Decision details

Healthier High Streets Scrutiny Commission report

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


The commission looked at how to reduce the impact of clusters of shops on Lambeth’s high streets which encouraged unhealthy lifestyles – these include fast food takeaways, off licences and payday money lenders. The report contains a series of recommendations and associated action plan for which approval is sought.



(1)    To receive the report and recommendations of the Healthier High Streets Scrutiny Commission (Appendix 1).

(2)    To note the successful engagement between the commission and policy makers which has resulted in a number of the report’s recommendations already having been adopted.

(3)    To approve the action plan prepared in response to the Commission’s recommendations (Appendix 2).


Report author: Gary O'Key

Publication date: 29/03/2016

Date of decision: 21/03/2016

Decided at meeting: 21/03/2016 - Cabinet

Effective from: 06/04/2016

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