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Forward Plan of Key Decisions

Mid Sussex District Council is required to publish a Forward Plan of all key decisions to be taken in the following four months. The Plan will be updated monthly and made available 14 days before the beginning of each month.
The Forward Plan shows details of key decisions to be taken by Mid Sussex District Council, the Cabinet, individual Cabinet Members and by Officers under their delegated powers.

The Plan shows:
  • when those decisions will be made
  • who will make the decision
  • to whom the representations can be made and how
  • what arrangements are proposed to consult the public and stakeholders about the decisions
  • what documents relating to those decisions will be available and when
  • who you can contact about the decision and how to obtain copies of those documents.

A key decision is an executive decision which is likely:

    a) to result in the Council incurring expenditure which is, or the making of savings which are, significant having 
        regard to the Council’s budget for the service and functions to which the decision relates, or

    b) to be significant in terms of its effect on communities living or working in an area comprising of two or more
        wards or electoral divisions in the area of the Council.

Copies of the documents referred to in the Forward Plan may be obtained from the contact officer, whose name, office and e-mail addresses are listed in the Forward Plan.

The Council's office address is: Mid Sussex District Council, Oaklands, Oaklands Road, Haywards Heath, West Sussex RH16 1SS.

The Forward Plan makes reference to decisions made by the Cabinet.

Membership of Mid Sussex District Council’s Cabinet is as follows:

Leader  Councillor Garry Wall 
Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Resources and Economic Growth         Councillor Jonathan Ash-Edwards 
Cabinet Member
for Service Delivery
Councillor Gary Marsh 
Cabinet Member for Customer Services Councillor Mandy Thomas-Atkin
Cabinet Member for Community  Councillor Norman Webster
Cabinet Member for Housing and Planning  Councillor Andrew MacNaughton


You can download Copies of the Forward Plan of Key Decisions here. If you have any questions about the Forward Plan, please contact Member Services on 01444 477227 or e-mail:

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