Venue: Conference Hall - Brent Civic Centre, Engineers Way, Wembley, HA9 0FJ

Contact: Natalie Connor, Governance Officer  Tel: 020 8937 1506 / Email:

Note: Due to the current limit on the socially distanced meeting venue capacity within the Civic Centre any press or public wishing to attend this meeting are encouraged to do so via the live webcast. The link to view proceedings is available via the Live Stream page on the Democracy in Brent section of the Council's website or the link on the front page of the published agenda pack. 

No. Item


Apologies for absence and clarification of alternate members


Declarations of interests

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.


Deputations (if any)

To hear any deputations received from members of the public in accordance with Standing Order 67.


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 413 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on Monday 8 November 2021 as a correct record.


Matters arising (if any)

To consider any matters arising from the minutes of the previous meeting.


Calculation of Council Tax Base 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 191 KB

This report is presented to enable the Council to fulfil its statutory role to set a council tax base for 2022/23.  The Local Government Finance Act (LGFA) 1992, as amended by the LGFA 2003 & LGFA 2012, requires the Authority to formally calculate the Council Tax Base for 2022/23 and pass this information to precepting authorities by 31 January 2022.  The tax base must be set between 1 December 2021 and 31 January 2022.


Severance Approval pdf icon PDF 131 KB

This report seeks approval to make a severance payment to an officer whose post has become redundant as a result of a restructure within the Customer and Digital Service Directorate. Where the redundancy and severance payment, when added to the pension strain costs that the council must bear as part of the Pension scheme rules, amounts to over £100,000 the General Purposes Committee is required to approve the payment.

Additional documents:


Appointments to Sub-Committees / Outside Bodies

To consider any appointments needing to be made in relation to the Sub Committees appointed by the General Purposes Committee.


Exclusion of Press and Public

The following item is not for publication as it relates relate to the category of exempt information set out below, as specified under Part 1, Schedule 12 A of the Local Government Act 1972.


Agenda Item 7:       Severance Approval – Appendix 1 (severance payment costs).  This has been classified as exempt under Para 1 of Schedule 12A, namely: “Information relating to any individual.”


Any other urgent business

Notice of items to be raised under this heading must be given in writing to the Head of Executive and Member Services or her representative before the meeting in accordance with Standing Order 60.