Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change


DECISIONS made by the Lead Member for Resources and Climate Change, Councillor Nick Bennett, on 31 March 2022.

++ The Lead Member was not present in person, but took the decisions remotely ++




59.         Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 20 December 2021


59.1     The Lead Member RESOLVED to approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 20 December 2021.




60.         Disclosure of Interests


60.1     There were none.




61.         Urgent items


61.1     There were none.




62.         Reports


62.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.




63.         Any non-exempt urgent items previously notified under agenda item 3


63.1     There were none.




64.         Exclusion of Public and Press


64.1     It was RESOLVED to exclude the public and press for the remaining agenda items on the grounds that if the public and press were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in paragraph 3 of Part 1 of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended), namely information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).




65.         Write off of debts 2021/22


65.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer.




65.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to:

(1) Authorise the writing-off of five debts amounting to £90,968.46 in the Council’s 2021/2022 accounts;

(2) Note that provision is made for bad and doubtful debts; and

(3) Note the positive steps being put in place to make improvements going forward.





65.3     There is no prospect of recovering the five outstanding debts.




66.         Any other exempt items previously notified under agenda item 3


66.1     There were none.