Issue details

Leader's Urgent Decision - Creating A Sovereign LBHF Residents’ Services

This report seeks to further disaggregate Bi-borough residents’ services to better meet the specific needs of H&F citizens. Currently shared services comprise highways and parks, regulatory services, cleaner greener, cultural services and tri-borough Library Services. In order to achieve a sovereign Residents’ Services, it is necessary to serve notice on the section 113 arrangements with the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea (RBKC) and Westminster City Council (WCC).

Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Expenditure more than £100,000;

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Wards affected: (All Wards);

Notice of proposed decision first published: 04/12/2018

This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.

Reason for urgency:
The Council is keen to progress its ambition to ramp up standards and accountability in environment services. These services are currently shared with Kensington & Chelsea (RBKC) and this report seeks authority to progress a sovereign model in light of the failings of the Bi-borough shared service.

Report access: Open;

Report Type: Key Decision;

Decision due: December 2018 by Leader of the Council

Lead member: Cabinet Member for the Environment

Lead director: Director Residents' Services

Department: The Environment department (former Residents'Services)

Contact: Sharon Lea Email: