Decision details

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Salford City Council - Record of Decision (Cabinet)

I, Tracy Kelly, Statutory Deputy City Mayor, in consultation with the Cabinet and in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution do hereby approve:


  1. Delegated authority to the City Solicitor in consultation with the Executive Director of Place and Deputy City Mayor to take forward and accept the next steps for cost recovery of the Pendleton PFI fire safety further works.

The Reasons are:


The Part 2 report provides a clear strategy and sets parameters for taking forward these next steps.

Options considered and rejected were:



Assessment of Risk:


The source of funding is: Housing Revenue Account

Legal Advice obtained:   The Council has taken advice on next steps from external solicitors and leading counsel. The legal implications are contained within the body of the report.

Financial Advice obtained: There are a number of significant variables at this stage as highlighted within the report, with associated risk levels.

Procurement Advice obtained: N/A

HR Advice obtained: N/A

Climate Change Advice obtained: N/A

The following documents have been used to assist the decision process: N/A

Contact Officer:  Jane Barlow Service Manager Contracts               

Telephone number: Jane Barlow 0161 793 2372

(Please delete from the list below any which are not relevant).

·         This document records a key decision which was included in the Council’s Forward Plan

·         The appropriate scrutiny to call-in the decision is the Growth and Prosperity Scrutiny Panel     


Signed: Councillor Tracy Kelly

Statutory Deputy City Mayor                                                         


Dated: 17.11.23


For Democratic Services use only


This decision was published on 17.11.23                                       

This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on 24.11.23                                                   unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision Making Process Rules.

Publication date: 17/11/2023

Date of decision: 14/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 14/11/2023 - Cabinet

Effective from: 25/11/2023

Accompanying Documents: