Tourism, Equalities, Communities & Culture Committee




11 March 2021






Note: in response to current Government Regulations this meeting is being held as a virtual meeting for councillors and is accessible via Teams. Public speaking and engagement opportunities will be made available.


The meeting will also be webcast live to the internet.


Councillors: , Powell (Joint Chair), Osborne (Joint Chair), Ebel (Joint Deputy Chair), Evans (Opposition Spokesperson), Nemeth (Group Spokesperson), Grimshaw, Mac Cafferty, Mears, O'Quinn and Simson


Lola Banjoko (B&H - CCG), Joanna Martindale (Community Voluntary Sector), Nick May (Sussex Police) and Stephanie Prior


Greg Weaver

Democratic Services Officer

01273 291214


























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69       Procedural Business



(a)         Declarations of Substitutes:  Where councillors are unable to attend a meeting, a substitute Member from the same political group may attend, speak and vote in their place for that meeting.


(b)         Declarations of Interest: 


(a)      Disclosable pecuniary interests;

(b)      Any other interests required to be registered under the local code;

(c)      Any other general interest as a result of which a decision on the matter might reasonably be regarded as affecting you or a partner more than a majority of other people or businesses in the ward/s affected by the decision.


In each case, you need to declare

(i)        the item on the agenda the interest relates to;

(ii)      the nature of the interest; and

(iii)     whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest or some other interest.


If unsure, Members should seek advice from the committee lawyer or administrator preferably before the meeting.


(c)          Exclusion of Press and Public:  To consider whether, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, the press and public should be excluded from the meeting when any of the following items are under consideration.


Note:  Any item appearing in Part Two of the agenda states in its heading the category under which the information disclosed in the report is exempt from disclosure and therefore not available to the press and public. A list and description of the exempt categories is available for public inspection at Brighton and Hove Town Halls and on-line in the Constitution at part 7.1.





70       Minutes

7 - 38


To consider the minutes of the meeting held on 14 January 2021 and the amended Minutes of the meeting held on the 19th November 2020 including a description of the amended minutes (Copy attached)



Contact Officer:

Greg Weaver

Tel: 01273 291214





71       Chairs Communications





72       Call Over



(a)          Items (75 – 84) will be read out at the meeting and Members invited to reserve the items for consideration.


(b)          Those items not reserved will be taken as having been received and the reports’ recommendations agreed.





73       Public Involvement

39 - 42


To consider the following matters raised by members of the public:


(a)          Petitions: To receive any petitions presented by members of the public;


(i)            Improve Hove and Portslade Seafront – Andrea Lewis


(b)         Written Questions: To receive any questions submitted by the due date of 12 noon on the 5th March 2021



(i)           Covid Memorial – Jay Butler

(ii)          Minutes at Previous TECC Meeting – Roy Pennington

(iii)        Libraries – Christopher Hawtree



(c)          Deputations: To receive any deputations submitted by the due date of 5 noon on the 5th March 2021.





74       Member Involvement

43 - 56


To consider the following matters raised by councillors:


(a)      Petitions: to receive any petitions submitted to the full Council or at the meeting itself;

(b)      Written Questions: to consider any written questions;


(i)    Sea Swimming  –  Councillor Robert Nemeth

(ii)  West Pier – Councillor Robert Nemeth

(iii) King Alfred – Councillor Robert Nemeth

(iv) Urgent Call to Address Crime  – Councillor Nick Childs

(v)  Fly-Posting on the Seafront – Councillor Robert Nemeth

(vi) Funding for Memorial Plaque  – Councillor Nick Childs

(vii)        Communal Beach Hut – Councillor Bridget Fishleigh


(c)      Letters: to consider any letters;


(i)            Senior Officer Report Request – Councillor Stephanie Powell


(d)      Notices of Motion: to consider any Notices of Motion referred from Council or submitted directly to the Committee.


(i)    Register of Heritage Assets – Councillor Nemeth and Mears

(ii)  Field Officers – Councillor Bell and Lewry This item has been withdrawn having been listed in error.

(iii) Commitment to Helping those with Hidden Disabilities – Councillor Powell and Williams

(iv) Pavilion Gardens Summer Concerts – Councillor Mears and Nemeth





75       Prevent (preventing terrorism and extremism)

57 - 66


Report of the Executive Director Housing, Neighbourhoods & Communities.



Contact Officer:

Nahida Shaikh




Ward Affected:

All Wards






76       Oxford Court PSPO Review (Gating Scheme)

67 - 80


Report of the Executive Director Housing Neighbourhoods and Communities



Contact Officer:

Simon Bannister

Tel: 01273 293925



Ward Affected:

St Peter's & North Laine






77       Update on Anti-Racism Work

81 - 86


Report of the Executive Director Housing, Neighbourhoods, Communities



Contact Officer:

Emma McDermott

Tel: 01273 296805



Ward Affected:

All Wards






78       Libraries Strategy - Procedures for Consultation and Engagement

87 - 92


Report of the Executive Director for Housing, Neighbourhoods and Communities



Contact Officer:

Sally McMahon

Tel: 01273 296963



Ward Affected:

All Wards






79       City of Sanctuary Re-accreditation

93 - 108


Report of the Executive Director of Housing, Neighbourhoods and Communities



Contact Officer:

Lucy Bryson

Tel: 01273 292572



Ward Affected:

All Wards






80       Royal Pavilion and Museums Trust -  Plan for 2021/22

109 - 128


Report of the Executive Director Economy, Environment and Culture



Contact Officer:

Donna Chisholm




Ward Affected:

All Wards






81       Brighton Dome Brighton Festival Report 2020 - 2021

129 - 136


Report of the Executive Director Economy, Environment and Culture



Contact Officer:

Branwen Lorigan

Tel: 01273 291094



Ward Affected:

All Wards






82       Review Assessment for City Plan Part One

137 - 146


Report of the Executive Director, Economy, Environment and Culture



Contact Officer:

Steve Tremlett

Tel: 01273 292108



Ward Affected:

All Wards






83       Christmas Market 2021

147 - 164


Report of the Executive Director, Economy, Environment & Culture



Contact Officer:

Ian Shurrock

Tel: 01273 292084



Ward Affected:

St Peter's & North Laine






84       Commissioning of Domestic Violence and Abuse Services

To Follow


Report of the Executive Director for Housing, Neighbourhoods & Communities (to be circulated).



Contact Officer:

Rachel Sharpe




Ward Affected:

All Wards






85       Items referred for Full Council



To consider items to be submitted to the 25th March 2021 Council meeting for information.


In accordance with Procedure Rule 24.3a, the Committee may determine that any item is to be included in its report to Council. In addition, any Group may specify one further item to be included by notifying the Chief Executive no later than 10am on the eighth working day before the Council meeting at which the report is to be made, or if the Committee meeting take place after this deadline, immediately at the conclusion of the Committee meeting







In response to the current situation with Covid-19 and the easing of Regulations, this Committee meeting will be held virtually via Teams and web cast simultaneously. 


The City Council actively welcomes members of the public and the press to attend its meetings and holds as many of its meetings as possible in public.  Provision is also made on the agendas for public questions to committees and details of how questions can be raised can be found on the website and/or on agendas for the meetings.


The closing date for receipt of public questions and deputations for the next meeting is 12 noon on the fourth working day before the meeting.


For those members of the public wishing to actively take part in the meeting a link will be emailed so that they can join the meeting.


Meeting papers can be provided, on request, in large print, in Braille, on audio tape or on disc, or translated into any other language as requested.



This meeting may be filmed for live or subsequent broadcast via the Council’s website.  At the start of the meeting the Chair will confirm if all or part of the meeting is being filmed.  You should be aware that the Council is a Data Controller under the Data Protection Act 1998.  Data collected during this web cast will be retained in accordance with the Council’s published policy.


Therefore, by joining the meeting via the link provided you are deemed to be consenting to being filmed and to the possible use of those images and sound recordings for the purpose of web casting and/or Member training.  If members of the public do not wish to have their image captured, they should ensure they do not use the Teams video facility and provide a static image.



For further details and general enquiries about this meeting contact Greg Weaver, (01273 291214, email or email


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