Agenda item - Procedural Business
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- Meeting of Children, Young People & Skills Committee, Monday, 3rd October, 2016 4.00pm (Item 26.)
- View the background to item 26.
(a) Declaration 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 public.
A list and description of the exempt categories is available for public inspection at Brighton and Hove Town Halls.
26 Procedural Business
26(a) Declarations of substitutes
26.1 Councillor Greenbaum declared that she was substituting for Councillor Knight
Councillor Miller declared that he was substituting for Councillor Taylor
Councillor Page declared that he was substituting for Councillor Phillips
Councillor Simson declared that she was substituting for Councillor Wealls
Ms B Connor declared that she was substituting for Ms M Ryan
26(b) Declarations of interest
26.2 Councillor Bewick declared that a personal but non pecuniary interest in Item 40 ‘Review of Post 16 (School Based) Provision in Brighton & Hove’, as he was Managing Director of New York Training Limited. Although it was not clear that there would be any conflict, on the advice of the Monitoring Officer and to ensure there was no perceived conflict, he stated he would leave the room during that item.
Councillor Simson declared a personal but non pecuniary interest in Item 39 ‘Youth & Employability Trust Proposals’, as she was a trustee of the Deans Youth Project.
Councillor Russell-Moyle declared a personal but non pecuniary interest in Item 39 ‘Youth & Employability Trust Proposals’ as he was a trustee of the Crew Club.
Mr B Glazebrook declared a personal but non pecuniary interest in Item 39 ‘Youth & Employability Trust Proposals’ as he was a trustee of the Youth Collective.
Mr M Jones declared a personal but non pecuniary interest in Item 33 ‘SEND Review Phase 2/Special School and Pupil Referral Unit Reorganisation’ as his wife worked at Hillside School.
26(c) Exclusion of press and public
In accordance with section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (“the Act”), the Committee considered whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during an item of business on the grounds that it was likely, in view of the business to be transacted or the nature of proceedings, that if members of the press and public were present during that item, there would be disclosure to them of confidential information (as defined in section 100A(3) of the Act) or exempt information (as defined in section 100(I) of the Act).
26.3 RESOLVED- That the press and public not be excluded