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Policy Committee 9-APR-2018

9 April 2018 at 6.30pm in the Council Chamber

Civic Offices, Bridge Street, Reading RG1 2LU

Committee Administrator(s)

Simon Hill. Contact committee services

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Attachments

pdf icon Agenda [69kb]

pdf icon All papers [1Mb]

Agenda

ItemDescriptionWards affectedReport

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION IN CLOSED SESSION

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"

1.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST FOR CLOSED SESSION ITEM

  
2.

HOUSING BENEFITS/COUNCIL TAX SUPPORT SCHEME - RISK BASED VERIFICATION POLICY 2018/19

Councillor Lovelock / Chief Executive

BOROUGHWIDE 

ITEMS FOR CONSIDERATION IN PUBLIC SESSION

3.

CHAIR'S ANNOUNCEMENTS

  
4.

DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

Councillors to declare any interests they may have in relation to the items for consideration in public session.

  
5.

MINUTES

To confirm the Minutes of the Policy Committee meeting on 12 March 2018.

 pdf icon Minutes [27kb]
6.

PETITIONS AND QUESTIONS

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

 pdf icon Item 6 [27kb]
7.

DECISION BOOK REFERENCES

  
8.

THE HEIGHTS SCHOOL TEMPORARY ACCOMMODATION

Councillor Jones / Director of Children's Services, Education and Early Help

This report sets out a proposal to purchase additional temporary accommodation for The Heights School, currently based at Gosbrook Road, Reading.

CAVERSHAM & MAPLEDURHAMpdf icon Item 8 [561kb]
9.

PUBLIC HEALTH BUDGET 2018/19

Councillor Hoskin / Director of Adult Care and Health Services

This report sets out the proposed Public Health budget for 2018/19, taking into account the national grant reduction (2.5%) and the action the Council will take to manage the reduced allocation in funding.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 9 [314kb]
10.

RESILIENCE CONTRACT FOR REVENUES AND BENEFITS SERVICES

Councillor Lovelock / Chief Executive

This report sets out proposals to enter into a contract for the provision of ongoing resilience and quality checking services for the Revenues and Benefits Service.

BOROUGHWIDEpdf icon Item 10 [43kb]

 

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