Agenda

Council - Wednesday 11th November, 2020 7.00 pm

Venue: Westminster Council House, 97-113 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5PT

Contact: Reuben Segal, Head of Committee and Governance Services  Email:  rsegal@westminster.gov.uk Tel: 07890 380137

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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Relief Chairman

To appoint a relief Chairman.

2.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 225 KB

To sign the Minutes of the Meeting of the Council meeting held on 16 September 2020.

3.

Lord Mayor's Communications

The Lord Mayor to report that, on September 19th, he attended the Military Wives Choir Recording & Interview at Tileyard Studios

 

The Lord Mayor to report that, on September 20th, he attended the Battle of Britain Thanksgiving Service & reception at the Abbey.

 

The Lord Mayor to report that, on September 23rd, he attended the preview of 'Refugees: Forced to Flee' at the Imperial War Museum.

 

The Lord Mayor to report that, on September 29th, he met with the Ambassador of Norway, Wegger Chr. Strømmen, an introductory meeting. This took place at the Norwegian Embassy.

 

The Lord Mayor to report that, on September 30th, he visited the volunteers working for Silver Sunday/Westminster Connects, at the Dryburgh Community Hall.

 

The Lord Mayor to report that, on October 6th, he visited Public Hall in Horseguards Avenue, to learn more about the collaborative workspace.

 

The Lord Mayor to report that, on October 13th, he attended a Wigmore Hall Recital - Mariam Batsashvili Piano.

 

The Lord Mayor to report that, on October 14th, he took part in a filmed discussion with John Gilhooly, Executive and Artistic Director of the Wigmore Hall, at the Wigmore Hall.

 

The Lord Mayor to report that, on October 18th, he attended the LMA Civic Service/Evensong at the Abbey.

 

The Lord Mayor to report that, on October 21st, he attended the presentation of certificates to Police Cadets at the Pimlico Academy.

 

The Lord Mayor to report that, on October 22nd, he visited the Pimlico Million and Radio 3 Pimlico to learn more about locally funded projects.

 

 

 

 

 

4.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members and Officers of the existence and nature of any pecuniary interests or any other significant interest in matters on this agenda.

 

5.

Statement on Urgent Matters

With the approval of the Chairman of the meeting, the Leader of the Council may make a statement on an urgent matter and the Leader of the Opposition will have an equivalent right of reply.

6.

Petitions and Deputations, if any

7.

Questions

The Lord Mayor will call members who have previously indicated that they wished to ask a question in accordance with the circulated list after the Leader of the Opposition has asked his questions

8.

Councillor Issues

Councillor Angela Harvey: Arts and Culture in Westminster

 

Councillor Eoghain Murphy: Ensuring a Sustainable Investment Future for our Pensioners and the City

9.

Future Policy Plan pdf icon PDF 182 KB

To consider items for debate from the attached Future Policy Plan.

10.

Report of the Director of Law pdf icon PDF 293 KB

Programme of Meetings 2021/2022 and Future Budget Setting

11.

Notices of Motion

To be moved by Councillor Tim Roca

 

To be seconded by Councillor Papya Qureshi

 

This Council notes that according to the last Department for Education census there were 5491 pupils known to be eligible for and claiming free school meals in Westminster's schools.

 

This Council resolves to follow the lead of other local authorities, including RBKC, Hammersmith & Fulham, and Camden, in funding the free school meal voucher scheme in the coming school holidays, and in the absence of funding from central government to continue this provision until Easter 2021.