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Declarations of Interest




Petitions and Public Address




Questions from County Councillors

Any county councillor may, by giving notice to the Proper Officer by 9 am two working days before the meeting, ask a question on any matter in respect of the Cabinet Member’s delegated powers.


The number of questions which may be asked by any councillor at any one meeting is limited to two (or one question with notice and a supplementary question at the meeting) and the time for questions will be limited to 30 minutes in total. As with questions at Council, any questions which remain unanswered at the end of this item will receive a written response.


Questions submitted prior to the agenda being despatched are shown below and will be the subject of a response from the appropriate Cabinet Member or such other councillor or officer as is determined by the Cabinet Member, and shall not be the subject of further debate at this meeting. Questions received after the despatch of the agenda, but before the deadline, will be shown on the Schedule of Addenda circulated at the meeting, together with any written response which is available at that time.





Formal Approval of Schools Funding Formula 2020-21 pdf icon PDF 231 KB

Report by Corporate Director for Children’s Services.


The final funding formula for schools and academies for 2020/21 needs to have approval before submission to the DfE by 21 January 2020. Schools Forum has been consulted in development of the funding formula for 2020/21 as a statutory consultee, but the decision on the final formula is made by the local authority.


The Local Authority Funding proforma will follow separately.


The Cabinet Member for Education & Cultural Services is RECOMMENDED to approve the final funding formula for 2020/21 subject to the decision by the Secretary of State for Education.



Additional documents:


Following the School Forum’s meeting of 15 January 2020, an updated report was presented and the following recommendation was agreed:




The Cabinet Member for Education & Cultural Services is RECOMMENDED to:-


a)    To agree the recommendation from Schools Forum.

b)   To approve the final funding formula for 2020/21 as set out in Annex 1.

c)    To note that the Local Authority will withdraw the disapplication request made to the Secretary of State for Education.