The Committee’s membership will be the Cabinet Member for
Community and Housing (Chairperson), plus 2 other Cabinet members
(3 voting members).
In the event of any member of Cabinet not being available for a
meeting of the Cabinet Committee another member of Cabinet may
deputise where no conflict arises.
In addition, it is proposed that the following be invited to attend
and offer views at meetings of the Committee (non-voting):
Four other members: and
Two TACT representatives plus one deputy
To exercise the executive functions set out below in relation to
the Housing Revenue Account and Strategic Housing Services.
To oversee the Council’s Housing revenue account business
plan including the agreed affordable housing development programme
and to ensure the programme achieves appropriate levels of quality
and quantity of housing within the policy and budget framework
approved by Council.
To monitor and oversee the Council’s Housing and Homelessness
strategies and the delivery of associated action plans.
To advise Cabinet on:
Approving the annual Business Plan for the wholly owned Housing
Any other shareholder agreement reserved matter decision.
Approving or adopting the policy and budget framework contained in
the Council Plan, the, Housing Strategy and Annual Housing Revenue
Account budget and Business Plan.
To advise on any changes required to the policy and budget
framework to take account of new legislation.
Whether to approve or modify the policy and budget framework for
the Council’s 10 year Housing Development Programme and the
associated funding requirements from both the Housing Revenue
Account and General Fund, which will be kept under regular
Whether to make changes to the Housing Development policy and
budget framework to take account of new legislation or changes to
the Housing Revenue Account Business Plan.
The operation and performance of wholly or partly Council owned
companies/trading vehicles established to manage housing provision
in the Winchester district.
The detailed list of individual schemes within the Council’s
10 year Housing Development Programme and to keep the Programme
under regular review recommending the addition or deletion of
Whether to approve or modify the Council’s New Homes
Development Strategy and Council House design requirements.
The rental policy for properties provided under the Housing
Housing programmes that contribute to the Council’s Carbon
Any proposals in which the limitations set out below in the
Delegated Matters would be exceeded.
The implementation of approved policies and programmes in
accordance with policy and budget framework approved by Cabinet
and/or Council, subject to such budgetary and other constraints
that Cabinet and/or Council may impose.
Housing Acts including the provision, allocation, improvement,
repair, maintenance and management of dwellings and land.
To agree and authorise any matters in relation to schemes within
the 10 year Housing Development Programme which are in accordance
with the policy and budget framework approved by Cabinet and/or
Council, subject to such budgetary and other constraints set out
below or that Cabinet and/or Council may impose.
To agree changes to the timetable or scheduling of works within the
approved 10 year Housing Development Programme or in cases of
urgency substituting new schemes in place of schemes that will no
longer come forward providing such schemes comply with the agreed
Value for Money criteria for appraisals and the capital and revenue
costs can be met within approved Housing Revenue Account or General
Fund budgets, and within the Council’s approved Prudential
Exercising the powers of Cabinet under the Financial Procedure
Rules in respect of the Housing Revenue Account. in respect of the
Housing Revenue Account.
Exercising the powers of Cabinet under the Contract Procedure Rules
in relation to procurement contracts for works, goods, software or services up to a value of
£2,000,000 or £200,000 per annum, whichever is the
greater: or services up to a value of £2,000,000 or
£200,000 per annum, whichever is the greater:
Approval of price/quality evaluation criteria
Approval of short-listing procedures, short-list selection and
approved lists of contractors, including the authorisation of any
departures from Contract Procedure Rules;
Award of Contract;
Approval of schemes under Financial Procedure Rule 6.4 –
authority to release expenditure for capital schemes;
Approval of final cost for capital schemes under Financial
Procedure Rule 7.4.
To agree any land disposals at best consideration or where the
undervalue does not exceed £100,000. To agree any disposals
at less than best consideration where the undervalue does not
exceed £250,000 provided the matter is not called-in for
review by The Scrutiny Committee.
To review and monitor the Council’s performance and use of
resources in the above areas, including but not restricted to the
implementation of change plans, performance against national and
local performance indicators, and identification of risks and
action taken to mitigate those risks.
The quorum is 2 voting members.