Forward plan

Forward Plan - Notice of Key Decisions September to November 2021  (01/09/2021 to 31/12/2021)

Plan description


Incorporating the Private Executive Meeting Notice and the Notice of Intention to make Key Decisions


For the period 14 July to 15 November 2021


Notices required by the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012




There is a legal requirement for local authorities to publish a notice setting out the Key Executive Decisions that will be taken by the appropriate decision maker at least 28 clear days before such decisions are to be taken. This document sets out the Key Executive Decisions which are intended to be taken at Eden District Council, and as such incorporates the Notice of Intention to make Key Decision. Whilst this document provides details of known decisions for the following month, where details of decisions to be made after this period are known, they are provided for information.

The plans also sets out where, if at all, it is anticipated that part of an Executive meeting will be held in private. This is where confidential or exempt information (as defined in the Constitution) is likely to be made known. Notice is hereby given that it may be necessary for part of an Executive meeting to be held in private because it becomes apparent at the meeting that confidential or exempt information will otherwise be made known. Should this become apparent at the meeting the relevant part of the meeting will only be held in private upon the passing of a resolution which (where exempt information will be made known) defines the description of exempt information pursuant to Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.

The document will be updated and rolled forward on a monthly basis. The summary shows the decisions programmed to be taken during each month. The earliest date a decision can be taken is shown, but it is possible that a decision may be rescheduled to a later month. Also included are decisions scheduled for later in the year. 

If a key decision is not included in the published Work Programme for 28 clear days before a decision needs to be taken the Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee must be notified and a supplement to the document published at least 5 clear days before the date on which the decision is proposed to be taken. If the date by which the decision has to be made makes compliance with this requirement impracticable the decision can only be made with the consent of the Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee who must be satisfied that the making of the decision is urgent and cannot reasonably be deferred.

If it is necessary to discuss an issue in private and 28 days’ notice has not been given the decision may only be taken or the item discussed in private with the agreement of the Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee who must be satisfied that the need for the item to be taken to the meeting us urgent and cannot reasonably be deferred.


Key Decisions

A Key Decision is a decision that is legally within the power of the Executive to make:

Eden District Council has approved the following definitions of a Key Decision:

a)    Financial – any decision resulting in Eden District Council incurring expenditure or savings which are significant;


b)    Community Impact: 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 local authority; and regard must be had to any guidance issued by the Secretary of State to determine the meaning of ‘significant’

For the purpose of (a) above, the Council has defined significant expenditure or savings as being in excess of £60,000.

Eden District Council – Executive Members 2021/2022

Lead Member Portfolio


Leader of the Council

Councillor Virginia Taylor

Deputy Leader of the Council and Commercial Services Portfolio Holder

Councillor Mary Robinson

Resources Portfolio Holder

Councillor Karen Greenwood

Housing and Health Portfolio Holder

Councillor Judith Derbyshire

Communities Portfolio Holder

Councillor Lissie Sharp

Eden Green Growth Portfolio Holder

Councillor Mark Rudhall

Services Portfolio Holder

Councillor Mike Tonkin



For information on this Notice of executive Key Decisions, please contact:


Democratic Services

Town Hall

Corney Square



CA11 7QF


Tel: 01768 212266



Plan items
No. Item


Delivery of Waste and Recycling Collection Services

Decision maker:  Cabinet

Decision due:   15 Mar 2022

Lead officer:  Les Clark

Notice of proposed decision first published: 21/06/2021

Anticipated restriction: Private  - view reasons