Decision details

Annual appointments to Cabinet informal groups and fora 21/22

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No



(CAB3298 and Addendum)


Cabinet noted that nominations for the various appointments had been received prior to the meeting and were displayed for those present at the meeting (and subsequently published as an Addendum to the report).  The Leader reported additional nominations for the Station Approach Open Forum as follows: Councillors Tod, Westwood and Tippett-Cooper.


At the invitation of the Leader, Councillor Horrill addressed the meeting as summarised briefly below:

Welcomed the nominations for the Station Approach Open Forum and queried whether there were any current plans for the Forum to meet?


The Leader responded that there were no current plans but it was intended that the Forum would be appointed in order that it could meet when next required.


Cabinet agreed to the following for the reasons set out in the report and addendum and outlined above.




1.         That the following appointments to Fora and other informal groups be made for the 2021/22 Municipal Year:


(i)            Local Plan Advisory Group – Councillors Gordon-Smith (Chair),

Brook, Clear, Edwards, Evans, Horrill and Thompson.


(ii)          Strategic Asset Purchase Scheme Board

Leader and Portfolio Holders with responsibility for Finance; Estates; and Business (Councillors Thompson, Cutler, Learney and Tod)

Finance Manager (Capital & Treasury), Corporate Head of Housing, Corporate Head of Asset Management, Strategic Director: Place and Section 151 Officer – final approver of the purchase.


(iii)         Treasury Investment Group

Cabinet Member with responsibility for Finance (Councillor Cutler) and Councillor Thompson (from Cabinet).  Councillor Power (Chair of Audit & Governance Committee), Councillor Laming (member of Audit & Governance Committee) and Councillor Miller (Shadow Cabinet Member).

Finance Manager (Capital and Treasury)
(The Section 151 Officer, as final decision maker, would not be a member of the TIG).


(iv)         Kings Barton Forum

Councillors: Rutter (Chair), Cramoysan, Cunningham, Godfrey, Horrill, Learney, Prince and Weir (Deputy: Warwick).


(v)          West of Waterlooville Forum

Councillors: Clear (Chair), Brook, Cutler and Read (Deputies: Evans and Weston)


(vi)         North Whiteley Development Forum

Councillors: Bentote (Chair), Evans, Fern, McLean, Miller and Pearson (Deputy: Gemmell)


(vii)       Central Winchester Regeneration Open Forum

Councillors Learney (Chair), Edwards, Gordon-Smith, Horrill and Lumby (Deputy: Isaacs)

(viii)       Station Approach Open Forum

Councillors Tod (Chair), Godfrey, Miller, Tippett-Cooper and Westwood

(ix)         Winchester Sports and Leisure Park Open Forum

Councillors Clear (Chair), Cook, Cramoysan, Laming and Lumby


Report author: Nancy Graham

Publication date: 25/05/2021

Date of decision: 25/05/2021

Decided at meeting: 25/05/2021 - Cabinet

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