Agenda item - Procedural Business
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(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.
Arrangements for the Meeting That Afternoon
Before proceeding to the formal business of the meeting and on welcoming all present to this meeting of Children Young People and Skills Committee the Chair explained that in line with current Government guidance this was a hybrid meeting. The debate and decision making rested solely with the four Members including the Diocescen voting co-optee who were in attendance in the Chamber.
1a Declaration of Substitutes
1.1 There were none.
1b Declarations of Interest
1.2 There were none.
1c Exclusion of Press and Public
1.3 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.
1.4 RESOLVED – That there were no part two items.