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Agenda, decisions and minutes

Venue: Committee Room 1, Town Hall, Upper Street, N1 2UD

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No. Item


Apologies for absence


Received from Councillors Kaya Comer-Schwartz and Richard Watts (members of the Committee) and Councillor Anjna Khurana (observer).


Declaration of substitute members


Councillor Janet Burgess substituted for Councillor Richard Watts. 


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.





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CONFIRMED as a correct record, subject to the addition of Councillor Mouna Hamitouche to the list of councillors present.



That the minutes of the meeting held on 18 June 2018 be confirmed as an accurate record of proceedings and the Chair be authorised to sign them, subject to the addition of Councillor Mouna Hamitouche’s name to the list of those present.


Local Initiatives Fund awards pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Additional documents:


AGREED recommendations


Reasons for decision – as specified in the report

Other options considered – none

Conflicts of interest/Any dispensations granted – none




(a) That the proposals for funding under the Local Initiatives Fund submitted by Ward councillors and the changes to previous proposals, detailed in Appendix A (attached to these minutes) of the report of the Executive Member for Community Development, be approved in principle, subject to the interim Corporate Director of Housing and Adult Social Services being satisfied that the necessary checks have been made any other issues resolved.

(b) That the declarations of interest made by councillors, detailed in paragraph 3.11 of the report, be noted.

(c) That the amendments to Ward budgets resulting from project funding being returned, as detailed in paragraph 3.12 and the final page of Appendix A of the report, be noted.


Reason for decision

To assist in developing and sustaining a healthy voluntary and community sector in Islington.


Other options considered



Conflicts of interest/Any dispensations granted