15/11/2021 - The North East Joint Transport Committee is developing an Enhanced Partnership with local Councils, Nexus and Bus Operators to assist the bus network across the region in recovery from the pandemic and its future development

The report seeks approval for the Council’s role in this process, and any delegations required for the development and sign-off of the Partnership.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Stuart Corker

Notice of decision: 24/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - VCSE Digital Transformation Fund

To increase the budget for the VCSE Digital Transformation Fund.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Alison Dunn

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

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.


15/11/2021 - Community Renewal Fund - Grant

To seek Cabinet agreement to enter into contract with Department of Levelling Up, Housing and Communities and accept the grant funding

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Narinder Singh

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - Northumbria Groundwater Flooding Project

To seek approval to lead the DEFRA funded groundwater mapping and flood warning project

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Jimmy Young

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - Public Health & Wellbeing Review update

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Natalie Goodman

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy

To seek Cabinet approval for a new Homelessness & Rough Sleeping Strategy; a new Homelessness Charter; and to advise Cabinet on progress with the review of homelessness and allocations services including a recommendation to develop a new Gateshead allocations 'market place'.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Kevin Scarlett

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - Council Tax Support Scheme

To agree a Council Tax Support Scheme for 2022/23

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Marisa Jobling

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - Gateshead Trading Company Impact of Covid-19

This sets out the impact of Covid-19 on Gateshead Trading Company.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Kate Bond

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

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 disclosure would adversely impact the authority’s ability to manage its commercial financial and business affairs."


15/11/2021 - Surplus Declarations Bowling Greens

To seek approval to surplus declarations of
(i) Birtley Town Bowling Green and Pavilion at Durham Road, Birtley (Community Asset Transfer)
(ii) Ferndene Park Bowling Green and Pavilion at Main Road, Ryton (Community Asset Transfer)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Zoe Sharratt

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - Gateshead Highway Asset Management Plan 2018-30

To provide an update on progress with the Council’s Highway Asset Management Plan and to seek cabinet approval to approve the updated targets.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Caroline Shield

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - Mid year update on the transport capital programme covering integrated transport and highway maintenance programmes for the 2021/22 financial year and indicative programmes for 2022/23.

The report provides a summary of funding sources and schemes included in the Local Transport Plan capital programme for 2021/22, as well as proposed integrated transport and maintenance programmes for 2022/23.


Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Caroline Shield

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - Local Nature Recoveries Strategies - LNRS

To seek retrospective approval of the LNRS consultation response submitted to DEFRA/Natural England

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Chris Carr

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - Infrastructure Funding Statement (IFS)

To authorise IFS to be published

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Iain Armstrong

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


15/11/2021 - Gambling Statement of Principles January 2022–January 2025

For Cabinet to consider and approve

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Elaine Rudman

Notice of decision: 15/11/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/10/2021 - Exemplar Neighbourhood Supplementary Planning Document (SPD) and masterplan

To authorise public consultation to take place on above

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/01/2022

Lead officer: Iain Armstrong

Notice of decision: 19/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/10/2021 - Budget Approach 2022/23 to 2024/25

To seek Cabinet approval on the Council’s approach to budget 2022/23 to 2024/25 including a timeline that will support the delivery of the Council’s thrive objectives alongside the increasing financial challenges outlined in the Council’s Medium Term Financial Strategy.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Jill Bradley

Notice of decision: 19/10/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


19/10/2021 - Restructure Commissioning, Quality & Performance Team

To outline proposed new structure and staff implications

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Lynn Wilson

Notice of decision: 20/09/2021

Anticipated restriction: Fully exempt  - view reasons

Explanation of anticipated restriction:
under para 2


17/08/2021 - Transforming Cities Fund

To approve the final business case submission for the Transforming Cities Fund scheme in Gateshead town centre/Quays.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 14/12/2021

Lead officer: Andrew Haysey

Notice of decision: 17/08/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open