Issue details

Annual Business Plans 2013/14 - 12/01971

Approval by Cabinet of Annual Business Plans for 2013/14


How the decision relates to BS4K and Corporate Objectives: The Business Plans set out how the Medium-Term Plan (Bold Steps for Kent) and the 2013/14 budget will be delivered over the 2013/14 financial year.


Impact/costs and risks of proposed decision: N/A


Decision type: Key

Reason Key: Approval of Management and Business plans;

Decision status: For Determination

Notice of proposed decision first published: 31/12/2012

Decision due: 15 Apr 2013 by Cabinet

Lead director: David Cockburn

Department: Strategic & Corporate Services

Contact: David Whittle, Director of Strategy, Policy, Relationships and Corporate Assurance Email: Tel: 01622 696969.

Consultation process



Consultation with the public, staff, the business community, and partner organisations on Bold Steps for Kent was undertaken when approved by County Council in December 2010. Consultation on the 2013/14 Budget will be undertaken from September 2012 and reported to Cabinet, Cabinet Committees and County Council. The annual business plans will set out the consultation planned for the coming year by each Division.  Any activity set out in annual business plans requiring further Significant or Key Decisions must undertake necessary consultation on that decision.

Aims and level(s) of consultation (KCC consultation levels attached)

Key consultee groups: N/A

Start and finish dates of consultation: N/A

Equalities Impact Assessment included in the consultation documentation. Please state where this can be found: N/A

Date of publication of consultation outcomes and updated Equalities Impact Assessment: N/A

Informing Only: N/A


Has the matter already been discussed by a Cabinet Committee? If not when will be it discussed by the Cabinet Committee and the date of the meeting: It is expected that draft Annual Business Plans will be considered by Cabinet Committee’s in the January 2013 round of meetings.


Is the matter referred to in your Business Plan or Medium Term Capital Programme?



Which Members and electoral Divisions are affected by this proposed decision? Is it All Members? N/A


Financial implications: David Whittle - Head of Policy & Strategic Relationships Tel: 01622 696969 - Email:

Legal implications: 12/01971

Equalities implications: This decision provides officers with delegated authority to deliver the projects and activities set out for the year as detailed in the Annual Business Plans in accordance with the KCC Scheme of Delegations and the 2013/14 Budget to be considered by County Council in February 2013


  • Budget 2013/14 (to be approved by Cabinet then County Council in Feb 2013) Bold Steps for Kent