Decision details

B&NES Corporate Strategy 2020-2024

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report presents a new Corporate Strategy for the council. It provides a new strategic framework to guide the council's focus, spending and service delivery. It sets out what the council plans to do, how it will do it, and how it will measure its performance over the next four years.


RESOLVED (unanimously) that the Cabinet agreed to:


2.1  Thank those who provided feedback on the draft Corporate Strategy and agree to continue to work with local communities to ensure their involvement during the strategy’s implementation and review;


2.2  Note the responses and agree the recommendations and next steps following the feedback on the draft strategy, as set out in the Corporate Strategy Engagement Report in Appendix Two;


2.3  Note and consider the responses from the Policy Development and Scrutiny Panels also set out in the Corporate Strategy Engagement Report in Appendix Two;


2.4  Recommend that Council adopt the new Corporate Strategy 2020-2024


2.5  Recommend that Council adopt the new Corporate Delivery Programme 2020-2021.

Reasons for the decision:

The Corporate Strategy is the council’s overarching strategic plan and forms a key part of the Policy and Budget Framework in the council’s constitution. It is an essential communication tool and provides a clear framework for officers and members to work within. It outlines the key priorities of the council and helps to guide activity and decision making.

Alternative options considered:


Report author: Andrea Benham

Publication date: 13/02/2020

Date of decision: 13/02/2020

Decided at meeting: 13/02/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 21/02/2020

Current call-in Count: 0

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