Agenda item - Procedural Business
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- Meeting of Tourism, Equalities, Communities & Culture Committee, Thursday, 16th September, 2021 4.00pm (Item 16.)
(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.
(a) Declarations of Substitutes
1.1 Harpreet Kaur substituting for Lola Banjoko.
(b) Declarations of Interest
1.2 Councillor Ebel declared a non-prejudicial interest on item 28 of the Agenda as she sits on the Hove Station Neighbourhood Forum.
1.3 Councillor Powell declared a non-prejudicial interest as she was currently working with Sussex Police.
(c) Exclusion of the Press and Public
1.3 In accordance with Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972, the committee considered whether the public should be excluded from the meeting during consideration of any item of business on the grounds that it is likely in view of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during it, there would be disclosure to them of confidential information as defined in Section 100A (3) of the Act.
1.4 RESOLVED: That the press and public be not excluded from the meeting during consideration of any item of business listed on the agenda.