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RPM Trust

11/10/2019 - RPM Trust

RESOLVED: That the Committee


(i)            Agreed the in principle decision of the Tourism, Development & Culture Committee in June 2019 that the Royal Pavilion & Museums service transfers to the Royal Pavilion & Museums Trust.


(ii)          Noted the positive progress to date and that the final legal agreements between the council and the Trust will be brought to the December Policy & Resources Committee for approval.


(iii)         Noted the governance arrangements, that Member nominations will be proposed via the December Policy and Resources Committee


(iv)         Noted the financial model, including the anticipated council

contributions and consequent short term draw on council reserves.


(v)          Noted the commitment to retain staff membership in the local government pension scheme (LGPS) at the time of transfer, and that discussions are continuing over the pensions proposals for other transferred and new staff.


(vi)         Noted the proposed commitments to staff made by the Trust;


(vii)         Agreed that the Thompson Bequest, Royal Pavilion Renewal Fund, Brighton & Hove Natural History Society Reserve, Museums Objects Reserves and James Green Foundation Reserve are transferred to the RPM Trust on transfer of the management of the RPM as detailed in paragraph 3.9.1.


(viii)       Noted that the intention is for the service to transfer by 1 April 2020.



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