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

Contact: Sarah Buffrey 

Link: Watch the recording of 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 124 KB

The Nolan Principles pdf icon PDF 14 KB



To receive any apologies for absence.



To receive declarations of interests in respect of Schedule 1, Schedule 2 or Other Interests from members of the committee in respect of items on the agenda.


MINUTES pdf icon PDF 431 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 28 July 2022.

How to submit questions

The deadline for submission of questions for this meeting is:


9:30am on Monday 26 September 2022.


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 pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To receive questions from members of the public.



Questions from councillors pdf icon PDF 390 KB

To receive questions from councillors.



Reports from Scrutiny Committees

Oral reports from the Council’s scrutiny committees on any matters arising from recent scrutiny committee meetings.


Inspection of Herefordshire Children's Services pdf icon PDF 256 KB

To present the recently published report detailing the findings of the inspection by Ofsted inspectors of Herefordshire Council children’s services in July 2022 and to outline both the action taken immediately and since the inspection to address some of the concerns raised, and the implications of the Statutory Direction issued by the Secretary of State.

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Future of Town Hall and No. 10 St. Owen's Street, Hereford pdf icon PDF 464 KB

To agree which of the presented recommendations, if any, offer a preferred way forward regarding the future of the Town Hall and 10 St. Owens Street and, to invite Cabinet to propose alternative recommendations for further development and consideration.


Cabinet Commission - Restoring the Wye pdf icon PDF 300 KB

Following the cabinet decision to establish a cabinet working group on 28th July 2022, Cabinet is asked to note the Terms of Reference and Membership for the 'Phosphates Commission - Restoring the River Wye’.

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Annual review of earmarked reserves pdf icon PDF 229 KB

To note and review the earmarked reserves held by the council.

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Quarter 1 Budget & Performance Report pdf icon PDF 363 KB

To review performance for Quarter 1 2022/23 and the forecast budget outturn for the year.


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 2022/23 outturn shows a net overspend of £9.4 million.

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