Agenda item - Declarations of substitutes and interests and exclusions
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Declarations of substitutes and interests and exclusions
The Chair of the Board will formally ask if anyone is attending to represent another member, and if anyone has a personal and/or financial interest in anything being discussed at the meeting. The Board will then consider whether any of the discussions to be held need to be in private.
Prior to commencement of the meeting the Deputy Chair, Councillor Nield explained that apologies had been received from the Chair, Councillor Shanks who was unwell. In her absence, Councillor Nield would be taking the Chair. In line with current Government Guidance decisions would be taken by those Members who were present in the Chamber. Apart from those officers also present in the Chamber others would join the meeting via Microsoft Teams.
14(a) Declaration of Substitutes
14.1 It was noted that Councillor Shanks, Siobhan Melia (Sussex Partnership NHS Trust) and Marianne Griffiths (University Hospitals Sussex NHS Foundation) had sent their apologies. Councillor Clare was present in substitution for Councillor Shanks and Ben Stevens was present in substitution for Marianne Griffiths.
14(b) Declarations of Interests
14.2 There were none.
14(c) Exclusion of Press and Public
14.3 In accordance with Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (“the Act”), the Health and Wellbeing Board 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.
14.4 RESOLVED - That the public be not excluded during consideration of any item of business set out on the agenda.