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Decision details

Provision of Legal Services to Tamworth Borough Council

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: No


To provide options for the delivery of legal services to the Council


The Report of the Portfolio Holder for Assets and Finance sought Cabinet approval for the establishment of a Shared Services Agreement for the provision of legal services with Lichfield District Council and South Staffordshire District Council.




that Cabinet:



Approved the establishment of a shared legal service with South Staffordshire District Council and Lichfield District Council, with South Staffordshire District Council being the ‘Host Authority’;



Delegated authority to the Cabinet Member and the Executive Director Organisation to approve the Strategic Partnership Agreement;



Requested staffing implications associated with this report be considered by  Appointments & Staffing Committee and



1.    Delegated authority to the relevant budget holder to vire the identified budgetary amounts as detailed in Appendix 4.


(Moved by Councillor R Pritchard and seconded by Councillor S Doyle)


Report author: Anica Goodwin

Publication date: 04/03/2020

Date of decision: 19/12/2019

Decided at meeting: 19/12/2019 - Cabinet

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