Agenda and minutes

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 564 KB

To confirm as a correct record the Minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 7 January 2020.


The Minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 7 January 2020 were confirmed as a correct record and signed by the Chairman.



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


The Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Councillor Law, informed Members that she had written to Kevin Foster MP, seeking clarification regarding Brexit plans to disregard a government pledge to protect child refugees in Europe seeking to reunite with family in the UK.


The Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration, Tourism and Housing, Councillor Long, advised Members that a consultation event on the Housing Strategy was being held at the Foyer on Monday, 27 January at 9 am.  Councillor Long also advised that the first meeting of the Town Deal Board had been held.


The Cabinet Member for Infrastructure, Environment and Culture, Councillor Morey, provided an update on Ash Dieback highlighting that over the next two years between 1,000 to 2,000 trees on Council owned land would need to be removed.  Work was ongoing with partners on the Devon Ash Dieback Resilience Forum to look into external funding streams to help plant new trees.


The Leader of the Council, Councillor Steve Darling, referred to a meeting held with the Chief Executive and Leader of South Hams District Council discussing challenges and opportunities where the two authorities could work together.  The Leader of the Council also raised the challenges Torbay faced with the new Chairman of the Heart of the South West Local Enterprise Partnership, Karl Tucker.


Matters for Consideration


The Cabinet considered the following matter, full details of which (including the Cabinet’s decisions) are set out in the Record of Decision appended to these Minutes.


Great South West Prospectus Securing Our Future pdf icon PDF 668 KB

To consider and endorse the submitted report on the above.

Additional documents:


Integrated Care System Governance in Devon

To consider the submitted report which provides an update in respect of the governance for Integrated Care Systems in Devon.


This item has been deferred.


Proposals for the Adult Social Care Precept

To consider the submitted report on the above.


This item has been withdrawn.


New Investment Opportunities

To consider potential investment opportunities.


There were no new Investment Opportunities.


New Economic Growth Fund Opportunities

To consider any new Economic Growth Fund investment opportunities.


There were no new Economic Growth Fund Opportunities.


Update on Existing Investments

To receive an update on existing investments.


There was no update at this time.