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Welcome and Introduction

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Members' Code of Conduct - Declarations of Interest

Members are asked to consider whether they have any disclosable pecuniary interests and/or any other relevant interest in connection with any item(s) on this agenda and, if so, to declare them and state the nature of the interest.

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Minutes pdf icon PDF 104 KB

To approve the accuracy of the minutes of the meeting held on 10 November, 2021.

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Public and Member Questions

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Public Questions

Notice of question to be given in writing or by email by 12 noon, Friday, 26 November, 2021 to the Council’s Monitoring Officer ( and to be dealt with in accordance with Standing Order 10.


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Statements and Petitions

Notice of representations to be given in writing or by email by 12 noon, Friday, 26 November, 2021 to the Council’s Monitoring Officer ( and to be dealt with in accordance with Standing Order 11.1.


Petitions may be presented to the Committee. The person presenting the petition will be allowed to address the meeting briefly (not exceeding one minute) to outline the aims of the petition. The Chair will refer the matter to another appropriate body of the Council within whose terms of reference it falls without discussion, unless a relevant item appears elsewhere on the Agenda. Please give notice of petitions to in advance of the meeting.

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Questions by Members

Questions by Members to dealt with in accordance with Standing Orders 12.3 to 12.8.

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Draft Medium Term Financial Strategy 2022-27 pdf icon PDF 107 KB

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2022/23 Budget Process pdf icon PDF 92 KB

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Change Programme pdf icon PDF 317 KB

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Work Programme Update pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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Referral from Tourism, Communities, Culture and Leisure Committee: Grant Funding for Destination Marketing pdf icon PDF 79 KB

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Referral from Economy, Regeneration and Development Committee: Town Deal - Acceptance of Funding pdf icon PDF 91 KB

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Referral from Economy, Regeneration and Development Committee: Exmouth Street, Seamus O'Donnells pdf icon PDF 78 KB

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Policy & Resources Committee Terms of Reference

The Policy and Resources Committee has two main areas of responsibility, which is to provide strategic direction to the operation of the Council, including making decisions on policies and co-ordinating spend not reserved to full Council, and to maintain a strategic overview of outcomes, performance, risk management and budgets.


The Committee is charged by full Council to:-


(a)  formulate, co-ordinate and implement corporate policies and strategies and the medium term financial plan (budget), which includes responsibility for any decision:

(i)  that relates to such matters to the extent that they are not reserved to full Council;

(ii)  on any cross-cutting policies that impact on other committee areas;

(iii)  on policy matters not otherwise allocated to any other committee; and

(iv)  to determine any dispute or difference between committees;


(b)  provide a co-ordinating role across all other service committees and retain a ‘whole-council’ view of performance, budget monitoring and risk management, which includes responsibility for a decision:


(i)  that has a major impact on a number of Council services or on the Council as a whole;

(ii)  on any virement between Budget funds (revenue) requested by a Committee or officer in excess of £100,000;

(iii)  on any virement between Budget funds (capital) or any amendment to the Capital Programme requested by a Committee or officer in excess of £100,000;

(iv)  regarding land and property including major acquisition and disposals, which includes reserved decision making concerning any purchase, sale or transfer of a value in excess of, or likely to exceed, £100,000;

(v)  regarding companies or limited liability partnerships including acquisition and disposals; and

(vi)  which is deemed significant in terms of impact on the Council’s revenue or capital (to be determined by the Head of Paid Service and/or Section 151 Officer in consultation with the Leader);


(c)  without limiting the generality of responsibility for cross-cutting policies (at (a) above), lead on behalf of the Council:

(i)  in matters concerning relationships with HM Government, the Liverpool City Region Combined Authority and other major public and non-public bodies;


(d)  appoint Council representatives as required;


(e)  nominate councillors and other persons to outside bodies; and


(f)  undertake responsibility for developing and monitoring the enabling corporate services, including, finance and investment, project support and risk management, strategic procurement and commercial strategies, ICT, property and asset management, human resources and organisational development, law and governance, communications and public affairs, emergency planning and business continuity.


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