Following the Government guidance on measures to combat the spread of Covid-19, this meeting has been cancelled, Policy Development Panel - Tuesday, 24th March, 2020 6.30 pm, CANCELLED

Venue: Council Chamber, Council Offices, Priory Road, Spalding

Contact: Democratic Services  01775 764626

No. Item


Apologies for absence.



To sign as a correct record the minutes of the following meetings:


Policy Development Panel pdf icon PDF 157 KB

21 January 2020 (copy enclosed).


Joint Performance Monitoring Panel and Policy Development Panel pdf icon PDF 160 KB

14 January 2020 (copy enclosed)


Declaration of Interests.

Where a Councillor has a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest the Councillor must declare the interest to the meeting and leave the room without participating in any discussion or making a statement on the item, except where a councillor is permitted to remain as a result of a grant of dispensation.


Questions asked under Standing Order 6


Tracking of recommendations

To consider responses of the Cabinet reports of the Panel. 


Items referred from the Performance Monitoring Panel


Key Decision Plan pdf icon PDF 207 KB

To note the current Key Decision Plan (copy enclosed).  


Policy Register pdf icon PDF 244 KB

To note the current Policy Register (copy enclosed).


Officers will be in attendance to provide an update on the Asset Management Strategy.


Planning Design Task Group Report pdf icon PDF 172 KB

To provide an update on the work undertaken as part of the Planning Design Task Group (report of the Planning Design Task Group enclosed).

Additional documents:


Empty Homes Strategy

To target owners of long term empty properties in order to increase the availability of properties to rent or buy and regenerate the area (report of the Housing Landlord Services Manager and the Housing Options Manager).


Housing Assistance Policy

To update policies and enable South Holland District Council to further assist a range of vulnerable and/or disadvantaged households (report of the Housing Options Manager).


Review of Lettings Policy for SHDC's Commercial Portfolio

To put forward a revised Lettings Policy for Industrial Units (report of the Asset Project Manager).


Policy Development Panel Work Programme pdf icon PDF 142 KB

That the Panel gives consideration to the report and identifies any issues for discussion (report of the Executive Manager Governance enclosed).

Additional documents:


Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent.



NOTE:            No other business is permitted unless by reason of special circumstances, which shall be specified in the minutes, the Chairman is of the opinion that the item(s) should be considered as a matter of urgency.