Venue: The meeting will be held in the Town Hall for decision makers, all other interested parties are encouraged to attend remotely via Zoom (meeting joining details can be found on the agenda frontsheet).

Contact: Lisa Antrobus 

No. Item



To receive apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 514 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 7 and 20 April 2021.

Additional documents:


Disclosure of Interests

(a)       To receive declarations of non pecuniary interests in respect of items on this agenda.


For reference: Having declared their non pecuniary interest members may remain in the meeting and speak and, vote on the matter in question. A completed disclosure of interests form should be returned to the Clerk before the conclusion of the meeting.


(b)       To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests in respect of items on this agenda.


For reference: Where a Member has a disclosable pecuniary interest he/she must leave the meeting during consideration of the item. However, the Member may remain in the meeting to make representations, answer questions or give evidence if the public have a right to do so, but having done so the Member must then immediately leave the meeting, may not vote and must not improperly seek to influence the outcome of the matter. A completed disclosure of interests form should be returned to the Clerk before the conclusion of the meeting.


(Please Note: If Members and Officers wish to seek advice on any potential interests they may have, they should contact Governance Support or Legal Services prior to the meeting.)



To receive any communications or announcements from the Leader of the Council.


Urgent Items

To consider any other items the Chairman decides are urgent.


Matters for Consideration


English Riviera Events Strategy pdf icon PDF 296 KB

To consider a report that seeks approval of the English Riviera Events Strategy.

Additional documents:


Turning the Tide on Poverty - Financial Issues pdf icon PDF 241 KB

To consider a report that seeks funding and approval for three initiatives to support both community engagement, the council’s green agenda and turning the tide on poverty.


Council Business Plan 2021/2022 pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To consider a report that seeks approval of the Council Business Plan 2021/022.

Additional documents:


TorVista Business Plan pdf icon PDF 541 KB

To consider a report that seeks approval of the TorVista Business Plan.

Additional documents:


Report of the Overview and Scrutiny Board - Torquay Town Deal and Paignton Future High Street pdf icon PDF 273 KB

To consider the report of the Overview and Scrutiny Board on the Torquay Town Deal and Paignton Future High Street and formally respond to the recommendations contained within the submitted report.

Additional documents:


Urgent Cabinet Decision Taken by the Chief Executive pdf icon PDF 95 KB

To note the submitted report on and urgent Cabinet decision taken by the Chief Executive.

Instructions for the Press and Public for joining the meeting

To meet Covid-19 secure arrangements this meeting will be held via a hybrid system with the actual decision makers e.g. members of the Cabinet and key officers meeting in person, at the Town Hall, Torquay and all other people (this includes people who have registered to speak) attending remotely via Zoom. 


If you are using an iPad you will need to install Zoom which can be found in the App Store.  You do not need to register for an account just install the software.  You only need to install the software once.  For other devices you should just be taken direct to the meeting.

Joining a meeting

Click on the link provided on the agenda above and follow the instructions on screen.  If you are using a telephone, dial the Zoom number provided above and follow the instructions.  (Note: if you are using a landline the call will cost up to 13p per minute and from a mobile between 3p and 55p if the number is not covered by your inclusive minutes.)


You will be placed in a waiting room, when the meeting starts the meeting Host will admit you.  Please note if there are technical issues this might not be at the start time given on the agenda.


Upon entry you will be muted and your video switched off so that only the meeting participants can been seen. When you join the meeting the Host will unmute your microphone, ask you to confirm your name and update your name as either public or press.  Select gallery view if you want see all the participants.


If you have joined the meeting via telephone, your telephone number will appear on screen and will be displayed for all to see until the Host has confirmed your name and then they will rename your telephone number to either public or press.

Meeting Etiquette - things to consider when attending a virtual meeting

·         Background – the meeting is public and people will be able to see what is behind you therefore consider what you will have on display behind you.

·         Camera angle – sit front on, upright with the device in front of you.

·         Who else is in the room – make sure you are in a position where nobody will enter the camera shot who doesn’t want to appear in the public meeting.

·         Background noise – try where possible to minimise background noise.

·         Aim to join the meeting 15 minutes before it is due to start.