Decision details

Minor Property Transactions: Voluntary Sector Lease for two local Scout Groups

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes




That Cabinet agrees the surrender and grant of a new lease set out in the table below, which has been the subject of negotiation with the voluntary sector organisation detailed in this report and instructs legal to complete the legal documentation.


Reasons for decision


The Cabinet Member for Property, Highways and Transport introduced a report, which Cabinet agreed, regarding new leases for the 2nd & 9th Scouts, Ruislip for use of a new Scout Hut being built by the Council. Cabinet’s decision enabled the organisations concerned to benefit from heavily discounted rent as part of the Council's Voluntary Sector Leasing Policy and wider commitment to a vibrant local voluntary sector.


Alternative options considered and rejected




Relevant Select Committee

Property, Highways and Transport

Expiry date for any scrutiny call-in / date decision can be implemented (if no call-in)

Cabinet’s decisions can be called in by a majority of the Select Committee by 5pm, Tuesday 2 April 2024

Officer(s) to action

Tekla Byfield




Private - Whilst the Cabinet's decisions above are always made public, the officer report relating to this matter is not because it was considered in the private part of the meeting and contained information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the Authority holding that information) and the public interest in withholding the information outweighed the public interest in disclosing it in accordance with Section 100(A) and paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12 (A) to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).




Publication date: 22/03/2024

Date of decision: 21/03/2024

Decided at meeting: 21/03/2024 - CABINET

Effective from: 03/04/2024

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