Lewisham Council
Council meetings

Agenda and decisions

Venue: Committee room 3

Contact: Timothy Andrew Email: (timothy.andrew@lewisham.gov.uk) 

No. Item


Minutes of the meeting held on 24 September 2019 pdf icon PDF 254 KB


Resolved: that a clarification would be added to the minutes of the meeting on 24 September 2019 regarding the factual position of the budget of the refuse service in previous years. It was also agreed that information would be provided regarding the resourcing of the Council’s internal audit and finance functions.


Declarations of interest pdf icon PDF 201 KB


Responses from Mayor and Cabinet pdf icon PDF 104 KB

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Budget cuts update pdf icon PDF 313 KB


Resolved: that the report be noted, pending a further update to the Committee at the meeting on 16 December 2019. It was also agreed that in advance of the next meeting the Chair of the Committee would provide further direction to officers regarding the content of the report.


Income generation and commercialisation pdf icon PDF 247 KB

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Resolved: a) that the responses from Mayor and Cabinet should be noted; b) that (due to the Director of Human Resources and Organisational Development being unavailable) the update on commercialisation and training would be deferred to the meeting on 16 December; c) the report from CLES on the Council’s approach to social value would be brought the Committee before the end of the financial year.


Adult social care pdf icon PDF 1 MB


Resolved: that the report be noted; that the service should be commended on its successes to date; the Committee believes that – despite the risks and pressures – the service should continue to work on managing costs and on managing demand.


Select Committee work programme pdf icon PDF 274 KB

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Resolved: that the following items would be on the agenda for the Committee’s next meeting – communications and Mayor’s office update; financial forecasts; commercialisation and culture change (the report from the Director of Human resources and Organisational Development).


Referrals to Mayor and Cabinet