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.


13/01/2020 - Review of Westminster City Council's resident engagement structure

Agreement of the Cabinet Member for Housing Services sought for a new structure and implementation plans for resident engagement.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Housing Services

Decision due date: Not before 21/01/2020

Notice of decision: 13/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/01/2020 - Huguenot House - Professional Appointment Approval of the Architect

Cabinet Member approval sought for the appointment.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 28/02/2020

Notice of decision: 13/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons


09/01/2020 - Huguenot House Consultation on Options

Approval requested to continue with the resident and stakeholder consultation on all options and to incorporate at least one additional redevelopment design option and for approval for an additional budget to engage a multi-disciplinary consultancy team and further appointments as required to carry forward the project within the approved budget.

 

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 09/02/2020

Notice of decision: 09/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


02/01/2020 - Rating Advisory Panel 20.04.2020: Determination of National Non-Domestic Rates Discretionary and Hardship Relief Applications

Cabinet Member approval sought.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 20/04/2020

Notice of decision: 02/01/2020

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


10/12/2019 - Capital Re-profiling Report

Report summarising the re-profiling of capital budgets for 2019/20.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 22/01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 10/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


10/12/2019 - Business Pooling for 2020/21

Report setting out the proposal for the London Business Rates pooling arrangement for 2020/21.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: 01/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Cagdas Canbolat, Rikin Tailor

Notice of decision: 10/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


06/12/2019 - Church Street Site A - Outline Business Case - Part Two

Cabinet Member approval sought for part two of the Outline Business Case.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Finance, Property and Regeneration

Decision due date: Not before 02/03/2020

Wards affected: Church Street;

Notice of decision: 06/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


05/12/2019 - Discontinuance Notice for (Part) of Charing Cross Pedestrian Subway

Charing Cross Pedestrian Subway complex is managed and maintained by Westminster City Council. A section of the subway is owned by Coutts Bank but maintained as public walkway by the council under a legal agreement. Coutts Bank wish to redevelop the area under their ownership and permanently close this section of the subway as a public walkway, the closure will absolve Westminster from any further maintenance responsibilities in this area.

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Environment and Highways

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: St James's;

Notice of decision: 05/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


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 Highways

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

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 Adult Social Care and Public Health

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 04/12/2019

Anticipated restriction: Open


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 Business and Planning

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: St James's;

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


07/11/2019 - Mayfair Neighbourhood Plan

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

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Business 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


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 Business and Planning

Decision due date: 21/10/2019

Lead officer: Kimberley Hopkins

Notice of decision: 11/10/2019


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 - 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 Adult Social Care and Public Health

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Notice of decision: 04/10/2019

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


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


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

Decision Maker: Cabinet Member for Children's Services

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Notice of decision: 17/09/2019


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


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 Business and Planning

Decision due date: Not before 01/07/2020

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 Business and Planning

Decision due date: Not before 01/07/2020

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 Business and Planning

Decision due date: Not before 01/07/2020

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 Business and Planning

Decision due date: Not before 01/07/2020

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 Business and Planning

Decision due date: Not before 01/07/2020

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 Adult Social Care and Public Health

Decision due date: 28/02/2020

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of decision: 23/08/2019

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
Commercial sensitivity


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