Issue details

Cabinet Commission Conclusions

This report seeks to update Cabinet on the significant progress made by the Cabinet Commission presenting a Strategic Business Case (SBCO) for progressing river restoration and to seek authorisation to further develop an Outline Business Case (OBC) for submission to DEFRA and Welsh Government for a Phosphate Trading Scheme, encompassed by a binding legal agreement, which has the potential to lead to further steps including a Water Protection Zone in the event that nutrient reduction targets are not met by means of the voluntary scheme.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 15/02/2023

Decision due: 2 March 2023 by Cabinet

Lead member: Cabinet member finance, corporate services and planning

Lead director: Corporate Director – Economy & Environment

Department: Economy and Environment

Contact: Ben Boswell, Head of environment, climate emergency and waste services Email: Tel: 01432 261930.


Agenda items


  • Cabinet Commission Prospectus for our River Restoration