Forward Plan

Cabinet's Forward Plan sets out all the matters that are likely to be the subject of a key decision by the Council's Cabinet during the following four month period. Should a Key Decision not be included on the Forward Plan for four months the item will include a 'reason for late inclusion'.

A key decision is an executive decision, which, is significant in terms of its impact on the community or could result in significant expenditure or savings to the Council.

The Forward Plan is updated on a monthly basis and contains the following information about each key decision:

  • reference number
  • relevant department
  • contact details
  • brief description of decision to be taken
  • date to be considered by Cabinet
  • deferral history
  • date to be considered by Council
  • documents to be submitted
  • proposed consultees
  • consultation method
  • reason for late inclusion (if appropriate)
  • relevant Scrutiny Committee and Chair

You can make representations or obtain relevant documents by contacting the appropriate officer or Cabinet Member mentioned in the relevant Forward Plan or by contacting

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Reference Number Item Action Date to Cabinet Date to Council Contact Status
0711 Annual Procurement Plan 2016/17 Approval 11 October 2016 Sarah Hutchinson
01325 405489
0710 Darlington Local Plan 2016/36 Decision 08 November 2016 Valerie Adams
01325 406293
0712 Council Tax Support - Scheme Approval 2017/18 Approval 08 November 2016 Anthony Sandys
01325 406926
0714 Adult Social Care Charging Policies Decision to adopt all three charging policies 08 November 2016 Philip Haselhurst
01325 406737