Decisions

Forthcoming decisions

03/04/2024 - Children and Young persons’ Improvement Plan – progress update

To provide a progress update in respect of the Children and Young persons’ Improvement Plan

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 27/06/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Victoria Gibbs, Rachel Gillott, Bart Popelier

Notice of decision: 03/04/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/04/2024 - 2023/24 Draft Statement of Accounts

To note the draft, unaudited Statement of Accounts for 2023/24

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 11/06/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 03/04/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/04/2024 - Draft Annual Governance Statement 2023/24

To seek the view of the committee as to whether the draft Annual Governance Statement (AGS) for
2023/24 properly reflects the internal control environment the council is operating in and the
appropriateness of actions identified to improve governance arrangements.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 11/06/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 03/04/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


03/04/2024 - Quarter 4 Budget Report

To report the provisional financial outturn for revenue
and capital budgets for the year ended 31 March 2024, subject to external audit.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 16/05/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart

Notice of decision: 03/04/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


02/04/2024 - Grant acceptance and purchase of accommodation to address gaps in homelessness pathway provision: additional funding

To accept additional grant from the Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities (DLUHC) via the Single Homelessness Accommodation Programme (SHAP) round 5 and the associated grant terms and conditions.

To approve the additional acquisition of a minimum of five properties from the open market within a defined budget and to allow officers, following appropriate consultation and due diligence, to proceed with the acquisitions.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member adults, health and wellbeing

Decision due date: 16/05/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Tina Wood

Notice of decision: 02/04/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


28/03/2024 - Herefordshire All Age Carers Strategy 2024-2029 (previously known as 'All Age Carers Strategy')

To Approve the All Age Carers Strategy 2024-2029 for Herefordshire

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 18/07/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: John Burgess

Notice of decision: 28/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


25/03/2024 - Traffic Signal Obsolescence Grant and Green Light Fund

To accept and approve spend of £41,427.53 of Department for Transport Traffic Signal Obsolescence Grant (TSOG) grant funding, to upgrade traffic signal systems, replacing unreliable and obsolete equipment to improve reliability.

To accept and approve spend of £500,000.00 of Department for Transport Green Light Fund (GLF) grant funding, to tune up traffic signals to better reflect current traffic conditions and get traffic flowing.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member roads and regulatory services

Decision due date: 25/04/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Ed Bradford

Notice of decision: 25/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


18/03/2024 - Internal Audit Update Report Quarter 4 2023/24

To update members on the progress of internal audit work and to bring to their attention any key internal control issues arising from work recently completed.

To assure the committee that action is being taken on risk related issues identified by internal audit. This is monitored through acceptance of agreed management actions and progress updates in implementing the action plans. In addition, occasions where audit actions not accepted by management are documented if it is considered that the course of action proposed by management presents a risk in terms of the effectiveness of or compliance with the council’s control environment.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 26/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart, Jenny Preece

Notice of decision: 18/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt  - view reasons


15/03/2024 - External auditor's draft annual plan 2023/24

To review and agree the external auditor's draft plan for 2023/24.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 26/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart, Judith Tranmer

Notice of decision: 15/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/03/2024 - Work Programme 2024/25

To consider the draft work programme for the Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee for the municipal year 2024/25.

Decision Maker: Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 25/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Danial Webb

Notice of decision: 15/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/03/2024 - Managing risk across the council

To consider the report outlining how the council currently manages risk and note any opportunities for improvement

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 26/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Jenny Preece

Notice of decision: 15/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/03/2024 - Internal Audit Planning Paper 2024/25

To introduce the concept of a rolling audit plan for 2024/25 to the Audit and Governance Committee for discussion and approval.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 26/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart, Jenny Preece

Notice of decision: 15/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


14/03/2024 - Update on outcomes of Care Quality Commission Inspection of Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust

Herefordshire and Worcestershire Health and Care NHS Trust on actions taken and progress made to address concerns raised by the Care Quality Commission (CQC), highlighted through their Well Led inspection.

Decision Maker: Health, Care and Wellbeing Scrutiny Committee

Decision due date: 25/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Danial Webb

Notice of decision: 14/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


13/03/2024 - Statutory accounts 2023/24 progress, accounting policies and estimates

To update the committee on the progress towards the 2023/24 Statutory accounts, including an overview of the accounting policies and estimates.

Decision Maker: Audit and Governance Committee

Decision due date: 26/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Rachael Hart, Judith Tranmer

Notice of decision: 13/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


11/03/2024 - Hoople Ltd

The purpose of this report is to provide Scrutiny Management Board with a presentation which sets out the arrangements between Herefordshire Council and Hoople Ltd.

Decision Maker: Scrutiny Management Board

Decision due date: 19/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Simon Cann

Notice of decision: 11/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/03/2024 - Household Support Fund 5

To accept the Household Support Fund allocation from the Department of Work and Pensions for the 2024/25 financial year and to approve the local eligibility approach for allocation of the funding for the Household Support Fund.

Decision Maker: Cabinet member finance and corporate services

Decision due date: 15/05/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Emily Lowe, William Merriman, Nikki Stroud

Notice of decision: 07/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Open


07/03/2024 - Herefordshire SACRE Agreed Syllabus Review 2024

The Herefordshire Agreed Syllabus for RE runs from 2020-2025. It is a legal requirement for Local Authorities to review its syllabus every five years.

Decision Maker: Standing Advisory Council for Religious Education (SACRE)

Decision due date: 15/03/2024

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Henry Merricks-Murgatroyd

Notice of decision: 07/03/2024

Anticipated restriction: Part exempt