26/04/2021 - Housing Compliance and Transformation Contract

To seek Cabinet approval for an exception of Contract Procedure Rules to facilitate the award of a contract for the provision of specialist external housing compliance and service improvement short-term capacity and support.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Kevin Scarlett

Notice of decision: 26/04/2021

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.


26/04/2021 - Settlement of claim against the Council

To inform Cabinet of a decision made urgently under delegated powers

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Tim Briton

Notice of decision: 26/04/2021

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:

The report relates to the settlement of prospective litigation, and contains information in respect of which a claim to legal professional privilege could be maintained in legal proceedings


26/04/2021 - Economic Development Strategy

To seek approval to consult on the draft economic development strategy

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Peter Udall

Notice of decision: 26/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2021 - UK Community Renewal Fund

To seek approval from Cabinet for the Council, as ‘lead authority’, to invite, appraise and submit bids to MHCLG for the UK Community Renewal Fund and seek a delegation to agree the terms of contracts

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Andrew J Marshall

Notice of decision: 26/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2021 - Intermediate Care Proposals - River View

To seek approval to an increase in the acquisition cost of the proposed new Intermediate Care Centre (known as River View),

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Steven Hayles

Notice of decision: 26/04/2021

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.


26/04/2021 - Local Transport Plan Capital Update

The report provides a summary of funding sources for the Local Transport Plan capital programme and of any changes to the indicative programme or budgets agreed by Cabinet in January 2021.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Andrew Haysey

Notice of decision: 26/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2021 - Review of the Council's Constitution

Cabinet will be asked to recommend Council to agree proposed amendments to the Council's constitution.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Michael Aynsley

Notice of decision: 26/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2021 - Care Leavers Covenant

To inform Cabinet of the Care Leavers Covenant and to further develop the work with Spectra First, to benefit Gateshead's Care Leavers by becoming a trailblazer Local Authority

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Andrea Houlahan

Notice of decision: 26/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2021 - Procurement and Contracts Report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Janine Copeland

Notice of decision: 26/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2021 - Proposals for Corporate Parenting Arrangements

To consider and approve the proposals for corporate parenting arrangements

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Andrea Houlahan

Notice of decision: 26/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


26/04/2021 - Contract Award for District Energy Extensionss

To award construction contracts for the installation of district heat networks and to approve connection agreements and ongoing energy supply contracts heat and power to Council buildings, to deliver Public Sector Decarbonisation Scheme

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Jim Gillon

Notice of decision: 23/02/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/03/2021 - Direct award of contract for young people's drug and alcohol treatment service

Cabinet is asked to agree a direct award to the current provider for the young people’s drug and alcohol treatment service.

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 20/04/2021

Lead officer: Moira Richardson

Notice of decision: 12/04/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open


23/03/2021 - ASC Charging Policy – Change to the Disability Related Expenditure Allowance Proposal

To inform Cabinet of the outcome of the consultation regarding the Disability Related Expenditure Budget Proposal

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision due date: 25/05/2021

Lead officer: Steph Downey

Notice of decision: 23/03/2021

Anticipated restriction: Open