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Decision - Declarations of Interest

Decision details

Declarations of Interest

Decision Maker: Planning Applications Sub-Committee (3)

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

2.1      Councillor Iain Bott explained that a week before the meeting, all four Members of the Committee were provided with a full set of papers including a detailed officer’s report on each application; together with bundles of every single letter or e-mail received in respect of every application, including all letters and e-mails containing objections or giving support. Members of the Committee read through everything in detail prior to the meeting.  Accordingly, if an issue or comment made by a correspondent was not specifically mentioned at this meeting in the officers’ presentation or by Members of the Committee, it did not mean that the issue had been ignored.  Members will have read about the issue and comments made by correspondents in the papers read prior to the meeting.

 

2.2      Councillor Bott then made the following further declarations as they related to the specific applications on the agenda:

 

            Item 1: That the application site is in his Ward, that he knows the applicant who is a next door neighbour and a friend, and that he will withdraw from the Committee for this item and address the Committee in his capacity as a Ward Councillor.

 

            Item 2: That Councillor Geoff Barraclough, Councillor Selina Short and himself had undertaken a site visit on 17 July 2018.

 

            Item 4: That the application site in his Ward and that he will withdraw from the Committee for this item and address the Committee in his capacity as a Ward Councillor.

 

2.3      Councillor Geoff Barraclough declared that in respect of item 8, that he knew the previous landlord and was Chairman of the ACV Committee of which is no longer involved, although his wife is. Councillor Barraclough stated that he does not know the current landlord, however he does still use the premises. Councillor Barraclough stated that he would be withdrawing from the Committee during consideration of this item as he felt that it would be appropriate to do so.

 

2.4       Councillor Angela Harvey declared that in respect of item 5, the application site is in her Ward and that she will withdraw from the Committee for this item to address the Committee in her capacity as a Ward Councillor.

Publication date: 07/08/2018

Date of decision: 17/07/2018

Decided at meeting: 17/07/2018 - Planning Applications Sub-Committee (3)