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Social Value and Ethical Policy

Meeting: 20/04/2020 - Cabinet (Item 13)

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This report is seeking to update Cabinet on the Social Value and Ethical Policy that aligns the delivery of Social Value to the Borough Plan 2019-2023.  As well as setting out the principles as to how Social Value will be delivered the policy also includes an Ethical Policy that sets out standards of integrity and professionalism expected from the Council’s suppliers in their dealings and practices.

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Decision:

Cabinet RESOLVED to approve the updated Social Value and Ethical Policy and delivery plan set out in appendices A & B of the report.

Minutes:

The Deputy Leader, Councillor Margaret McLennan, introduced the report seeking to update Cabinet on the Social Value and Ethical Policy and its alignment with the delivery of Social Value as part of the Borough Plan 2019-2023.  Cabinet noted that as well as setting out the principles as to how Social Value would be delivered, the Policy also included an Ethical Policy that set out standards of integrity and professionalism expected from the Council’s suppliers.

 

In expressing their support for the Policy, Cabinet noted the alignment of the social value commitments within the Policy to the Council’s strategic themes within the Borough Plan 2019-2023 and aim to focus on securing benefits for all communities within Brent.  Members also welcomed the support provided in relation to community wealth building and the reviving of local economies alongside the specific inclusion of reference to a whistleblowing policy for employees and suppliers.

 

RESOLVED that Cabinet approve the updated Social Value and Ethical Policy and delivery plan set out in appendices A & B of the report.