Decision details

New Executive Arrangements (Agenda item 7)

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To inform Members of the results of the public consultation on new statutory requirements for Strong Leader/Mayor Executive Arrangements, and to suggest that the recommendation to Council should be the minimum change option


RECOMMEND to Council that the Strong Leader and Cabinet option for Executive Arrangements from May 2011 be adopted.

Reasons for the decision:

a)     To comply with the results of the public consultation

b)     To continue with Breckland’s current choice of model

c)      To adopt the most cost effective course of action

Alternative options considered:

The options available to Members were to:


a)     adopt the Leader/Cabinet model; or

b)     adopt the Mayor/Cabinet model

Report author: John Chinnery

Publication date: 02/12/2010

Date of decision: 30/11/2010

Decided at meeting: 30/11/2010 - Cabinet

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