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No. Item

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


Whitley Library

Items for Consideration in Public Session


Chair's Announcements


Declarations of Interest


Minutes pdf icon PDF 150 KB

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Petitions and Questions pdf icon PDF 55 KB

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



Decision Books pdf icon PDF 104 KB


Council Recovery Programme - Coronavirus Pandemic pdf icon PDF 276 KB

This report outlines the Council’s approach to the Recovery phase of the Coronavirus (Covid-19) Pandemic.

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2019/20 Quarter 4 Performance Report pdf icon PDF 338 KB

This report sets out the provisional revenue and capital outturn positions for the Council’s General Fund and Housing Revenue Account for 2019/20.

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COVID-19 - Financial Implications pdf icon PDF 302 KB

This report sets out the projected financial impact of Covid-19 on the Council’s revenue and capital budgets up to 31 March 2021.


Whitley Library pdf icon PDF 234 KB

This report advises the Committee of the outcome of a marketing exercise to dispose of the freehold of Whitley Library and seeks authority to dispose of the freehold interest on the terms set out in the report.

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New Emergency Duty Service Contract - Social Care and Homeless Provision pdf icon PDF 243 KB

This report seeks approval to enter into a joint arrangement with Bracknell Forest Borough Council to supply the out of hours Emergency Duty Service for Reading.


ICT Future Operating Model Business Case pdf icon PDF 503 KB

This report presents the Outline Business Case for the ICT Future Operating Model and seeks approval of the recommended option and authority to proceed with procurement and implementation.

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Online Meeting Protocols - Audit & Governance Committee and Traffic Management Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 164 KB

This report sets out further arrangements to enable additional Council meetings to take place online during the current Covid-19 pandemic.

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Annual Safeguarding Report 2018/19 pdf icon PDF 158 KB

To present the West of Berkshire Safeguarding Report, which provides a current overview of safeguarding in Reading and the wider local area.

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