Items referred from Council - Petitions

Date of Meeting:

19 January 2021

Report of:

Executive Lead Officer for Strategy, Governance & Law

Contact Officer:


Mark Wall


01273 291006



Wards Affected:







1.                    SUMMARY AND POLICY CONTEXT:


1.1             To receive any petitions referred from the Council meeting held on the 17 December 2020.


2.               RECOMMENDATIONS:


2.1             That the Committee responds to the petition either by noting it or writing to the petition organiser setting out the Council’s views, or where it is considered more appropriate, calls for an officer report on the matter.


3.               PETITIONS:


cycle lane old shoreham road

Lead Petitioner – Dean Jackson


3.1               To receive the following petition referred from the meeting of the full Council and signed by 522 people:


We the undersigned call on Brighton and Hove City Council to halt plans to extend the existing Old Shoreham Road cycle lane into Portslade until full consultation has taken place with residents, traders, disabled groups, transport groups and any other body that should have been consulted in the first place.


3.2               An extract from the proceedings of the council meeting held on the 17 December is listed as appendix 1.






4.30pm17 December 2020






Present:   Councillors Robins (Chair), Mears (Deputy Chair), Allcock, Appich, Atkinson, Bagaeen, Barnett, Bell, Brennan, Brown, Childs, Clare, Davis, Deane, Druitt, Ebel, Evans, Fishleigh, Fowler, Gibson, Grimshaw, Hamilton, Heley, Henry, Hill, Hills, Hugh-Jones, Janio, Knight, Lewry, Littman, Lloyd, Mac Cafferty, McNair, Miller, Moonan, Nemeth, Nield, O'Quinn, Osborne, Peltzer Dunn, Phillips, Pissaridou, Platts, Powell, Shanks, Simson, C Theobald, Wares, West, Wilkinson, Williams and Yates.




63          pETITIONS.


63.1      The Mayor invited the submission of petitions from councillors and members of the public.  He reminded the Council that petitions would be referred to the appropriate decision-making body without debate and the person presenting the petition would be invited to attend the meeting to which the petition was referred.


63.6      Mr. Jackson presented a petition signed by 522 residents calling on the council to halt any extension to the cycle lane along the Old Shoreham Road and to undertake a consultation exercise to determine what action should be taken.


63.7      The Mayor thanked Mr. Jackson  for presenting the petition and noted that it would be referred to the Environment, Transport & Sustainability Committee for consideration.