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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley

Contact: Philippa Braithwaite  Email:

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Minutes of meeting Thursday, 17 October 2019 of Executive Cabinet pdf icon PDF 91 KB


Declarations of Any Interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda.


If you have a pecuniary interest you must withdraw from the meeting. Normally you should leave the room before the business starts to be discussed. You do, however, have the same right to speak as a member of the public and may remain in the room to enable you to exercise that right and then leave immediately. In either case you must not seek to improperly influence a decision on the matter.


Public Questions

Members of the public who have requested the opportunity to ask a question(s) on an item(s) on the agenda will have three minutes to put their question(s) to the respective Executive Member(s).  Each member of the public will be allowed to ask one short supplementary question. 


Cowling Farm pdf icon PDF 726 KB

To consider and receive the report of the Director (Business, Development and Growth).

Additional documents:


1.    That options 1 and 2 be considered further by officers with greater detail to be provided to Members at another meeting.

2.    To request the Leader to urge Homes England to respond to his recent letter.

3.    To note that Officers will continue to look at the feasibility of delivering residential and a gypsy and traveller (G & T) allocation on the Chorley land rather than employment and a G & T allocation.


Revenue and Capital Budget Monitoring 2019/20 Report 2 pdf icon PDF 180 KB

To consider and receive the report of the Chief Finance Officer.

Additional documents:


1.    To note the full year forecast position for the 2019/20 revenue budget and capital investment programme.

2.    To note the forecast position on the Council's reserves.

3.    Request Council note the capital programme to be delivered in 2019/20 to 2021/22 and to approve the adjustments outlined in the report.


Quarter 2 Performance Report 2019/20 pdf icon PDF 373 KB

To consider and receive the report of the Director (Policy and Governance).


To note the report.


Exclusion of the Public and Press

To consider the exclusion of the press and public for the following items of business on the ground that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972.


By Virtue of Paragraph 3: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


Information is not exempt if it is required to be registered under-

The Companies Act 1985

The Friendly Societies Act 1974

The Friendly Societies Act 1992

The Industrial and Provident Societies Acts 1965 to 1978

The Building Societies Act 1986 (recorded in the public file of any building society, within the meaning of the Act)

The Charities Act 1993

Information is exempt to the extent that, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.


Information is not exempt if it relates to proposed development for which the local planning authority may grant itself planning permission pursuant to Regulation 3 of the Town & Country Planning General Regulations 1992(a).


To exclude the public and press.


Tatton Project

To consider and receive the report of the Director (Business, Development and Growth).

Additional documents:


1.    To approve masterplan Option D for the Tatton Development.

2.    To approve the progression of the further works identified in the report maintaining the professional services of the appointed consultant to progress the next stage of feasibility works.

3.    To acknowledge that the further works will be funded through the remaining One Public Estate Funding, with any deficit being funded through the income generation reserve.


Review of Management Accountancy Service

To consider and receive the report of the Director (Policy and Governance).

Additional documents:


1.    To note the consultation responses given in Appendix 1.

2.    To note the changes to the structure given in original report that was approved at Full Council on 25 October 2019. These changes address some of the issues outlined in the consultation responses.

3.    To approve the final structure for a Shared Management Accountants team.


Review of Financial Systems and Exchequer Service

To consider and receive the report of the Director (Policy and Governance).


To approve the changes to the Financial Systems and Exchequer Services outlined in the report that were approved by Shared Services Joint Committee on 9 September and by Full Council at both Chorley and South Ribble Councils in September 2019. No further changes have been made to the report since this approval was given.


Any urgent business previously agreed with the Chair