Agenda

Venue: This will be held as a virtual online meeting

Contact: James Kinsella, Governance Manager  Tel: 020 8937 2063; Email: james.kinsella@brent.gov.uk

Note: The press and public are welcome to attend this as an online virtual meeting. The link to view proceedings can be accessed via the Live Streaming section on the Democracy page of the Council's website or through the link on the agenda front sheet. 

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

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2.

Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To confirm as a correct record, the minutes of the following Council meetings:

 

2.1    Annual Council Meeting held on Monday 14 September 2020

 

2.2    Extraordinary Council Meeting held on Friday 16 October 2020

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3.

Declarations of Interest

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary or personal interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.

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4.

Mayor's Announcements (including any petitions received)

To receive any announcements from the Mayor.

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Appointments to Committees and Outside Bodies and Appointment of Chairs/Vice Chairs (if any) pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To agree any appointments to Committees, Joint Committees, Forums, Panels and Outside Bodies along with the appointments of Chairs/Vice Chairs (if any) in accordance with Standing Order 30(g).

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6.

Deputations (if any)

To hear any deputations for which requests have been approved in accordance with Standing Order 32.

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7.

Questions from Members of the Public & Brent Youth Parliament pdf icon PDF 99 KB

7.1    To receive questions submitted by the public to Cabinet Members, in accordance with Standing Order 33.

 

Members are asked to note that no public questions have been received for response at this meeting.

 

7.2    To receive questions submitted from Brent Youth Parliament to Cabinet Members, in accordance with Standing Order 33 (c).

 

Two questions have been received under this item, which have been attached along with the written responses provided.

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8.

Petitions (if any)

For Members to consider any petitions with more than 200 signatures on which a debate has been requested, in accordance with the Council’s Petition Rules and Standing Order 66.

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9.

Annual Report from the Leader of the Council

To receive an annual report on the work of the Council from the Leader of the Council, in accordance with Standing Order 38.

 

Members are asked to note that the Leader of the Council will have up to 5 minutes to present his annual report with a period of up to 20 minutes then provided for debate.

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10.

Reports from the Leader and Cabinet

To receive a verbal report from the Leader of the Council in accordance with Standing Order 31 providing an update on any key or significant issues arising from any matter within the responsibility of the Cabinet.

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11.

Questions from the Opposition and other Non-Cabinet Members pdf icon PDF 107 KB

For questions to be put to members of the Cabinet by opposition and non-Cabinet Members in accordance with Standing Order 35.

 

Members are asked to note that four advance notice questions have been received under this item, which have been attached along with the written responses provided.

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12.

Report from Chairs of Scrutiny Committees pdf icon PDF 82 KB

To receive reports from the Chairs of the Council’s Scrutiny Committees in accordance with Standing Order 36.  The reports have been attached as follows:

 

12.1    Community & Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

 

12.2    Resources & Public Realm Scrutiny Committee

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13.

Report from the Vice-Chair of the Audit & Standards Advisory Committee pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To receive a report from the Vice-Chair of the Audit & Standards Advisory Committee in accordance with Standing Order 37.

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14.

Non Cabinet Members' Debate pdf icon PDF 81 KB

To enable non Cabinet Members to raise an issue of relevance to Brent for debate, on which notice has been provided in accordance with Standing Order 34 and to receive any reports from Cabinet Members, as required, on issues previously raised.

 

Members are asked to note that the subject identified for debate is as follows:

 

Forward Together: Brent’s commitment to tackle racial inequalities

 

The motion put forward as the basis of this debate has been attached.

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15.

A Fairer Future Ending Poverty in Brent - Delivery Plans pdf icon PDF 97 KB

To receive the report from the Assistant Chief Executive presenting the delivery plans which have been developed to take forward implementation of the Brent Poverty Commission recommendations.

 

Members are asked to note that the Poverty Commission’s final report and recommendations was presented to Cabinet on 7 September 2020, with the delivery plans due to be submitted to Cabinet for formal approval on 7 December 2020.

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16.

Treasury Management 2019/20 Outturn Report pdf icon PDF 123 KB

The report updates members on Treasury Management activity and confirms that the Council has complied with its Prudential Indicators for 2019/20.

 

Members are asked to note that this report was received and noted by the Audit & Standards Advisory Committee on 29 July 2020 and Cabinet on 7 September 2020.  It has been forwarded to Council in compliance with CIPFAs Code of Practice on Treasury Management.

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17.

Motions pdf icon PDF 79 KB

To debate the motions submitted in accordance with Standing Order 41.

 

Members are asked to note that in accordance with Standing Order 41(c), the motions submitted have now been attached as part of the agenda along with any amendments for which notice has been received.

 

NB: Meeting agenda republished on 23 November 2020.

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18.

Urgent Business

At the discretion of the Mayor to consider any urgent business, in accordance with Standing Order 30(s).

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