Cabinet - Monday, 20th May, 2024 6.00 pm

Venue: 0.02 Chamber - Quadrant, The Silverlink North, Cobalt Business Park, North Tyneside, NE27 0BY

Contact: Yvonne Harrison (0191) 643 5320 or email 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from the meeting.


To Receive any Declarations of Interest and Notification of any Dispensations Granted

You are invited to declare any registerable and/or non-registerable interests in matters appearing on the agenda, and the nature of that interest.


You are also invited to disclose any dispensation in relation to any registerable and/or non-registerable interests that have been granted to you in respect of any matters appearing on the agenda.


Please complete the Declarations of Interests card available at the meeting and return it to the Democratic Services Officer before leaving the meeting.




To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 18 March 2024.

Additional documents:


Report of the Young Mayor

To receive a verbal report on the latest activities of the Young

Mayor and Young Cabinet.


Better Care Fund - Approval of the Better Care Fund Plan 2024/25 and Authorisation to Enter Section 75 Partnership Agreement pdf icon PDF 59 KB

This report seeks approval of the draft Better Care Fund Plan for 2024/25 and authorisation for the Director of Adult Services to enter into a partnership agreement under section 75 of the National Health Service Act 2006 (“a section 75 Agreement”) following appropriate consultation.


Additional documents:


Exclusion Resolution

This is to give further notice in accordance with paragraphs 5(4) and 5(5) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012 of the intention to consider items 7, 8 and 9 below in private.


Cabinet is requested to consider passing the following resolution:


Resolved that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act

1972 (as amended) and having applied a public interest test as

defined in Part 3 of Schedule 12A of the Act, the press and public be

excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the

grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act.



Corporate Risk Management Summary Report

Cabinet last considered the Corporate Risk Management Summary Report at its meeting in October 2023.  Since then, the corporate risks have been reviewed in line with the agreed risk management approach.


Cabinet are being asked to note and endorse the latest review of key corporate risks undertaken by the Senior Leadership Team as set out in the Corporate Risk Management Report dated 20 May 2024.




Unified Programme Contract Change Notice

Cabinet are requested to approve the acceptance of the Contract Change Notice and to authorise the Director of Housing and Property Services in consultation with the Director of Resources and the Head of Law to take all necessary steps to implement the Contract Change Notice referred to in the report.



Authority Accommodation Review

As part of the ongoing work on the Authority’s Medium Term Financial Plan (MTFP), the Buildings and Asset Management project considers opportunities to deliver savings in the running costs of our estate, Cabinet are asked to consider the position as set out in the report.


Date and Time of Next Meeting

Monday 24 June 2024 at 6.00pm.