Agenda and draft minutes

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183.

Apologies for Absence

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Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence at this meeting.

184.

Declarations of Interest

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Minutes:

·         Councillor Burzotta

 

Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee – 22nd July 2020

Minute 182 (Report from the Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA) – non-pecuniary interest: family has business interests in the Borough;

 

·         Councillor Garston

 

Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee – 22nd July 2020

Minute 182 (Report from the Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA) – non-pecuniary interest: has business interests in South Essex;

·         Councillor Jones

 

Cabinet – 22nd July 2020

 

Minute 178 (Report from the Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA) – non-pecuniary interest: the work done with ASELA relates to her husband’s employer;

 

·         Councillor Mitchell

 

Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee – 22nd July 2020

 

Minute 182 (Report from the Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA) – non-pecuniary interest: employed by Essex County Council (children and families) within South Essex;

 

·         Councillor Nelson

 

Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee – 22nd July 2020

Minute 182 (Report from the Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA) – non-pecuniary interest: Family has business interests in the Borough;

 

·                     Councillor Wakefield

 

Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee – 22nd July 2020

 

Minute 182 (Report from the Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA) – non-pecuniary interest: Has business interests in the Borough;

 

185.

Report from the Association of South Essex Local Authorities (ASELA) pdf icon PDF 64 KB

(a) Minutes of the Special Cabinet held Wednesday 22nd July 2020 to follow.

 

(b) Minutes of the Special Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee held 22nd July 2020 to follow

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Minutes:

The Council had before it the minutes of the Special Cabinet held on 22nd July 2020 and the minutes of the Special Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee held on 22nd July 2020.

 

Prior to the meeting, the following documents were circulated to all Councillors:

 

·           Letter dated 30 July 2020 from Simon Clarke MP, Minister for Regional Growth and Local Government; and

·       Details of the cost of the Shared Intelligence report (Enclosure 3 to Appendix 1 of the Cabinet report)

 

During the debate the Leader confirmed that:

 

Ø  Details of ASELA’s income and expenditure will be supplied to councillors;

Ø  The Shared Intelligence report will not form part of the submission to the Government;

Ø  The agendas and minutes of ASELA will in future be made public; and

Ø  He is prepared to establish a Working Party to have oversight of the on-going work of ASELA and issues coming from the forthcoming White Paper on Local Government Reform.

 

During consideration of the matter, which had been referred-up under Standing Order 39, a motion was proposed and seconded to refer the matter back to Cabinet.

 

The motion for reference back of the matter was not carried.

 

Resolved:

 

That the minutes of the Special Cabinet held 21st July 2020 and the minutes of the Special Policy and Resources Scrutiny Committee held 21st July 2020, be noted.

 

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