Agenda and minutes

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No. Item


Welcome and introductions

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The Chair welcomed everyone to the meeting.


Emergency Evacuation Procedure

The Chair will draw attention to the emergency evacuation procedure as set out in the Notes

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The Senior Democratic Services Officer drew attention to the evacuation procedure as set out in the Agenda.


Apologies for Absence

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Councillor Mark Shelford had sent his apologies for this meeting.


Declarations of Interest

At this point in the meeting declarations of interest are received from Members in any of the agenda items under consideration at the meeting. Members are asked to indicate:

(a) The agenda item number in which they have an interest to declare.

(b) The nature of their interest.

(c) Whether their interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or an other interest,  (as defined in Part 2, A and B of the Code of Conduct and Rules for Registration of Interests)

Any Member who needs to clarify any matters relating to the declaration of interests is recommended to seek advice from the Council’s Monitoring Officeror a member of his staff before the meeting to expedite dealing with the item during the meeting.

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Councillor Charles Gerrish declared an other interest as the Chair of the ADL Board.  Councillor Gerrish said that he would participate in the debate but that he would abstain from voting.


Statements, Deputations or Petitions from Public or Councillors

Councillors and members of the public may register their intention to make a statement if they notify the subject matter of their statement before the deadline.  Statements are limited to 3 minutes each.  The speaker may then be asked by Cabinet members to answer factual questions arising out of their statement.


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There were none.




Exclusion of the Public

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The Cabinet having been satisfied that the public interest would be better served by not disclosing relevant information, in accordance with the provisions of Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, RESOLVED that the public shall be excluded from the meeting for the next item and that the reporting of this part of the meeting be prevented under Section 100A(5A), because of the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, as amended.


The Chair informed the Cabinet that Group Leaders would be allowed to stay and make their statements during the exempt session of the meeting.


Aequus - Shareholder approval of development business case proposal pdf icon PDF 74 KB

To approve a business case and related development loan funding for a land acquisition and housing development proposal by the Council’s housing development company Aequus Construction Ltd.

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It was RESOLVED that that Cabinet REJECTED the Business Case for the proposed development.


NOTE: As the Cabinet rejected recommendation 2.1 they did not vote on recommendations 2.2 and 2.3 of the report.