Decisions

Use the search options below to find information regarding recent decisions that have been taken by the council’s decision making bodies.

Alternatively you can visit the officer decisions page for information on decisions that have been taken by council officers through the Decision Book.

A searchable Minutes Library for meetings up to December 2018 is also available on our main website.

Decisions published

25/03/2020 - 587 Decision Book Procedure ref: 400    Recommendations Approved

Decisions set out in the book have been made under delegated powers by the Chief Executive, Corporate Directors or the Chief Finance Officer and Monitoring Officer, in consultation either with the relevant committee or Lead Councillor.

The Decision Book process has been altered to suspend the current Councillors’ call-in arrangements within the 10-day period after its publication and replace it with the ability during that period for three Councillors to request a retrospective review of the decision in writing to the Head of Legal and Democratic Services.

The decision book can be accessed on the Council’s website – www.reading.gov.uk/decisionbooks.

The officer reports accompanying the decisions are attached.
Contact: Richard Woodford Committee Services

Tel: 0118 937 2332
e-mail: richard.woodford@reading.gov.uk


Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 25/03/2020

Effective from: 25/03/2020

Decision:

This report sets out the decision to amend the Decision Book process as set out in Appendix A to the report, which include specific changes to disapply the current councillors’ call-in arrangements within the 10-day period after its publication and replace it with the ability to seek a review of the decision retrospectively, and to keep the changes in force temporarily during the ongoing Covid-19 situation, taking into account Government advice and restrictions on public gatherings.

It is the decision of the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council.

Lead officer: Richard Woodford


25/03/2020 - 587 Council Response to Coronavirus Pandemic ref: 399    Recommendations Approved

Decisions set out in the book have been made under delegated powers by the Chief Executive, Corporate Directors or the Chief Finance Officer and Monitoring Officer, in consultation either with the relevant committee or Lead Councillor.

The Decision Book process has been altered to suspend the current Councillors’ call-in arrangements within the 10-day period after its publication and replace it with the ability during that period for three Councillors to request a retrospective review of the decision in writing to the Head of Legal and Democratic Services.

The decision book can be accessed on the Council’s website – www.reading.gov.uk/decisionbooks.

The officer reports accompanying the decisions are attached.
Contact: Richard Woodford Committee Services
Tel: 0118 937 2332
e-mail: richard.woodford@reading.gov.uk

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision published: 25/03/2020

Effective from: 25/03/2020

Decision:

This report sets out the decision to implement the three point Strategic Framework and underlying principles set out in Appendix 2 of the report in order to focus and guide the Council’s response to the current Coronavirus Pandemic and the Interim Governance arrangements as set out in Appendix 3, which is attached to the report.

It is the decision of the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council.

Lead officer: Richard Woodford