Agenda for Council on Thursday, 28th January, 2021, 4.30pm

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Contact: Mark Wall  Head of Democratic Services


No. Item


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 Monitoring Officer or Democratic Services Officer preferably before the meeting.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 446 KB


Mayor's Communications.

    To receive communications from the Mayor.


Covid-19 Update

    With the agreement of the Mayor there will be an oral update from officers and a report of the Director of Public Health for information (to follow).


To receive petitions and e-petitions.

    Petitions will be presented by Members and/or members of the public to the Mayor at the meeting.


Written questions from members of the public. pdf icon PDF 113 KB

    A list of public questions received by the due date of 12noon on the 22 January 2021 will be circulated separately as part of an addendum at the meeting.


Deputations from members of the public. pdf icon PDF 279 KB

    A list of deputations received by the due date of 12noon on the 22 January 2021 will be circulated separately as part of an addendum at the meeting.


Petitions for Council Debate pdf icon PDF 186 KB

    Petitions to be debated at Council.  Reports of the Monitoring Officer.


    (1)  No Confidence in Brighton & Hove City Council. Lead petitioner Katie Brotherton.

    Additional documents:


Call Over for Reports of Committees.

    (a)  Call over (item 95) will be read out at the meeting and Members invited to reserve the item for consideration.


    (b)  To receive or approve the reports and agree with their recommendations, with the exception of those which have been reserved for discussion.


    (c)  Oral questions from Councillors on the Committee reports, which have not been reserved for discussion.


Written questions from Councillors. pdf icon PDF 323 KB

    A list of the written questions submitted by Members has been included in the agenda papers.  This will be repeated along with the written answers received and will be taken as read as part of an addendum circulated separately at the meeting.

    Additional documents:

6.30 - 7.00pm Refreshment Break

Note: A refreshment break is scheduled for 6.30pm although this may alter slightly depending on how the meeting is proceeding and the view of the Mayor.



Oral questions from Councillors pdf icon PDF 14 KB

    A list of Councillors who have indicated their desire to ask an oral question at the meeting along with the subject matters has been listed in the agenda papers.

Reports for Decision


Council Tax Reduction Scheme 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 234 KB

Reports Referred for Information


Brighton & Hove Climate Assembly pdf icon PDF 258 KB

Notices of Motion

The following Notices of Motion have been submitted by Members for consideration:


Evictions pdf icon PDF 216 KB


Save the Union Learning Fund pdf icon PDF 211 KB

    Proposed by Councillor Childs on behalf of the Labour Group.

    Additional documents:


Bone Marrow, Stem Cell and Organ Donation pdf icon PDF 190 KB


Value for Money Savings pdf icon PDF 213 KB

    Proposed by Councillor Bagaeen on behalf of the Conservative Group.


COP 26 & Wellbeing of Future Generations pdf icon PDF 211 KB

    Proposed by Councillor Phillips on behalf of the Green and Labour Groups.

    Additional documents:


Road Danger Reduction pdf icon PDF 289 KB

    Proposed by Councillor Hills on behalf of the Green and Labour Groups.


Trans Inclusion pdf icon PDF 209 KB

    Proposed by Councillor Powell on behalf of the Green, Labour and Conservative Groups.


Support for Excluded UK and those Excluded from Covid Support Schemes in the City pdf icon PDF 199 KB

    Proposed by Councillor Osborne on behalf of the Green Group.

    Additional documents:

Notices of Motion from 17 December Council meeting


The following Notices of Motion from the last Ordinary Council on the 17 December meeting have been included on the agenda for confirmatory vote only.

This is to ensure that the decisions can be taken publicly and recorded due to the problems encountered with the webcast at the last meeting.


Universal Credit pdf icon PDF 287 KB




Action to Reduce the Impact of Fireworks pdf icon PDF 200 KB


Support United Nations TPNW - ICAN Cities Appeal pdf icon PDF 190 KB


Power of Youth Charter pdf icon PDF 268 KB


Close of Meeting

    The Mayor will move a closure motion under Procedure Rule 17 to terminate the meeting 4 hours after the beginning of the meeting (excluding any breaks/adjournments).


    1.        The Mayor will put the motion to the vote and if it is carried will then:-

    (a)      Call on the Member who had moved the item under discussion to give their right of reply, before then putting the matter to the vote, taking into account the need to put any amendments that have been moved to the vote first;

    (b)      Each remaining item on the agenda that has not been dealt with will then be taken in the order they appear on the agenda and put to the vote without debate.

    The Member responsible for moving each item will be given the opportunity by the Mayor to withdraw the item or to have it voted on.  If there are any amendments that have been submitted, these will be taken and voted on first in the order that they were received.

    (c)      Following completion of the outstanding items, the Mayor will then close the meeting.

    2.        If the motion moved by the Mayor is not carried the meeting will continue in the normal way, with each item being moved and debated and voted on.

    3.        Any Member will still have the opportunity to move a closure motion should they so wish.  If such a motion is moved and seconded, then the same procedure as outlined above will be followed.

             Once all the remaining items have been dealt with the Mayor will close the meeting.


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