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- Meeting of Tourism, Development & Culture Committee, Thursday, 16th November, 2017 4.00pm (Item 26.)
(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.
26a Declarations of Substitutes
26.1 There were none.
26b Declarations of Interest
26.2 Councillor Nemeth referred to the to the Brighton and Hove Big Screen event, Outdoor Events Madeira Drive, Road Closures 2018 (Item 32) and stating that he had occupied shared office space with the organisers. Confirming however that he did not have a prejudicial interest, remained of a neutral mind and would remain present at the meeting during consideration and determination of their application. Councillor C Theobald stated that she also a non-prejudicial interest in the same matter remained of a neutral mind and would remain present at the meeting during consideration and determination of their application.
26.3 Councillor Druitt stated that whilst the “Big Lemon” with which he was associated had sponsored/been involved with outdoor events Outdoor Events in Parks and Open Spaces 2018 (Item 33) in previous years that was not the case for 2018 and as such he did not have a prejudicial interest in any of the events referred to and would therefore remain present at the meeting during consideration determination of that item.
26c Exclusion of Press and Public
26.4 The Committee considered whether the press and public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any of the items listed on the agenda.
26.5 RESOLVED – That the press and public not be excluded from the meeting.