Agenda item - To receive petitions and e-petitions.
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To receive petitions and e-petitions.
The following petitions will be presented by Members and/or members of the public to the Mayor at the meeting:
(1) Protect CGL FACT Families and Carers Group. Lead petitioner Tonderayi Madzima;
(2) Addressing Children in Poverty in Brighton and Hove. Lead petitioner Bruno DeOliveira;
(3) Brighton & Hove City Council Act on Climate and Biodiversity Emergency Now! Lead petitioner Tash Fairbanks.
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.
63.2 Mr. Madzima presented a petition signed by 8 residents calling on the council to review the decision to cut funding to the Change Grow & Live (FACT) support Group.
63.3 The Mayor thanked Mr. Madzima for presenting the petition and noted that it would be referred to the Health & Wellbeing Board for consideration.
63.4 Ms. Henery and Ms. Fairbanks presented a petition signed by1,445 residents calling on the council to adopt an operational Climate and Biodiversity plan by April 2021.
63.5 The Mayor thanked Ms. Henery and Ms. Fairbanks for presenting the petition and noted that it would be referred to the Policy & Resources Committee for consideration.
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.
63.8 The Mayor noted that there were no other petitions to be presented.