Wednesday 30 January 2019 10.00 am

Venue: Cabinet Suite - Shire Hall, Gloucester. View directions

Contact: Jo Moore 

No. Item



To note any apologies for absence.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 207 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 19 December 2018 (minutes attached).


Declarations of Interest

To  declare any pecuniary or personal interests relating to specific matters on the agenda.


Please see information note (1) at the end of the agenda



Questions at Cabinet Meetings

Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item.


Written questions


To answer any written questions from a County Councillor, (or any person living or working in the county, or is affected by the work of the County Council), about any matter which relates to any item on the agenda for this meeting.


The closing date for the receipt of written questions is 4.00 pm on Thursday 24 January 2019


Please submit any questions to


A written answer will be provided for each written question and presented to the questioner and to Cabinet Members in advance of the meeting. The questions and answers will be taken as read at the meeting and need not be read out. At the discretion of the Leader of Council, each questioner in attendance at the meeting will be allowed to ask one supplementary question in response to the answer to the original question.


A copy of all written questions and written answers circulated at the meeting will be attached to the signed copy of the minutes of the meeting.


Urgent questions


An urgent written question may be asked by a member of the public about any item on the Cabinet agenda for that meeting which the Chairperson considers could not have been reasonably submitted by the deadline for the receipt of written questions, provided he or she gives notice of the question to the Chief Executive by 12 noon the day before the meeting.

Key Decisions


Recommendations to Council - Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) and Council Strategy 2019-20 to 2020-2021 pdf icon PDF 343 KB

To seek approval of recommendations to Council on the Council Strategy, Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS), and final Revenue and Capital Budget 2019-20.


Supporting Documents: -


Appendix 1      Council Strategy

            Appendix 2      Medium Term Financial Strategy (MTFS)

            Appendix 3      Budget Consultation Report

            Appendix 4      Scrutiny Management Committee Budget Report (to follow)

            Appendix 5      Due Regard Statement (to follow)


The decision will take into account the outcomes of the recent formal budget consultation and report of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee, (following approval by the Scrutiny Management Committee on 23 January 2019).


Cllr Patrick Molyneux, (Chairman of the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee), to present the Overview and Scrutiny Management Committee’s observations and budget priority recommendations.




Additional documents:


Financial Monitoring Report 2018-19 pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To provide an update on the year-end forecast for the 2018/19 County Council’s Revenue and Capital Budgets



Sufficiency Strategy - Children's Services pdf icon PDF 140 KB

To review and approve the new three year Sufficiency Strategy for Gloucestershire County Council Children’s Services.  

Additional documents:


Tendering of Services for Homelessness and People in Vulnerable Circumstances pdf icon PDF 147 KB

To seek approval for:

a) The council to act as the lead authority on behalf of public sector organisations in Gloucestershire for the creation of a multi-supplier ‘Open Framework’ Agreement for the provision of services to people in vulnerable circumstances and homeless with complex needs, and,

b) Upon conclusion of the award of the Framework, to use the agreement to award contracts for the provision of Community and Accommodation Based Support Service Contracts.



High Needs pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To seek Cabinet approval of proposed new arrangements for helping children and young people with additional needs.  

Additional documents:


Gloucester South West Bypass – Llanthony Road improvements; compulsory purchase order and ancillary orders pdf icon PDF 108 KB

To seek approval for Cabinet to:

(1) Authorise the making and submission of a Compulsory Purchase Order (CPO) to the Secretary of State to compulsorily acquire all land and rights shown as coloured pink on the plan for plot numbers 1 to 14 (Appendix A), required for the Gloucester South West Bypass (GSWB) Llanthony Road Improvement Scheme

(2) If required, to authorise the making and submission of a Side Road Order to the Secretary of State to make the necessary alterations to the public highways and private means of access affected by the GSWB Llanthony Road Improvement Scheme; and,

(3) Delegate authority to the Lead Commissioner; Highway Authority, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Environment and Planning, to: make any other ancillary orders that might be required to successfully implement the scheme and to undertake the steps necessary to enable the orders identified above to be confirmed and implemented.

Additional documents:


Options for Youth Support Service from 2020 pdf icon PDF 165 KB

To seek Cabinet approval of the procurement options and provision of Youth Support Services following expiry of the current contractual arrangements in March 2020.