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Conservative Group Alternative Corporate Strategy 2021/22

Meeting: 16/11/2021 - Council (Item 83)

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The Leader of the Opposition, Councillor Martin Boardman, presented the Conservative Group’s Alternative Corporate Strategy.


The strategy is guided by five key themes:

·                Delivering the best services

·                Community wellbeing and the vulnerable

·                Protecting the environment

·                Growing our economy

·                Sustainable homes for all


The strategy also establishes a set of values and behaviours.

·                Excellence: working together to provide the best services possible.

·                Innovative: aspiring and leading in all we do.

·                Value for money: combining cost, quality, and sustainable to meet residents’ requirements.

·                Accountable: willingness to accept responsibility.

·                Respect: treating people fairly and being open and honest whilst leading by example


Members debated the Alternative Corporate Strategy including any plans regarding carbon neutrality and any specific projects proposed within the Alternative Corporate Strategy. 


In response to a query from Councillor Alan Cullens regarding the use of facilities at Clayton Green Councillor Bev Murray, Executive Member (Early Intervention), requested further details following the meeting in order to provide a response.


Members debated the extension of time for planning applications to be determined, dropped call rates and the potential to work with partners rural skills funding.


The Executive Leader, Councillor Alistair Bradley proposed and the Executive Member (Resources), Councillor Peter Wilson seconded the (majority) Decision That the Corporate Strategy 2021/22 – 2023/24 be approved.