Decision details

Southend City Council Corporate Plan 2023-27

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


The Cabinet considered a report of the Executive Director (Strategy and Change) presenting the refreshed Corporate Plan 2023-2027.


On behalf of the Cabinet, the Leader of the Council conveyed his thanks and appreciation to both Councillors and officers for their contribution towards the production of an excellent Plan.




That the Council be recommended to approve the draft Corporate Plan 2023-27, as set out in Appendix 1 to the submitted report and that any final changes prior to publication be delegated to the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council. 


Reasons for recommendation:


To ensure that the Council has a robust strategic plan which clearly articulates the priorities for the organisation enabling efficient use of resources.


Other options:


There is no requirement to have a Corporate Plan, but it is best practice and provides a helpful narrative to set the direction for the work.


Note: This is a Council Function

Not eligible for call-in as the matter has been subject to pre-Cabinet Scrutiny by the Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee.

Cabinet Member: Cllr Cox

Report author: Suzanne Newman

Publication date: 24/11/2023

Date of decision: 20/11/2023

Decided at meeting: 20/11/2023 - Cabinet

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