The Forward Plan is a list of the council’s key decisions that will be made over the next one to four months. These decisions will be made by either the Cabinet or by officers who have been delegated authority by the Cabinet.The Plan also lists any major non key decisions to be taken by the Cabinet or a Scrutiny Committee.
The Forward Plan is published on the first working day of the month and gives at least 28 days notice of a decision to be taken on any item in the Plan. Where this is not possible the reasons for this will be given.
The Plan includes a short description of the decision to be made; who will make it; when the decision will be taken; details of the planned consultation with local people and other stakeholders; and contact details for further information (including reports and background papers).Exempt Reports The Council is also required to give at least 28 days notice if it wishes to consider any of the reports on the agenda of an Executive meeting (such as Cabinet) in private session. The last column of each item in the Plan will indicate any proposal to consider that item in private session. Should you wish to make any representations in relation to the meeting being held in private for the consideration of any item, please contact firstname.lastname@example.org