Agenda and minutes

Venue: Meadfoot Room, Town Hall, Castle Circus, Torquay, TQ1 3DR

Contact: Lisa Antrobus 

No. Item



To receive apologies for absence.


An apology for absence was received from the Leader of the Council, Councillor Steve Darling.  In the absence of the Leader of the Council, the Deputy Leader of the Council, Councillor Cowell chaired the meeting.



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


The Cabinet Member for Economic Regeneration, Tourism and Housing, Councillor Long informed Members that voting for the preferred artist for the Agatha Christie artwork had concluded with the winning artist being announced next week.


The Cabinet Member for Infrastructure, Environment and Culture, Councillor Morey provided an update on the waste and recycling services which had been impacted by Covid-19.  Councillor Morey thanked the residents of Torbay for their patience during this challenging period.


The Cabinet Member for Children’s Services, Councillor Law, thanked Sutton Seeds for donating packets of seeds to Torbay’s Looked After Children as part of a project to improve mental health and wellbeing.  Councillor Law also thanked Great Western Railway for providing 50 young people with work experience placements.


Matters for Consideration


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


Listing of the whole of Parkfield as an Asset of Community Value pdf icon PDF 240 KB

To consider a report that details a nomination to list parts of the Parkfield Estate as an Asset of Community Value.

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Award of Contract for the Management of the Torbay Lottery pdf icon PDF 149 KB

To consider a report that seeks to award a contract that is over £50,000.

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Safeguarding Adult Annual Report pdf icon PDF 112 KB

To consider a report on the above.

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Fostering Annual Report 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To consider the Fostering Annual Report which sets out Torbay’s vision for the Fostering Service.

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Report of the Overview and Scrutiny Board - Childcare Sufficiency Report pdf icon PDF 264 KB

To consider the recommendations of the Overview and Scrutiny Board on the Childcare Sufficiency Report and formally respond to the recommendations contained within the submitted report.

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Appointment of Member Champion - Queens Platinum Jubilee pdf icon PDF 198 KB

To consider a report on the appointment of a Member Champion for the Queens Platinum Jubilee.

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