Dorset Council - Cabinet
Tuesday, 19th January, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: MS Teams Live Event

Contact: Kate Critchel  01305 252234 - Email:


No. Item



To receive any apologies for absence.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 8 December 2020.


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation pdf icon PDF 55 KB


To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public. Public speaking has been suspended for virtual committee meetings during the Covid-19 crisis and public participation will be dealt with through written submissions only.


Members of the public who live, work or represent an organisation within the Dorset Council area, may submit up to two questions or a statement of up to a maximum of 450 words.  All submissions must be sent electronically to by the deadline set out below.  When submitting a question please indicate who the question is for and include your name, address and contact details.  Questions and statements received in line with the council’s rules for public participation will be published as a supplement to the agenda.


Questions will be read out by an officer of the council and a response given by the appropriate Portfolio Holder or officer at the meeting.  All questions, statements and responses will be published in full within the minutes of the meeting. 


The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30am on 14 January 2021




Questions from Members pdf icon PDF 46 KB

To receive any questions from members in accordance with procedure rule 13.


Forward Plan pdf icon PDF 141 KB

To consider the Cabinet Forward Plan.

Additional documents:


Budget Strategy Report pdf icon PDF 944 KB

To consider a report of the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Commercial and Strategy.


Dorset Council Budget - Quarterly Performance Report - Q3 pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To consider a report from the Portfolio Holder for Finance, Commercial & Capital Strategy.


Children's Provision pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To consider a report from the Portfolio Holder for Education, Skills and Early Help.

Additional documents:


Schools Admission Arrangements and Coordinated Scheme 2022-2023 pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To consider a report from the Portfolio Holder for Education, Skill and Early Years.

Additional documents:


Recommendations for spending Community Infrastructure Levy funding pdf icon PDF 113 KB

To consider a report from the Portfolio Holder for Planning.

Additional documents:


Recommendations from Committees

To consider the following recommendations from the People & Health Overview Committee.


Current & Future Changes to the Charging and Financial Assessment policy pdf icon PDF 48 KB

To consider a report from the Portfolio Holder of Adult Social Care and Health.

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Equality, Diversity & Inclusion Strategy and action plan pdf icon PDF 46 KB

To consider a report from the Portfolio Holder for Corporate Development and Change.


Additional documents:


Cabinet member update on policy development matters referred to an Overview Committee(s) for consideration

Portfolio Holders to report.

Panels and Groups

To receive any minutes, recommendations or verbal updates from panels, groups and boards:


Climate & Ecological Emergency Executive Advisory Panel Update

To receive an update from the Portfolio Holder for Highways, Travel and Environment.


Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.



Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph x of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

There are no scheduled exempt items of business on this agenda.