Venue: Herefordshire Council Offices, Plough Lane, Hereford, HR4 0LE

Contact: Samantha Walmsley, Democratic Services Officer 

Link: Watch this meeting on the Herefordshire Council YouTube Channel

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Public access to information and attendance at meetings pdf icon PDF 204 KB

Guide to Cabinet pdf icon PDF 123 KB

The Nolan Principles pdf icon PDF 14 KB



To receive any apologies for absence.



To receive declarations of interests in respect of Table A, Table B or Other Interests from members of the committee in respect of items on the agenda.


MINUTES pdf icon PDF 461 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 25 January 2024.

How to submit questions

The deadline for submission of questions for this meeting is:


5pm on Friday 23 February 2024.


Questions must be submitted to Questions sent to any other address may not be accepted.


Accepted questions and the response to them will be published as a supplement to the agenda papers prior to the meeting. Further information and guidance is available at



Questions from members of the public

To receive questions from members of the public.



Questions from councillors

To receive questions from councillors.



Reports from Scrutiny Committees

To receive reports from the Council’s scrutiny committees on any recommendations to the Cabinet arising from recent scrutiny committee meetings.


Two reports from scrutiny committees:


(1)   Environment and Sustainability Scrutiny Committee – nutrient management board


(2)   Health, Care and Wellbeing board – community based support services



Recommendations of the Environment and Sustainability Scrutiny Committee: Nutrient Management Board pdf icon PDF 139 KB

The purpose of this report is to notify the Cabinet of the recommendations from the Environment and Sustainability Scrutiny Committee, made at its meeting on 22 January 2024, and to request a response from the executive.


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Community-based support services – recommendations from Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee pdf icon PDF 222 KB

The purpose of this report is to notify the Cabinet of the recommendations from the Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee, made at its meeting on 29 January 2024 and to request a response from the executive

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Adoption of the Herefordshire Minerals & Waste Local Plan pdf icon PDF 377 KB

To recommend to Council that the Herefordshire Minerals and Waste Local Plan (MWLP) - a development plan document - is adopted.


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Q3 Budget Report pdf icon PDF 333 KB

To report the forecast position for 2023/24, including explanation and analysis of the drivers for the material budget variances, and outline current and planned recovery activity to reduce the forecast overspend.

To provide assurance that progress has been made towards delivery of the agreed revenue budget and service delivery targets, and that the reasons for major variances or potential under-performance are understood and are being addressed to the cabinet’s satisfaction. The forecast 2023/24 outturn shows a net overspend of £10.7 million at Quarter 3.


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Q3 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 260 KB

Report to follow.

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Block contracted beds in Care homes pdf icon PDF 269 KB

To approve the tender to commence and contract award for a block contract of care home beds which will commence from April 2024


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Phosphate Mitigation Strategy pdf icon PDF 305 KB

To provide an update on the progress of the Cabinet Commission and set out the Council's future Phosphate Mitigation Strategy to enable housing development in the Lugg catchment and to provide a progress update on the work of the Cabinet Commission.


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