Decision details

Members' ICT Options (Agenda Item 6)

Decision Maker: Business Improvement and Projects Sub-Committee

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


This report forms a follow up to a report previously considered by the Business Improvement Sub-Committee of 30 March 2011. This report focuses upon the two options for Member ICT that received most favour by the Joint Audit and Scrutiny Panel of 1 March 2011, and provides additional detail for these options to assist Members in selecting a final preferred option.  




(1)               Option 1, direct provision of a laptop/desktop and printer from the Council, with on-going support and maintenance from the IT department be approved;

(2)               a review of the provision of Member IT support be carried out in order to ensure that it is provided in the most cost-effective manner; and

(3)               £34,020 funding be released from the Refresh budget.

Reasons for the decision:

See report.

Alternative options considered:

1.                  Laptops/desktops provided by the Council.

2.                  Members’ Allowance.

Publication date: 15/04/2011

Date of decision: 12/04/2011

Decided at meeting: 12/04/2011 - Business Improvement and Projects Sub-Committee

Effective from: 27/04/2011

Accompanying Documents: