The Forward Plan sets out all the key decisions that the Council Cabinet expects to take in the near future. Each Cabinet Member is responsible for a number of services provided by the council which is known as a portfolio. The Forward Plan is separated into each Cabinet Members' portfolio and published monthly.
A key decision is:
1. Any decision on an Executive function which means the Council will spend or save £250,000 or more on a service or function of the authority
2. Any decision that is likely to have a significant impact on two or more wards within the city. This means any decision which is likely to have a significant positive or negative impact on the:
conditions of the people living or working in two or more wards. This includes policies, procedures and strategies not included in the budget and policy framework.
3. Any decision involving a grant or loan more than £25,000 to any voluntary body.