Meeting Details

Cabinet
7 Nov 2017 - 18:30 to 19:59
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Documents

Agenda

Items
1. Apologies
To receive any apologies of absence.
2. Cabinet Announcements

To receive any announcements from the Leader and members of the Cabinet.

3. pdf Minutes (263Kb)
To approve, and the Chair to sign as a correct record, the Minutes of the meeting of Cabinet held on 3 October 2017 (Item 3).
4. Disclosures of Interest

Councillors to declare any disclosable pecuniary interests, or personal interests (including other pecuniary interests) they may have in the business to be transacted, and officers to disclose any interests they may have in any contract to be considered.

5. Deputations and Petitions

No requests have been received for the Cabinet to receive a deputation at this meeting.

Any petitions received will be reported at the meeting.

6. Questions from Members of the Public
To receive questions from residents and electors of the Borough.
7. Councillors' Items
None.
8. Councillors' Questions (15 Minutes)

Councillors to ask questions of the Leader of the Council or a Cabinet Member on issues within their Portfolio.

Budget Scrutiny Committee - 19 September 2017

 

To consider the recommendations in the Budget Scrutiny Committee’s report on the Council’s Reserves (Item 9[a]).

9(b). References from other Bodies

Council 20 September 2017 – Petition with Reference to St Leger Drive Great Linford

 

To receive details of a petition in connection with road safety issues, in St Ledger Drive, Great Linford, referred from the Council’s meeting on 20 September 2017.

 

The aims of the petition were:

 

“Take all steps to ensure that we can safely cross St Ledger Drive to the Local Centre at all times of day by ensuring, as a matter of urgency, the following steps are taken:



(a) Pedestrian crossings to the Local Centre and the main Redway to Neath Hill;


(b) Enforcement of the 30 mph limit with cameras or traffic calming; and


(c) Consideration to having a 20 mph limit from Summerhayes to past the School enforced.”

9(c). References from other Bodies

Council 20 September 2017 – Petition with Reference to the Urban Capacity Study- Land in Campbell Park and Old Woughton Ward

 

To receive details of a petition from residents in connection with land in Campbell Park and Old Woughton Ward identified in the Urban Capacity Study, referred from the Council’s meeting on 20 September 2017.

 

The aims of the petition were to oppose development on two sites in Woolstone (UCS072 and UCS073), one site in Springfield (UCS074), one site in Stantonbury (UCS100) and one site in Bletchley (UCS107) which were identified in the Urban Capacity Study.

9(d). References from other Bodies

Council 20 September 2017 – Petition with Reference to Change of Use of Part of the Co-op Shop on Grange Farm to a Funeral Parlour

 

To receive details of a petition in connection with the change of use of part of the Co-op Shop on Grange Farm to a Funeral Parlour, referred from the Council’s meeting on 20 September 2017.

 

The aims of the petition were:

 

“To oppose the Funeral Directors (cold storage / viewing area) in Grange Farm.”

9(e). References from other Bodies

Council 20 September 2017 - Local Authority Funding (Minute CL43)

 

3. That the Council therefore calls on:

 

(d) on Cabinet to highlight the impact of cuts on services in Milton Keynes;

 

(e) on Cabinet to ensure that the cuts and savings required to ensure a balanced budget are brought forward openly at the earliest opportunity for Budget Scrutiny Committee to analyse and comment on; and

 

(f) on Cabinet actively to promote further discussions with parishes with a view to assisting these statutory bodies to complement the Council’s services where doing so would add value to their residents' well-being, particularly the vulnerable and least well off.”

9(f). References from other Bodies

Council 18 October 2017 - Urban Capacity Study

 

“That this Council:

 

9. calls upon the Cabinet as the Executive Arm of this Council to urgently confirm its commitment to the removal of all of these sites [namely the sites listed in resolution 11 below] from development;

 

11. calls on the Cabinet to apply to register, the two sites in Woolstone (UCS072 and UCS073), one site in Springfield (UCS074), one site in Stantonbury (UCS100) and one site in Bletchley (UCS107) and the play area and buffer space of the Springfield Boulevard 1 Site (UCS075) as Village Greens under the Commons Act 2006 section 15(8).”

9(g). References from other Bodies

Approval of Proposed Submission Version of Plan:MK

 

“7. That the Council therefore welcomes the initiatives already outlined by the Administration and calls on Cabinet to continue to progress all avenues available to it to encourage developers, and to use Council and Milton Keynes Development Partnership land, to increase the supply of affordable housing beyond the requirements in Plan:MK.

 

12. That the Cabinet prioritises work to assess possible routes for both the expressway and the links between it and the existing strategic highway network, and railways in and close to Milton Keynes Borough with options given to, and input from, the Plan:MK Working Group, which advises the Cabinet Member for Place, and brings forward a desired route as quickly as possible.”

Council 18 October 2017 - Street Homelessness

 

“3. That this Council therefore:
(f) Calls on the Cabinet to implement the outlined street homelessness services as quickly as possible;”.

 

A copy of the statement given to Cabinet on Tuesday 3 October by the Leader of the Council regarding the provision of services to street homeless people in Milton Keynes is attached at Item 9(h) for information.

 

9(i). References from other Bodies

Budget Scrutiny Committee 24 October 2017 – Scrutiny of Budget Pressures

 

To consider the Budget Scrutiny Committee’s report on the work done to scrutinise the identified pressures in the draft 2018/19 budget, incorporating the findings of the Committee and presenting its recommendations. (Report to Follow)

16. Procurement and Commissioning

To receive the Minutes of the meetings of Procurement and Commissioning held on 14 September 2017

Copies of the Minutes are available at the following link:

Link to P&C Minutes - 14 September 2017

Declarations of Interests

Officers in Attendance

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