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Communities, Leisure and Arts

Policy Advisory Committee MEETING


Date:†††††† Tuesday 5 September 2023

Time:††††† 6.30 p.m.

Venue:††† Town Hall, High Street, Maidstone



Councillors †† Bryant, Eagle, Forecast (Chairman), Fort, Mrs Gooch (Vice-Chairman), Harper, Hinder, Naghi and T Wilkinson


The Chairman will assume that all Members will read the reports before attending the meeting. Officers are asked to assume the same when introducing reports.



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1.        Apologies for Absence




2.        Notification of Substitute Members




3.        Urgent Items




4.        Notification of Visiting Members




5.        Disclosures by Members and Officers




6.        Disclosures of Lobbying




7.        To consider whether any items should be taken in private because of the possible disclosure of exempt information




8.        Minutes of the meeting held on 4 July 2023

1 - 4



9.        Forward Plan relating to the Committee's Terms of Reference

5 - 9



10.     Response to Kent County Council's 'Kent Family Hub Services' Consultation

10 - 62



11.     1st Quarter Finance Update & Performance Monitoring Report 2023/24

63 - 80



12.     Medium Term Financial Strategy and Budget Proposals

81 - 117








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