Decision details

Brent and Barnet Registration and Nationality Service

Decision Maker: Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To agree the principle of Brent taking over delivery of the Registration and Nationality Service on behalf of Barnet, explore in detail the business case for doing so and agree the formulation of an Inter Authority Agreement.



(i)         that the proposal for the operation of a shared Registration and Nationality service between Brent and Barnet and the financial and non financial benefits and risks identified be noted;

(ii)        that it be noted that Barnet, through its Cabinet Resources Committee has already agreed in principle to proceed with this proposal subject to Brent’s agreement;

(iii)       that the shared service proposal by Brent delivering services to Barnet, for an initial period of five years proceed from 1 April 2014;

(iv)       that the terms of the Inter Authority Agreement governing the shared service be delegated to the Strategic Director of Environment and Neighbourhoods in consultation with the Chief Finance Officer and the Director of Legal and Procurement, to include deciding on whether the shared service will take the form of Barnet delegating its registration function to Brent or Barnet awarding a contract for services.

Wards Affected: (All Wards);

Contact: Mark Rimmer, Registration and Nationality Service Email: Tel: 020 8937 1011.

Report author: Mark Rimmer

Publication date: 11/12/2013

Date of decision: 09/12/2013

Decided at meeting: 09/12/2013 - Executive

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