Council meetings

Decision details

Budget Cuts

Decision Maker: Mayor and Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


Having considered an officer report, and presentations by the Cabinet

Member for Finance and Resources, Councillor Amanda De Ryk, the Chair of

the Public Accounts Select Committee, Councillor Pat Codd and by Dr Tony

O’Sullivan of the Save Lewisham Hospital Campaign, the Mayor and Cabinet

agreed in a recorded vote that:


(1)  following a review the cuts proposals presented in Section 7 and

Appendices 2 to 7, totalling £12.965m, the following proposals be



(2)  Authorise officers to carry out consultations where staff consultation

is necessary in relation to proposals: A-09, A-11, A-13, C-10, C-11,

C-30, and F-15A and delegate the decision to the relevant

Executive Director for the service concerned.


(3)  Authorise officers to carry out consultations where public

consultation is necessary in relation to proposals:, B-11, C-12, C-

13, C-15, C-22, C-26, C-28, F-20, F-22 and F-24, and ask officers

to report back to the Mayor with the outcome, for a decision to be

made. This includes the proposal on NHS CAMHS with work to be

done on a contingency arrangement alongside the consultation, and

brought forward in a future report to Mayor and Cabinet.


(4)  Agree that where no consultation is required, agree the following

proposals: A-01A, A-10, A-12, A-14, A-16, A-17, A-18, B-12, B-13,

C-09, C-14, C-16, C-17, C-21, C-23, C-24, C-29, D-09, E-01A, E-

08A, E-11, F-19, F-21, and F-23


(2) the comments of the Public Accounts Select Committee of the 2 February

2021 incorporating the views of the respective select committees be received

and the tabled response be endorsed for reporting to the Select Committee;



Publication date: 04/02/2021

Date of decision: 03/02/2021

Decided at meeting: 03/02/2021 - Mayor and Cabinet

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