Decision details

Temporary sharing of 2 x Planning Staff (BBC) to SHDC under Section 113 of the Local Government Act 1972.

Decision Maker: Chief Executive (Head of Paid Service)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That under Section 113 of the Local Government Act 1972, South Holland District Council, through its Head of Paid Service agree to temporarily accept additional support from Boston Borough Council through 2 members of Planning (BBC) to enable operational efficiency at SHDC within the Planning team.

Reasons for the decision:

To provide additional capacity to Planning Services at SHDC during a period of current workload pressure, and to support continuation of effective decision making during a period of staff change. This would be a temporary measure in general accordance with the Partnership terms.

Alternative options considered:

Additional capacity could have been brought in from external sources, but this would have been more expensive, and the basis of sharing has already been established by the Partnership terms.

Conflict of Interest: None

Equalities Issues: None

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Publication date: 08/02/2023

Date of decision: 06/02/2023