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Chair's Announcements


Declarations of Interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 60 KB


Questions pdf icon PDF 61 KB

To receive any petitions from the public and any questions from the public and Councillors.



Decision Book References


Reading Climate Emergency Strategy 2020-25: Endorsement of Draft for Public Consultation pdf icon PDF 69 KB

This report seeks endorsement of the Draft Reading Climate Change Partnership’s ‘Reading Climate Emergency Strategy 2020-25’ for public consultation.

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Council Tax Protocol pdf icon PDF 60 KB

This report proposes that the Council adopt the protocol for the collection of Council Tax arrears produced by Citizens Advice and the Local Government Association.

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Modern Day Slavery Transparency Statement 2019-20 pdf icon PDF 133 KB

This report sets out the Modern Slavery Transparency Statement, as approved by the Adult Social Care, Children’s Services and Education Committee, outlining the approach taken to ensure that modern slavery or human trafficking is not taking place within the Council’s business or supply chain.


ICT Future Operating Model - Progress Update and Approval to Appoint Design & Transition Partner pdf icon PDF 59 KB

This report sets out the proposed approach to the design and implementation of the ICT Future Operating Model and seeks authority to enter into a contract with a Design and Transition Partner.


2019-20 Quarter 3 Performance Monitoring Report pdf icon PDF 101 KB

This report sets out the projected revenue and capital outturn positions for 2019/20 for both the General Fund and the Housing Revenue Accounts as at the end of December 2019 (Quarter 3), as well as performance for the third quarter against the measures of success published in the Council’s Corporate Plan.

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Item to be considered by the Committee acting as Sole Member of Brighter Futures for Children


Brighter Futures For Children 2020/21 Business Plan pdf icon PDF 67 KB

This report asks the Committee, in its capacity as sole member for Brighter Futures for Children Limited, to agree the Company Business Plan for the 2020/21 financial year.

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Items for Consideration in Closed Session


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion will be moved by the Chair:


“That, pursuant to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended) members of the press and public be excluded during consideration of the following items on the agenda, as it is likely that there would be disclosure of exempt information as defined in the relevant Paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of that Act”



Declarations of Interest for Closed Session Items

Item to be considered by the Committee acting as Shareholder of Reading Transport Limited


Shareholder Report