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Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Member nominated to attend the meeting in place of a Member of the Committee.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Representations

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, with each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any matter on the Agenda or within the remit of the Committee.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 131 KB

Of the meeting held on 4th July 2022 to be approved and signed.


Minutes of Income Generation Sub-Committee pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting held on 15th June 2022.


Quarter 1 Financial Monitoring Report 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 474 KB

1.   That the Committee reviews the financial monitoring details including budget variances and performance indicators for the 1st quarter ended 30th June 2022; and


2.   That the Committee approves the write-offs of Council Tax and Business Rates for the quarter.


(Report to follow)

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Quarter 1 Performance Report for 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 190 KB

That the Policy and Resources Committee notes the Council’s Quarter 1 performance for 2022/23.


(Report to follow)

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Use of Managing Director's Urgency Powers pdf icon PDF 225 KB

To note the use of urgency powers to:


(1)   implement a scheme for the provision of free school meals during summer holidays 2022; and


(2)   implement a scheme for defraying remaining discretionary business grant funding.


Working Carers Policy pdf icon PDF 200 KB

That the Committee approves the new Working Carers Policy set out in Appendix 1.

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Appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 122 KB

That the Committee agree the appointment of a Trustee to Worcester Consolidated Municipal Charities and confirms the term of that appointment.


Appointment of Armed Forces Champion pdf icon PDF 199 KB

That the Committee appoint a Member Champion for Armed Forces.

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Decisions of Other Policy Committees pdf icon PDF 220 KB

To ratify any decisions taken by other Policy Committees where necessary due to informal meeting arrangements.


The Arches - Worcester: Variation to Lease to 54-56 Foregate Street pdf icon PDF 676 KB

That the Committee:


1.     approves a variation to the lease of 54, 55 and 56 Foregate Street on the terms set out in the private report in support of The Arches – Worcester project; and


2.     delegates authority to the Corporate Director - Finance and Resources and the Corporate Director – Planning and Governance in consultation with the Chair and Vice Chairs of the Committee to conclude negotiations and enter into all necessary legal agreements to complete the proposed variations and related works.


Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chair is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.




Items Involving the Disclosure of Exempt Information

The Committee is invited to pass the following resolution:-


That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of information as defined in Schedule 12A of the said Act.


The Arches - Worcester: Variation to Lease to 54-56 Foregate Street

To note the terms of the proposal from Arch Co. The appendix is confidential as it contains business information relating to a third party.