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Meeting: 13/05/2020 - Cabinet (Item 512)

512 Skills Provision In East Devon

[An item to be considered by the Cabinet in accordance with the Cabinet ProcedureRules and Regulation 5 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, no representations having been received to such consideration taking place under Regulation 5(5) thereof]

 

Report of the Head of Economy, Enterprise and Skills (EES/20/2) relating to skills provision in East Devon, attached for Members of the Committee.

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Minutes:

(An item taken under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 during which the press and public were excluded, no representations having been received to such consideration under Regulation 5(5) of the  Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012).

 

(Councillors Connett, Dewhirst, Hannaford, Randall–Johnson and Whitton attended remotely in accordance with Standing Order 25(2) and the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 and spoke to this item).

 

The Cabinet considered the Report of the Head of Economy, Enterprise and Skills (EES/20/2) relating to skills provision in East Devon and the significance of this to the Devon economy, circulated prior to the meeting in accordance with regulation 7(4) of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012.

 

Members considered the proposals, as outlined in the Report, including relevant technical data, financial and legal considerations and risk management as well as options and alternatives.

 

Officers responded to a number of questions relating to equipment, leases and governance arrangements.

 

The matter having been debated and the other relevant factors (e.g. environmental, carbon impact, equality and public health) set out in the Head of Service’s Report and/or referred to above having been considered:

 

it was MOVED by Councillor Gilbert, SECONDED by Councillor Hart, and

 

RESOLVED that the recommendations as outlined at (a) to (d) of the Report relating to skills and training provision in East Devon, required leases, governance arrangements, revenue expenditure and relevant delegations, be approved.