Corporate Policy Committee - Thursday, 9th February, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Suite 1,2 & 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

Contact: Paul Mountford  Tel: 01270 686472 Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To note any apologies for absence from Members.



Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 1st December 2022.



Public Speaking/Open Session

In accordance with paragraph 2.24 of the Committee Procedure Rules and Appendix on Public Speaking, set out in the Constitution, a total period of 15 minutes is allocated for members of the public to put questions to the Committee on any matter relating to this agenda. Each member of the public will be allowed up to two minutes to speak; the Chair will have discretion to vary this where they consider it appropriate.


Members of the public wishing to speak are required to provide notice of this at least three clear working days in advance of the meeting.



Medium-Term Financial Strategy 2023-27 Consultation on the Responsibilities Covered by the Corporate Policy Committee pdf icon PDF 266 KB

To consider a report which seeks feedback from the Committee, as a consultee, on the development of the Cheshire East Medium-Term Financial Strategy 2023/24 to 2026/27 in relation to the Committee’s responsibilities.

Additional documents:


Notice of Motion - LGA Campaign: 'Save Local Services' pdf icon PDF 253 KB

To consider a report in response to a Notice of Motion relating to the Local Government Association’s ‘Save Local Services’ campaign.


Media Relations Protocol pdf icon PDF 167 KB

To consider a report which presents an updated media relations protocol for Cheshire East Council.

Additional documents:


Pay Policy Statement 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 153 KB

To consider a report which outlines the changes to the Pay Policy Statement for 2023/24.

Additional documents:


Appointment of New Member to the Independent School Admission Appeals Panel pdf icon PDF 139 KB

To consider a report on the appointment of one individual to become a member of the Independent School Admission Appeals Panel.


Medium-Term Financial Strategy 2023-27 pdf icon PDF 181 KB

To consider a report which presents the Medium-Term Financial Strategy (MTFS) for Cheshire East Council for the four years 2023/24 to 2026/27.

Additional documents:


Work Programme pdf icon PDF 225 KB

To consider the Work Programme and determine any required amendments.



Minutes of Sub-Committees pdf icon PDF 151 KB

To receive the minutes of the following sub-committee meetings:

Finance Sub-Committee - 9th November 2022

Finance Sub-Committee - 19th January 2023

Additional documents:


The Future Model for ICT: Shared Service Review pdf icon PDF 190 KB

To consider a report on a review of the arrangements for ICT between Cheshire East and Cheshire West and Chester Councils.


Appendix 5 to the report contains exempt information and will be considered in Part 2 of the agenda.

Additional documents:


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The report relating to the remaining item on the agenda has been withheld from public circulation and deposit pursuant to Section 100(B)(2) of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the matter may be determined with the press and public excluded.


The Committee may decide that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item pursuant to Section 100(A)4 of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act 1972 and the public interest would not be served in publishing the information.







The Future Model for ICT: Shared Service Review

To consider Appendix 5 to the report.