Agenda and decisions

Cabinet - Thursday, 21st January, 2021 2.00 pm

Contact: Jo Watkins 


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Minutes of the Cabinet Meeting held on 17 December 2020 pdf icon PDF 285 KB




Child Friendly City Programme pdf icon PDF 275 KB


RESOLVED: that Cardiff Council will:


1.            Continue to sponsor a Council wide commitment to action to embed a child rights approach across all Council services.


2.            Commit to the meaningful involvement of children and young people in COVID-19 city-wide recovery planning.


3.            Work towards embedding the Child Rights Impact Assessment into the Policy framework.


4.            Receive an Annual Child’s Rights Report at Council, to capture progress and areas for improvement annually alongside the Council’s Wellbeing report.


5.            Develop a sustainable approach to rights based training including mandating child rights training for senior managers.


6.            Maintain a meaningful approach to the participation of children and young people in all policy, strategy and decision making where changes will impact upon their lives.


7.            Support the evaluation of progress towards the Child Friendly Vision for Cardiff as we embark upon the recognition phase with Unicef in 2021.




Arrangements for making Care Home placements for Older People pdf icon PDF 198 KB

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1.            the  procurement of a new Dynamic Approved Provider List (DAPL) to source residential and nursing home placements for Older People and Older People with Dementia be agreed with the intended implementation with effect from 1 April 2021.


2.            Authority be delegated to the Corporate Director People and Communities, in consultation with the Cabinet Member for Social Care, Health & Well-being, the Section 151 Officer and the Director of Governance and Legal Services to deal with all aspects  of and make  all future procurement decisions relating to the new DAPL arrangements and any necessary details of the model of the new DAPL.


3.            the progress in relation to the development of a new regional service specification and contract for care home placements for older people, and the intention to implement the new contracts and specification with effect from 1 April 2021 be noted


4.            minor amendments to the Charging Policy, approved by Cabinet in January 2020, (which amendments are shown as tracked changes in appendix 4 to this report )  be agreed in order that it explicitly sets out the Local Authority’s role in relation to the facilitation of Third Party Agreements in line with its responsibilities set out in the Social Services and Well-being (Wales) Act 2014 and as specified in the new contract for Older People and Older People with Dementia.



Bus Emergency Scheme (BES) - Request to all Councils to Sign Up to BES 2 Scheme pdf icon PDF 454 KB

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1.            the principles of the BES 2 agreement (Appendix 2) to secure (conditional) financial support for the bus sector and to establish a relationship with their regional lead authority and signatory, that ensures that the ongoing emergency funding meets the authority’s priorities and is delivered on its behalf be noted


2.            authority be delegated to the Director of Planning, Transport and Environment, subject to consultation with the Cabinet Member Strategic Planning and Transport, Cabinet Member Finance, Modernisation & Performance, s.151 Officer and Director Governance and Legal Services to determine and approve the final terms of the BES 2 Agreement and the Umbrella Partnership Agreement (as both are currently in draft form), give the Lead Local Authority (currently proposed to be Monmouthshire County Council) approval to sign the BES 2 agreement on Cardiff Council’s behalf and to deal with all ancillary matters relating thereto including any back to back agreement that may be required with the Lead Local Authority.


3.            It be noted that there will be further reports on bus reform proposals relating to the future management of bus services in the Region and Wales.