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Decisions

In accordance with the constitution, the council publishes decisions taken by the City Mayor, Deputy City Mayors and Lead Members. Use the search options at the bottom of the page to find information regarding decisions taken at executive meetings after 24 January 2017.

Details of previous decisions are available as follows:

Officer decisions are not subject to call-in, however during the period of five working days from the publication of a decision taken by the City Mayor, Deputy City Mayors or a Lead Member, a request to 'call-in' a decision may be made by either:

Requests for call-in are only used in exceptional circumstances and if a decision is not called-in, it becomes effective at 4pm on the fifth working day following publication.

Decisions published

08/09/2021 - Aspire (CIC) Contract - VAT Impact and Options - Judd Skelton ref: 931    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Adult Commissioning Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2021 - Adult Commissioning Committee

Decision published: 16/09/2021

Effective from: 24/09/2021

Decision:

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor John Merry, Deputy City Mayor and Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby approve the novation of the contract held between Salford Royal Foundation Trust as the contracting organisation and Aspire (CIC) as the provider organisation, to Salford City Council as contracting organization

 

The reasons are:

To mitigate the VAT risk to SRFT in holding the contracting organisation role

 

Options considered and rejected were:

·       To retain the current arrangements.

·       For Salford City Council to contract with Salford Royal Foundation Trust and then sub-contract with Aspire CIC

 

Assessment of risk:

Medium – VAT pressure of £470k

 

The source of funding is:

The Integrated Health and Care Fund (Pooled Budget)

 

Legal advice obtained:

Yes – Shared Legal Services

 

Financial advice obtained:

Yes – Salford City Council Finance

 

Procurement advice obtained:

Yes – Salford City Council Procurement

 

HR advice obtained:

Not applicable

 

Climate change advice obtained:

Not applicable

 

The following documents have been used to assist the decision-making process:

Report – Aspire (CIC) Contract – VAT Impact and Options

 

Contact Officer: Paul Walsh                             Tel no: 0161 793 2202                          

 

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed:         Councillor John Merry CBE          Dated:16th September 2021                 

Deputy City Mayor and Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

This decision was published on 16th September 2021.                                       

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on 23rd September 2021. 


08/09/2021 - CURE Tobacco Addiction Service - Samantha Mansfield ref: 930    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Adult Commissioning Committee

Made at meeting: 08/09/2021 - Adult Commissioning Committee

Decision published: 16/09/2021

Effective from: 24/09/2021

Decision:

Salford City Council – Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor John Merry, Deputy City Mayor and Lead Member for Adult Services, Health & Wellbeing and co-chair of the Adults Commissioning Committee, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution, do hereby approve funding for a period of six months for the continuation of the CURE programme at Salford Royal Foundation Trust, alongside the existing Hospital Stop Smoking Service.

 

The reasons are: To offer a tobacco treatment plan to all inpatient smokers at SRFT.

 

Salford has the highest smoking prevalence in Greater Manchester, with almost 1 in 5 people still smoking. Whilst rates nationally have dropped in recent years, Salford’s rate is not coming down at the required pace to meet the national Smoke Free ambitions of a smoke free generation (prevalence below 5%) by 2030.

 

The CURE programme identifies all active smokers on admission to secondary care and immediately offers pharmacotherapy, such as nicotine replacement therapy (NRT) or Varenicline, as well as specialist behavioural support, for the duration of their admission and after discharge.

 

Options considered and rejected were:

Consider with the as is position, whereby some but not all patients are offered this service.

 

Assessment of risk:

Low – this is a decision to sustain a service in the hospital in line with financial plan

 

The source of funding is:

The Integrated Health and Care Fund (Pooled Budget)

Legal advice obtained:

 

Not applicable

 

Financial advice obtained:

 

Yes – Supported by Service and Finance Group

 

Procurement advice obtained:

Not applicable

 

HR advice obtained:

Not applicable

 

Climate change advice obtained:

Not applicable

The following documents have been used to assist the decision-making process:

Report – CURE September 2020 and embedded documents

 

Contact Officer:                

Samantha Mansfield                    Tel no: 07816 084328

                   

The appropriate scrutiny committee to call-in the decision is the Health and Social Care Scrutiny Panel.

 

Signed:         Councillor John Merry CBE          Dated:16th September 2021                 

Deputy City Mayor and Lead Member Adult Services Health and Wellbeing

 

This decision was published on 16th September 2021.                                       

Unless it is called-in in accordance with the decision making process rules, this decision will come into force at 4:00pm on      23rd September 2021.      


13/09/2021 - Deli Delicious - Salford Civic Centre, Swinton ref: 929    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Lead Member for Environment and Community Safety Briefing

Made at meeting: 13/09/2021 - Lead Member for Environment and Community Safety Briefing

Decision published: 13/09/2021

Effective from: 21/09/2021

Decision:

Salford City Council - Record of Decision

 

I Councillor David Lancaster, Lead Member for Environment, Neighbourhoods and Community Safety, in exercise of the powers contained within the City Council Constitution do hereby approve the Closure of ‘Deli Delicious’ based within the Civic Centre Campus, Swinton.

 

The Reasons are as identified in the advice provided by service managers.

 

Options considered and rejected were for the establishment to remain open.

 

Assessment of Risk: The impacts particularly in terms of the current staff have been identified and are deemed to be low risk.

 

 

The source of funding is n/a

 

Legal Advice obtained: Considered and not relevant in respect of the decision.

 

 

Financial Advice obtained: Provided by Paul Guest- SCC finance team and Citywide accountant.

 

 

Procurement Advice obtained: Considered and not relevant in respect of this decision.

 

 

HR Advice obtained: Provided by Michelle Brass- SCC HR Consultant.

 

 

Climate Change Advice obtained: Considered and not relevant in respect of this decision.

 

 

 

 

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

The relevant documents contain exempt or confidential information and are not available for public inspection.

 

Contact Officer:  Dominic Clarke                          

Head of Citywide and Community Services

 

 

This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member.

 

The appropriate scrutiny panel(s) to call in the decision is the Community and Neighbourhoods Scrutiny Panel and the Overview and Scrutiny Board

                 

 

 

Signed: Councillor David Lancaster        

Lead Member Environment, Neighbourhoods and Community Safety

Dated: 13 September 2021

 

 

This decision was published on Monday 13 September 2021  

                                          

This decision will come in force at 4.00 p.m. on Monday 20 September 2021

unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision-Making Process Rules.

 


13/09/2021 - Block 3 Transport Capital Programme 2021/22 ref: 928    Recommendations Approved

Decision Maker: Property / Regeneration Briefing

Made at meeting: 13/09/2021 - Property / Regeneration Briefing

Decision published: 13/09/2021

Effective from: 21/09/2021

Decision:

Salford City Council - Record of Decision

 

I, Councillor Tracy Kelly, Deputy City Mayor, in exercise of the powers contained within the Salford City Council constitution do hereby approve the proposed Block 3 Transport Capital Programme for 2021/22

 

The Reasons are The Department for Transport (DfT) is to announce the allocation of funding to Salford City Council for the 2021/22 Block 3 programme of work and although not yet confirmed, is expected be around £1.3m, with a further £205k to be allocated from the completed 2020/21 Broom Lane scheme. The funding will provide for minor infrastructure improvement projects such as, road safety schemes, structure/bridge improvements, schemes to improve walking and cycling facilities and transportation.

 

 

Assessment of Risk: Medium

 

Failure to spend Transport Capital Allocations on initiatives in line with Government guidelines will impact on future settlement levels, both for the City Council and for AGMA as a whole.

 

Source of funding:  The Department for Transport (DfT) Block 3 Funding 2021/22

 

Legal Advice Obtained: Tony Hatton, Principal Solicitor. Tel: 0161 219 6323.

 

Procurement Advice Obtained: Heather Stanton, Category Manager.

                                                  Tel 0161 686 6241

 

Financial Advice obtained:  Chris Mee - Strategic Finance Manager

 

HR Advice obtained: n/a

 

Climate Change Advice obtained:

Mike Hemingway, Principal Officer Climate Change, Tel 0161 793 3029

 

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

Report submitted to Property/Regeneration Briefing on 13 September 2021

 

Contact Officer:  Stephen Hands, Associate, Highways Design Team                                      Tel No 0161 779 4931

 

 

 

This decision is not subject to consideration by another Lead Member /Strategic Director

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

 

Signed: Councillor Tracy Kelly

Deputy City Mayor

Date: 13 September 2021.

 

 

This decision was published on Monday 13 September 2021.

This decision will come in force at 4.00 pm on Monday 20 September 2021 unless it is called-in in accordance with the Decision-Making Process Rules.