That the contents of the report be noted.
That a Civil Parking Enforcement (off street) report
be produced annually each year going forward.
That the CIL Expenditure Programme (October 2021)
and accompanying technical assessment of the CIL Bids –
M21-02, M21-05 M21-06 and M21-08 (forming Appendices, A and B) and
which included decisions on this CIL Bid as follows be approved:
Local Infrastructure Fund
CIL Bid, Location and Infrastructure Proposed
Amount of CIL Bid and total cost of the Infrastructure
Provision of All Wheel sports area
Amount of CIL Bid
£46,580.00 excluding VAT
Recommendation to Cabinet to approve CIL Bid M21-02 for
£20,148.00 from the Local Infrastructure Fund
DEBENHAM COMMUNITY CENTRE
Provision of new natural
lighting and improving the current ventilation and
Total costs of the CIL eligible parts of the project
£79,992.00 including VAT
Total costs of the wider project (including repair and
maintenance which CIL cannot fund)
Recommendation to Cabinet to approve CIL Bid M21-05 for
the Local Infrastructure Fund
Provision of Play equipment
£59,482.00 excluding VAT
Recommendation to Cabinet to approve CIL Bid M21-08 for
£18,789.20 from the Local Infrastructure Fund
Ringfenced Infrastructure Fund
ELMSWELL CHAMBERLAYNE HALL
Provision of Ventilation windows
£26,125.90 excluding VAT
Recommendation to Cabinet to approve CIL Bid M21-06 for
the Ringfenced Infrastructure Fund
1.2 That this CIL
Expenditure Programme which included the position in respect of
approved CIL Bids from Rounds 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 and 7 (including
Cabinet decisions in June 2021) - (Appendix A Section B) together
with details of emerging infrastructure /CIL Bids (Appendix A
Section C) be noted and endorsed.
That the Council agree to act as guarantor in
respect of agreements between Gateway 14 Ltd and statutory bodies
to deliver the required public works enabling Gateway 14 to be
That authority be delegated to the S151 Officer to approve and
enter into any necessary agreements for the Council to act as
guarantor for Gateway 14 in this respect.
the minutes of the meeting held on the 2 August 2021 be confirmed
as a true record.
It was RESOLVED:
That, subject to any further budget variations that
arise during the rest of the financial year, the surplus position
referred to in section 6.6 and Appendix A of the report, be
That the revised 2021/22 Capital Programme
referred to in Appendix E and section 6.14 be noted.
That, subject to any further budget variations that
arise during the rest of the financial year, the adverse variance
of £554k, referred to in section 6.5 of the report, be
The 2021/22 revised Capital Programme referred to in
Appendix A and section 6.14 be noted.
That the 2020/21 General Fund financial outturn of
£911k surplus as set out in this report benoted.
That the following transfers beapproved;
Transfer to reserves of £297k being the net amount for
specific earmarked reserves, referred to in section 6.5 of
Surplus of £613k be transferred to the Growth and
That therevenue carry-forwardrequests totalling£717k
referredto inparagraph 6.12 and Appendix E of this report
That the total Capital carry-forward requests referred to in
paragraph 6.18 of this report totalling £8.937m be
That the 2020/21 HRA financial outturn as set out
in this report benoted.
That the transfer of £523k, being the HRA
revenue surplus for the year (£1.087m more than planned) as
per paragraph 6.4, to the Strategic Priorities Reserves be
That the HRA capital carry-forward requests
referred to in paragraph 6.19 of this report totalling
£7.391m be approved.
That the start of the formulation of Babergh and
Mid Suffolks first parking strategy beagreed.
That funding of £20,500 for Mid
Suffolk’s contribution towards the formulation of the parking
strategy, from the Growth and Efficiency Fund earmarked reserve, be
ensure progress is made at pace to ensure everyone has healthy,
secure and warm housing we propose ensuring the Council’s
existing housing stock is upgraded and any new build homes are
built to the highest specification possible.
3.1 That the HRA Budget
proposals for 2021/22 and four-year outlook set out in the
report be approved.
3.2 That the CPI + 1% increase
of 1.5% in Council House rents, equivalent to an averagerent increase of £1.25 a week be
3.3 That garage rents are kept
at the same level as 2020/21.
3.4 That Sheltered Housing
Service charges be increased by £1 per week to
ensure recovery of the actual cost of service.
3.5 That Sheltered Housing
utility charges are kept at the same level as
2020/21.3.6 That the budgeted surplus of £102k be transferred to
the Strategic Priorities reserve in
3.7 That in principle, Right
to Buy (RTB) receipts should be retained to enable
continued development and acquisition of new council
That the following be approved:
3.1 The Joint Capital Strategy
for 2021/22, including the Prudential Indicators, as set
Investment Strategy for 2021/22, as set out in Appendix
3.3 The Joint Treasury
Management Strategy for 2021/22, including the Joint
Annual Investment Strategy as set out in Appendix
3.4 The Joint Treasury
Management Indicators as set out in Appendix D.
3.5 The Joint Treasury
Management Policy Statement as set out in Appendix
3.6 The Joint Minimum Revenue
Provision Statement as set out in Appendix H.
3.7 That the key factors and
information relating to and affecting treasury
management activities set out in Appendices E, F, and I be
3.1 That the Treasury
Management activity for the first six months of 2020/21 as set out
in this report and Appendices be noted.
3.2 That it be noted that both
Councils’ Treasury Management activity for the first six
months of 2020/21 was in accordance with the approved Treasury
Management Strategy, and that the Council has complied with all the
Treasury Management Indicators for this period.
Joint Overview and Scrutiny Committee recommends to
the Councils named that the following appointments to Outside
Bodies, no longer requiring representation, be removed from
the appointments made, based on the
Babergh District Council
Babergh Domestic Violence and Abuse
East West Rail
Joint Waste Management
Emergency Planning Policy Panel
Suffolk Rail Policy
Suffolk District Council:
Joint Waste Management Board
That a reporting
mechanism in the form of a template for Representatives
on Outside Bodies be established to provide valuable information to
members and Public, the information be presented as part
of the annual review of Member Representation on Outside
Bodies to the Joint Overview and Scrutiny
1.5 That support and training be
established for members when appointed as
Overview and Scrutiny Committee recommends that both Councils
consider withdrawal from the Haven
Gateway Partnership as the Committee feels that the Partnership cannot
demonstrate value and relevance.
consideration be given by Mid Suffolk District Council that an
observer be appointed to Stowmarket
Citizens Advice in line with Babergh District
1.6 That Mid Suffolk District Council
considers taking up the appointment of
are presentative to the East West Rail Consortium by making a
payment of the subscription fees required for full
3.1 It is recommended that Council
approves and adopts the SAMP for 2020-2025
(Appendix 1) including
the Transactions and Community Transfer Policies set out
in the SAMP as Appendices A and B.
This Council expresses alarm at the rise in
antisemitism across the UK in recent years. The
Holocaust Remembrance Alliance (IHRA) guidelines on
antisemitism, negotiated and agreed
at an international
level, were adopted by the UK Government
in2016. These guidelines define antisemitism
“Antisemitism is a certain perception of Jews,
which may be expressed as hatred toward Jews. Rhetorical and
physical manifestations of antisemitism are directed
toward Jewish or non-Jewish individuals and/or their
property, toward Jewish community institutions and religious
Contemporary examples of antisemitism in public life,
the media, schools, the workplace, and in the religious sphere could,
taking into account the overall
context, include, but are not limited to:
for, aiding, or justifying the killing or harming of Jews
name of a radical ideology or an extremist view of
Making mendacious, dehumanizing, demonizing,
or stereotypical allegations about Jews as such or
the power of Jews as collective — such as, especially
but not exclusively, the myth about a world Jewish
conspiracy or of Jews controlling the
government or other societal
Jews as a people of being responsible for real or
committed by a single Jewish person or
group, or even for
acts committed by non-Jews.
Denying the fact, scope, mechanisms (e.g. gas chambers) or intentionality of the genocide of
the Jewish people at the hands of National Socialist Germany and its
supporters and accomplices during World War II (the
the Jews as a people, or Israel as a state, of
inventing or exaggerating the Holocaust.
Jewish citizens of being more loyal to Israel, or to
the alleged priorities of Jews worldwide, than to the interests of
their own nations.
the Jewish people their right to self-determination,
claiming that the existence of a State of Israel is a
double standards by requiring of it a behaviour not
expected or demanded
of any other democratic nation.
Using the symbols and images associated with
classic antisemitism (e.g.
claims of Jews killing Jesus or blood libel)
to characterize Israel or Israelis.
comparisons of contemporary Israeli policy to that of
Jews collectively responsible for actions of the state
of Israel. This Council hereby adopts the above definition
of antisemitism asset out by the International Holocaust
Remembrance Alliance, and adopted by the UK Government, and
pledges to combat this anti-Jewish
Proposer – Cllr Suzie Morley
Seconder – Cllr Lavinia