Notice of Motion - Caged Peafowl
Decision Maker: Cabinet
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: Yes
At the meeting of Council held on 14th December 2017, Members received a notice of motion calling on the Council to move the caged peafowl in the Chalkwell menagerie to a more humane home.
This had been proposed by Councillor Ware-Lane and seconded by Councillor Willis.
1. That it be noted that the peafowl have been bred in captivity and are in space sufficient for them and are being cared for. They are regularly fed and watered, breeding and show no signs of distress and are in good health. The space that they occupy has been recently improved and the Council is considering further improvements to their surroundings.
2. That the Council continue to review the situation before coming to a decision about the future of the Peafowl and will take advice from independent animal welfare charities, i.e. RSPCA and RSPB.
Reasons for Decision
To respond to the notice of motion.
Note:- This is an Executive Function
Eligible for call-in to Place Scrutiny Committee
Executive Councillor:- Holland
Publication date: 12/01/2018
Date of decision: 09/01/2018
Decided at meeting: 09/01/2018 - Cabinet
Effective from: 20/01/2018
This decision has been called in by:
- Councillor Julian Ware-Lane who writes Called-in for consideratin by the Place Scrutiny Committee"
- Councillor Helen McDonald who writes Called-in for consideration by the Place Scrutiny Committee"