Darlington Library Service

Reference Number: 0729
Department: Neighbourhood Services and Resources
Date Added: 21 February 2017
Last Updated: 21 February 2017

Contact Officer Details

Name: Luke Swinhoe
Email: Luke.Swinhoe@darlington.gov.uk
Telephone: 01325 405490

Lead Scrutiny Committee and Chair:

Committee: Place scrutiny committee
Scrutiny Chair: Councillor Carson
Email: Bob.Carson@darlington.gov.uk
Lead Officer: Dawn Taylor
Lead Officer Email: Dawn.Taylor@darlington.gov.uk

Relevant Cabinet Members

Name Email Portfolio
Nick Wallis nick.wallis@darlington.gov.uk Leisure and Local Environment Portfolio

Description of Decision to be Taken:

For decisions to be made about the Library Service in Darlington. For the Library Plan for 2017 – 2021 and capital allocation to be agreed for referral to Council.

Action: Library Service Decisions
Date to be considered by Cabinet: 07 March 2017
Date to be considered by Council: 23 March 2017
Deferred: No
Deferral History:

Reason for late inclusion:

The proposals were previously considered by Cabinet on 17 January 2017 but for procedural reasons need to go back to the next available Cabinet. Delay will cause further uncertainty and have adverse financial and other implications. Earlier inclusion was impracticable - the decision to go back to Cabinet has only just been made.

Added to the plan in accordance with:

General Exception Rule: Yes

Other Details

Affected Wards: All Wards
Documents to be submitted: Report
Proposed Consultees: The general public have been consulted on the library proposals. The Chair of Place Scrutiny Committee and the Chair of Efficiency and Resources Scrutiny Committee have both been advised of the intention to go back to Cabinet on the 7 March 2017.
Consultation Method: Meetings