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Agenda and minutes

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No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Received from Nick Whitaker, independent member.


Declaration of substitute members




Declarations of interest

If you have a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest* in an item of business:

§  if it is not yet on the council’s register, you must declare both the existence and details of it at the start of the meeting or when it becomes apparent;

§  you may choose to declare a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest that is already in the register in the interests of openness and transparency. 

In both the above cases, you must leave the room without participating in discussion of the item.


If you have a personal interest in an item of business and you intend to speak or vote on the item you must declare both the existence and details of it at the start of the meeting or when it becomes apparent but you may participate in the discussion and vote on the item.


*(a) Employment, etc - Any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for profit or gain.

(b)   Sponsorship - Any payment or other financial benefit in respect of your expenses in carrying out duties as a member, or of your election; including from a trade union.

(c)   Contracts - Any current contract for goods, services or works, between you or your partner (or a body in which one of you has a beneficial interest) and the council.

(d)   Land - Any beneficial interest in land which is within the council’s area.

(e)   Licences- Any licence to occupy land in the council’s area for a month or longer.

(f)   Corporate tenancies - Any tenancy between the council and a body in which you or your partner have a beneficial interest.

 (g)   Securities - Any beneficial interest in securities of a body which has a place of business or land in the council’s area, if the total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body or of any one class of its issued share capital. 


This applies to all members present at the meeting.




None received.


Whistleblowing complaint update pdf icon PDF 137 KB



(a) That the options available to the Committee, the implications for the Council and the complainant, as detailed in the report of the Interim Corporate Director of Resources, be noted.

(b) That it be noted that the most appropriate and reasonable outcome for the complainant and the Council had been taken into account.

(c) That the Acting Director of Law and Governance be authorised to action recommendations 11.1 and 11.2 in the exempt appendix to the report.




Exclusion of press and public





That the press and public be excluded during consideration of the following items as the presence of members of the public and press would result in the disclosure of exempt information within the terms of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, for the reasons indicated:



Agenda item E1


Reasons for exemption




Whistleblowing complaint update– exempt appendix

Categories 1 and 2  – Information relating to any individual; and

Information which is likely to reveal the identity of an individual



Whistleblowing complaint update - exempt appendix



That the Acting Director of Law and Governance be authorised to take the actions outlined in the exempt appendix.




The meeting closed at 7.00pm.