Members are asked
to contact William Reed, Democratic Services Manager, Tel 01865 252230,
(email to firstname.lastname@example.org) to tender apologies or advise of attendance by
their named Deputy Members.
reminded that Part II reports (where provided) contain exempt information
that is not available to the public or press and should therefore be treated
accordingly. They should not be disclosed or passed on to any other
person(s). There are no exempt reports for this meeting.
required to consider the implications of the Crime and Disorder Act 1998 and
the Human Rights Act 1998 when exercising their functions.
Members are asked to declare any personal interest and the nature of
that interest which they may have in any of the items under consideration at
this meeting when the “Declaration of Interests” item is reached on the
agenda. A member has a personal interest in a matter if that matter affects
the well-being or financial position of the member, the member’s relatives or
people with whom the member has a close association more than it would affect
the majority of other people in the ward(s) to which the matter relates.
A personal interest can affect the member, the member’s relatives or
people with whom the member has a close personal association positively or
negatively. If the member or the others would stand to gain or lose by the
decision, the member should also declare it.
A member also has a
personal interest in a matter if it relates to any interest which the member
A member has a
prejudicial interest in a matter if:-
(a) a member of the public, who knows
the relevant facts, would reasonably think the member’s personal interest is
so significant that it is likely to prejudice the member’s judgment of the
public interest; and
(b) the matter
affects the member’s financial interests or relates to a licensing or
regulatory matter; and
(c) the interest does not fall within
one of the exempt categories at paragraph 10(2)(c) of the Code of Conduct.
If a member has a
prejudicial interest he or
she must withdraw from the meeting. However, under paragraph 12(2) of the
Code of Conduct, if members of the public are allowed to make
representations, give evidence or answer questions about that matter, the
member may also make representations as if he or she were a member of the
public. However, the member must withdraw from the meeting once he or she
has made your representations and before any debate starts.