Executive Board - Wednesday, 19th June, 2024 1.00 pm

Venue: Civic Hall, Leeds

Contact: Governance Services 

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No. Item


Appeals Against Refusal of Inspection of Documents

To consider any appeals in accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2 of the Access to Information Procedure Rules (in the event of an Appeal the press and public will be excluded)


(*In accordance with Procedure Rule 15.2, written notice of an appeal must be received by the Head of Governance Services at least 24 hours before the meeting)



Exempt Information - Possible Exclusion of the Press and Public

1  To highlight reports or appendices which officers have identified as containing exempt information within the meaning of Section 100I of the Local Government Act 1972, and where officers consider that the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information, for the reasons outlined in the report.


2  To consider whether or not to accept the officers recommendation in respect of the above information.


3  If the recommendation is accepted, to formally pass the following resolution:-


RESOLVED –  That, in accordance with Regulation 4 of the Local Authorities (Executive Arrangements) (Meetings and Access to Information) (England) Regulations 2012, the public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of those parts of the agenda designated as exempt  on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information.





Late Items

To identify items which have been admitted to the agenda by the Chair for consideration


(The special circumstances shall be specified in the minutes)


Declaration of Interests

To disclose or draw attention to any interests in accordance with Leeds City Council’s ‘Councillor Code of Conduct’.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 284 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 17th April 2024.



Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) - Education, Health and Care Plans (EHCPs) – Review Process – Update Report pdf icon PDF 477 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families which, further to the reports previously considered by the Board on these matters, sets out proposals regarding the ‘delivery stage’ of the new arrangements and presents the changes to be made and the benefits to be delivered in relation to Education, Health and Care Plan (EHCP) assessment and provision in Leeds.  The report also presents the Inquiry Report of the Children and Families Scrutiny Board into the provision of EHCP support.


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Little Owls Nurseries Review pdf icon PDF 780 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families which provides details of the outcomes from the review undertaken into Little Owls nurseries provision and which makes recommendations in relation to next steps.


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Children Looked After, Sufficiency Strategy pdf icon PDF 360 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families presenting a draft Children Looked After Sufficiency Strategy which aims to set out the Council’s approach towards meeting its Sufficiency Duty and the needs of children in its care.


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Update report – Joint Targeted Area Inspection (JTAI) on serious youth violence in Leeds pdf icon PDF 437 KB

To consider the joint report of the Director of Children and Families and the Director of Communities, Housing and Environment providing an overview of the Joint Targeted Area Inspection (JTAI) that Leeds was subject to in March 2024. The report details the requirements of the inspection, the findings in the published inspection report and the proposals in terms of next steps.

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Children's Transport Policy: Permission to Consult on Proposed Changes to Transport Assistance for Post-16 Learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) pdf icon PDF 360 KB

To consider the report of the Director of Children and Families which seeks approval to proceed with a period of consultation on a range of proposals regarding the future provision of transport assistance for post-16 learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND).

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Celebrating and Commemorating the life of Rob Burrow CBE pdf icon PDF 355 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Executive providing Executive Board with an opportunity to celebrate and commemorate the life of Rob Burrow CBE.



Financial Health Monitoring 2023/24 - Outturn Financial Year Ended 31st March 2024 pdf icon PDF 2 MB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer, Financial Services which provides an update on the financial performance of the Authority against the 2023/24 Revenue and Capital budgets at the Outturn of the financial year. The report also recommends a number of actions regarding the flexible use of Capital Receipts, the creation of earmarked reserves and injections into the Capital Programme.



Treasury Management Outturn 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 379 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Officer, Financial Services which presents the Council’s Treasury Management position as at the Outturn for the 2023/24 financial year.




Leeds Business Improvement District Ballot (2025 - 2030) pdf icon PDF 367 KB

To consider the report of the Director of City Development which sets out the Council’s role in operating the Leeds Business Improvement District (LeedsBID) ballot for a third term for the period 2025-2030. This enables Executive Board to give due consideration to the recommendations in the report and to affirm the Council’s in-principle support for a city centre BID over that 5 year period.


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