASC. 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Family Services and Public Health

Decision due date: Before 31/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Anna Waterman

Notice of decision: 15/11/2018


15/11/2018 - Council Tax Discounts (including Council Tax Reduction scheme) and Council Tax Base report

Annual report setting the levels of Council Tax discount, the Council Tax Reduction scheme and Council Tax Base for the forthcoming financial year

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 10/12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Martin Hinckley

Notice of decision: 15/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/11/2018 - S147 Gloucester Terrace - Contract Award approval

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 11/12/2018

Notice of decision: 13/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


13/11/2018 - Lisson Grove Programme Interim Update

Update on Lisson Grove Programme.

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

Decision due date: Not before 10/12/2018

Notice of decision: 13/11/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


31/10/2018 - Rating Advisory Panel 22.1.2019

Determination of NNDR Discretionary and Hardship Relief Applications

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 05/02/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Susan Bush

Notice of decision: 31/10/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


31/10/2018 - Re-procurement of Managing Agents Contract

Cabinet Member approval sought for re-procurement of Managing Agents contract.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 30/11/2018

Notice of decision: 31/10/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


26/10/2018 - Supply and Allocation of Social Housing Report 2019/20

This annual report reviews the demand for and supply of social rented housing and low-cost home ownership in and considers supply and demand projections for 2019/20.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: 20/03/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Greg Roberts

Notice of decision: 26/10/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/10/2018 - Proposals for improved cross London procurement of Temporary Accommodation

Proposals to improve pan London procurement of Temporary Accommodation through London Councils' Capital Letters project

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: 12/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Greg Roberts

Notice of decision: 26/10/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


01/10/2018 - Recycling of Devices

Cabinet Member approval sought for recycling of devices.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 15/11/2018 Cabinet Member approval sought in releation to recycling of devic

Notice of decision: 01/10/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


28/09/2018 - Oxford Street District - Place Strategy Delivery Plan Award of Contract

Award of contract for the design and build related to the Oxford Street District - Place Strategy and Delivery Plan.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management, Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Place Shaping and Planning

Decision due date: 22/02/2019

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

Lead officer: Susanne Afra

Notice of decision: 28/09/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


17/09/2018 - BT ICT Services Lot 1 and Lot 3 Contract Extension

Decision required to approve extension of contract for BT ICT Lot 1 and Lot 3 contract

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Digital and Customer Services

Decision due date: 15/10/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Patrick Montgomery

Notice of decision: 17/09/2018

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Legal to confirm


23/08/2018 - Planned Preventative Maintenance (PPM) programme for 2019/20 in respect of Highways, Public Lighting & Bridges and Structures

Annual Capital programme for Highways, Lighting and Structures

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management

Decision due date: 01/2019

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Andy Foster

Notice of decision: 23/08/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


21/08/2018 - Letting for operational purposes in SE8

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 18/09/2018

Lead officer: Alan Rhind

Notice of decision: 21/08/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


16/08/2018 - Request Approval to Award Contract for Westminster Advice Services

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

Decision due date: Before 16/09/2018

Notice of decision: 16/08/2018


02/08/2018 - Community Benefit Fund

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 02/09/2018

Notice of decision: 02/08/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


02/08/2018 - Traffic Management Orders on Housing Estate Land

Seeking approval to implement Traffic Management Orders on Westminster City Council housing estate land to enable effective parking controls and enforcement of non-compliance.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and City Management, Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: 29/08/2018

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Darren Montague

Notice of decision: 02/08/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open


30/07/2018 - Lisson Arches Enterprise Space

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Education and Community, Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration, Cabinet Member for Economic Development, Education and Skills, Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 27/08/2018

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 30/07/2018

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


25/07/2018 - Strand Enterprise Space

Approval for the refurbishment of a new enterprise space within the Stand.

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

Decision due date: 31/07/2018

Wards affected: West End;

Lead officer: David Wilkins

Notice of decision: 25/07/2018

Anticipated restriction: Open