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To confirm the minutes from the previous meeting
The minutes of the meeting held on 29th September were agreed by the members present and then signed by the Chairman.
Apologies for absence
To receive any apologies for absence
There were no apologies for absence.
Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations of interest
A member with a disclosable pecuniary interest or a personal interest in a matter who attends a meeting of the authority at which the matter is considered -
(i) must disclose the interest at the start of the meeting or when the interest becomes apparent
and, if the interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest, or a personal interest which is also prejudicial
(ii) may not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter (and must withdraw to the public seating area) unless they have been granted a dispensation.
A member who discloses at a meeting a disclosable pecuniary interest which is not registered in the Members’ Register of Interests, or is not the subject of a pending notification, must notify the Monitoring Officer of the interest within 28 days of the disclosure.
Disclosable pecuniary interests, personal and prejudicial interests are defined in Part 2 of the Code of Conduct For Members
[If a member is in any doubt as to whether they have an interest which should be declared they should seek the advice of the Monitoring Officer before the start of the meeting]
Cllr Pringle declared an interest as she was familiar with the driver’s name on Facebook and they lived in the same area of the Borough, however they didn’t share a friendship or any personal association.
An opportunity for members of the public to make statements or ask questions in accordance with the rules as to public participation
There was no public participation.
Exclusion of the Public
To consider passing a resolution in the following terms:
That, under s.100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 Schedule 12A Part 1, as
amended by the Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006, the public be excluded during the item in Part II of the Agenda for the meeting, because it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, that if members of the public were present during this item there would be disclosure to them of exempt information relating to an individual which would be likely to reveal their identity (item 6).
It was proposed by Cllr Bassadone and seconded by Cllr Bhinder to move to Part II of the meeting and to exclude the public.
That, under S.100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public be excluded during the items in Part II of the Agenda for this meeting, because it was likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, that if members of the public were present during those items there would be disclosure to them of exempt information relating to an individual which is likely to reveal their identity (Item 6).
Operating as an Unlicensed Private Hire Operator
Full details can be found in the Part 2 Minutes.