Decision details

SUBSCRIPTIONS/AFFILIATIONS FOR EXTERNAL ORGANISATIONS 2019/20

Decision Maker: Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

A decision is required to authorise the major corporate subscriptions /affiliations and grant contributions, as these subscriptions are renewed on an annual basis.

 

Reasons for Urgency:

The deadline for a formal response to London Borough grants scheme 2019/20 is required by 18 January 2019/20.

 

Decision:

That the Leader delegates authority to renew the annual subscriptions to the London Councils, Local Government Association and the London Boroughs Grants Scheme to the Strategic Director, Finance and Governance in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial.

Reasons for the decision:

A decision is required to authorise the major corporate subscriptions/affiliations and grant contributions, as these subscriptions are renewed on an annual basis it is appropriate that the Strategic Director of Finance and Governance is delegated authority to confirm each renewal each year having consulted with the Cabinet Member for Finance and Commercial.

Alternative options considered:

The rationale for continuing the subscriptions to London Councils and the Local Government Association are based on the benefits of continuing membership of these organisations as expanded on in Appendix 2.

 

Urgent item?: Yes

Publication date: 30/01/2019

Date of decision: 29/01/2019

Effective from: 04/02/2019

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