Cabinet - Tuesday 16 March 2021 6.00 pm, CANCELLED

Venue: Virtual Meeting via MS TeamsLive Meeting Platform

Contact: Sharon Turner: Democratic Services Officer  Email:

Note: **Unfortunately, due to technical issues which prevented the Cabinet agenda and the livestream to the meeting being accessed by the public, this meeting was cancelled. It is proposed that the decisions due to be made by the Cabinet at this meeting are now made by the relevant Portfolio Holders and the appropriate Notices/Decisions will be published accordingly** 

No. Item


Procedural matters


Apologies for absence


Minutes pdf icon PDF 220 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 9 February 2021 (copy attached).


Declarations of interest

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary or local non pecuniary interest which they have in any item of business on the agenda, no later than when that item is reached and, when appropriate, to leave the meeting prior to discussion and voting on the item.

Part 1 - public


Open forum

At each Cabinet meeting, up to 15 minutes shall be allocated for questions or statements from and discussion with, non-Cabinet members. As this meeting is being held virtually, members wishing to speak during this session must notify Democratic Services by 9am on the day of the meeting that they wish to attend. Who speaks and for how long will be at the complete discretion of the person presiding.


Public participation

Members of the public who live or work in the district are invited to put one question or statement of not more than three minutes duration relating to items to be discussed in Part 1 of the agenda only. If a question is asked and answered within three minutes, the person who asked the question may ask a supplementary question that arises from the reply.


As the meeting is taking place virtually, a person who wishes to speak must register by 9am on Monday 15 March 2021 to ensure that there is time to brief them on how they can speak at the meeting. This can be done by sending the request to

or by telephoning one of the numbers provided on the Public Information Sheet at the start of this agenda. Members of the public will either be set up as a ‘Guest Speaker’ or be provided with a telephone number they can call when prompted to do so during the meeting to enable them to participate.


If a member of the public cannot attend the meeting remotely, they may submit a written question or statement to Democratic Services by midday at the very latest on the day of the meeting and this will be read out on their behalf during the meeting.


There is an overall time limit of 15 minutes for public speaking, which may be extended at the Chair’s discretion.

Key decisions


Public Space Protection Orders (PSPOs): West Suffolk pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Report number:     CAB/WS/21/013

Portfolio holder: Councillor Robert Everitt

Lead officer: Davina Howes

Additional documents:

Non key decisions


Lettings Policy pdf icon PDF 247 KB

Report number:     CAB/WS/21/014

Portfolio holder: Councillor Sara Mildmay-White

Lead officer: Davina Howes

Additional documents:


Proposal to Establish a West Suffolk Local Plan Working Group pdf icon PDF 134 KB

Report number:     CAB/WS/21/015

Portfolio holder: Councillor David Roach

Lead officer: Marie Smith

Additional documents:


Decisions Plan: 1 March 2021 to 31 May 2021 pdf icon PDF 176 KB

To consider the most recently published version of the Cabinet’s Decisions Plan


Report number:     CAB/WS/21/016

Portfolio holder: Councillor John Griffiths

Lead officer: Ian Gallin

Part 2 – exempt