23/05/2022 - Repairs and Maintenance Service Improvement

To seek Cabinet approval for a range of proposals to improve the repairs and maintenance service, and wider related construction services, provided by the Council.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 21/06/2022

Lead officer: Kevin Scarlett

Notice of decision: 23/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2022 - Annual Leave

For Cabinet to approve the implementation of enhanced annual leave.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 21/06/2022

Lead officer: Caroline Judson

Notice of decision: 23/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This matter will be dealt with during the private part of the meeting. This matter is considered to be commercially confidential and contains exempt information, as detailed below:

1. The report will contain “exempt” information which falls within paragraph 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 “Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person including the authority holding the information; and

2. In relation to the “exempt” information, it has been determined that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because of the serious consequences for the authority and others if the information should come into the public domain.


23/05/2022 - Shared Ownership & Flexible Tenure Policy

Gateshead Council is delivering 8 new build homes at Whitley Court through a shared ownership model. A Shared Ownership & Flexible Tenure Policy is required to deliver this shared ownership tenure type and to satisfy Homes England's grant conditions.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 21/06/2022

Lead officer: Luke Wrigley

Notice of decision: 23/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2022 - Gateshead International Stadium

For Cabinet to approve

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 21/06/2022

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Lead officer: Chris Strong

Notice of decision: 23/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2022 - Capital Programme and Prudential Indicators 2021/22 – Year End Outturn

To provide a breakdown of the 2021/22 Capital Programme, the proposed financing of the Capital Programme and the impact of CIPFA’s Prudential Code on the capital programme and the monitoring of performance against the statutory Prudential Indicators.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 21/06/2022

Lead officer: Clare Tait

Notice of decision: 23/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2022 - Adult Social Care Annual Reports on Services Complaints, Compliments and Representations April 2021 to March 2022 Children and Families Annual Reports on Services Complaints, Compliments and Representations April 2021 to March 2022

To report on the number and type of complaints and representations received by Adult Services between
April 2021 to March 2022

To report on the number and type of complaints and representations received by Children’s Services between
April 2021 to March 2022

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 21/06/2022

Lead officer: Michelle Turnbull, Lynn Wilson

Notice of decision: 23/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2022 - Treasury Annual Report 2021/22

To recommend to Council the Treasury Annual Report, which details the performance of Treasury Management during 2021/22.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/07/2022

Lead officer: John Chirnside

Notice of decision: 23/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2022 - Revenue Outturn 2021/22

To outline the Council’s revenue outturn position for the financial year 2021/22 and agree the appropriations to and from earmarked reserves.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 21/06/2022

Lead officer: Jill Bradley

Notice of decision: 23/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2022 - Climate Emergency Strategy

To recommend to full Council the adoption of the Climate Strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 13/09/2022

Lead officer: Anita Coleman, Anneliese Hutchinson

Notice of decision: 23/05/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2022 - Keelman Homes Position Update

To inform Cabinet of changes to Keelman Homes and to seek approval from Cabinet on next steps

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 21/06/2022

Lead officer: Amanda Reed

Notice of decision: 25/04/2022

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
This matter will be dealt with during the private part of the meeting. This matter is considered to be commercially confidential and contains exempt information, as detailed below:

1. The report will contain “exempt” information which falls within paragraph 3 of part 1 of schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 “Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person including the authority holding the information; and

2. In relation to the “exempt” information, it has been determined that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information because of the serious consequences for the authority and others if the information should come into the public domain.


23/05/2022 - Metering and billing provision for power at Barford and Stretford Courts

To seek approval for changes to the way in which the council contracts with the metering and billing provider for Barford and Stretford Courts as part of the HEIGHTs scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 21/06/2022

Lead officer: Nathaniel Docherty

Notice of decision: 25/04/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/05/2022 - Appointment of new public analyst

For Cabinet to appoint a new public analyst for Gateshead Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/07/2022

Lead officer: Nathaniel Docherty

Notice of decision: 21/02/2022

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/12/2021 - Review of the Council’s Hackney Carriage and Private Hire Policy and Conditions 2022

For Cabinet to recommend a consultation draft and give approval for consultation process.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 19/07/2022

Lead officer: Elaine Rudman

Notice of decision: 23/12/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open