Agenda item - Declarations of Interest

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Agenda 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 committee lawyer or administrator preferably before the meeting.


81.1      Councillor Nemeth declared a personal but not prejudicial interest in Item 94(4) Notice of Motion on Hove Library Planning Application, as his daughter attended the nursery that was associated with the planning application.


81.2      Councillor Platts declared personal and non-prejudicial interest in Item 94(3), Notice of Motion on Women Against State Pension Injustice (WASPI) Campaign as she ran a publicity company that had been involved with the campaign organisers;


81.3      Councillor Bell also declared a non-prejudicial interest in Item 94(3) as his partner was a co-signee to an amendment to the Bill concerning WASPI;


81.4      Councillors Janio and Druitt declared a personal and non-prejudicial interest in Item 96(6), Notice of Motion regarding Commercial Recycling for Small Businesses on the basis that Councillor Janio’s partner was a small trader and Councillor Druitt ran a small business in the city;


81.5      No other declarations of interests in matters appearing on the agenda were made.



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