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Expansion of HB Public Law

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes

Purpose:

To agree to Buckinghamshire County Council joining HB Public Law

 

Decisions:

RESOLVED:  That

 

(1)          the Corporate Director of Resources and Commercial, following consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Performance, Corporate Resources and Policy Development and Finance and Major Contracts, be authorised to execute an agreement with Buckinghamshire County Council underpinning the relationship, and to make necessary amendments to the agreement with current partner authorities;

(2)          HB Public Law develop similar relationships with such other local authorities as are assessed by HB Public Law as being able to bring further benefits to Harrow Council, either through shared service arrangements or federated agreements;

(3)          the Corporate Director of Resources and Commercial, following consultation with the Portfolio Holders for Performance, Corporate Resources and Policy Development and Finance and Major Contracts, be authorised to execute any agreement reached with such authorities underpinning the relevant relationship, and to make any necessary amendments to the agreements with current partner authorities.

Reason for Decision:  To support HB Public Law delivering a cost effective and high quality legal service and its plans for growth.   

 

Alternative Options Considered and Rejected:  As set out in the report.

 

Conflict of Interest relating to the matter declared by Cabinet Member/Dispensation Granted:  None.

Report author: Tom Whiting

Publication date: 19/02/2016

Date of decision: 18/02/2016

Decided at meeting: 18/02/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 27/02/2016

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