Agenda and draft minutes

Council - Wednesday 23rd June, 2021 7.00 pm

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

Contact: Janis Best, Committee and Councillor Support Manager s  Email:  jbest@westminster.gov.uk Tel: 07971 920521

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Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Relief Chairman

To appoint a relief Chairman.

Minutes:

1.1      It was moved by the Lord Mayor and seconded by Councillor Paul Swaddle that Councillor Ian Adams be elected as Relief Chairman.

 

1.2      Motion put and declared CARRIED.

2.

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To sign the Minutes of the Meeting of the Council meeting held on 21 April 2021.

Minutes:

2.1      RESOLVED: The minutes of the proceedings at the Council meeting held on Wednesday 21 April 2021 were, with the assent of the Members present, signed by the Lord Mayor as a true record of the proceedings.

3.

Lord Mayor's Communications

1.               The Lord Mayor to report that, on Friday April 16th, he attended the Service of Commemoration for HRH Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh at St John's Hyde Park

 

2,         The Lord Mayor to report that, also on Friday April 16th, he attended the Sung Requiem Eucharist for HRH The Duke of Edinburgh at The Abbey

 

3.               The Lord Mayor to report that, on Saturday April 24th, he attended the Royal Society of St George Cenotaph Parade & Abbey Service

 

4.               The Lord Mayor to report that, on Sunday April 25th, he attended the ANZAC Day service at The Abbey

 

5.               The Lord Mayor to report that, also on Sunday April 25th, he attended the Evensong of Thanksgiving for St George The Martyr at St John's Church, Kensal Green

 

6.               The Lord Mayor to report that, on Wednesday May 12th, he attended a Service to Commemorate the Life of Florence Nightingale at The Abbey

 

7.               The Lord Mayor to report that, on Monday May 17th, Evensong to Celebrate the Installation of Sir Kenneth Olisa as High Bailiff at The Abbey

 

8.               The Lord Mayor to report that, also on Monday May 17th, he attended the Opening Event and Performance of ‘The Mousetrap’ at St Martin’s Theatre, West Street

 

9.               The Lord Mayor to report that, on Friday 21st May, he attended the Chilean Naval Day Wreath Laying Ceremony at The Abbey

 

10.           The Lord Mayor to report that, on Tuesday 25th May, he attended the Westminster Tree Trust Planting Event outside Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street

 

11.           The Lord Mayor to report that, on Thursday 27th May, he attended a Luncheon with the HMS Westminster Command Team at The House of St Barnabas, 1 Greek Street.

Minutes:

3.1      The Lord Mayor referred to these as set out on the agenda.

4.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

4.1      There were no declarations.

5.

Statement on Urgent Matters

Minutes:

5.1          There were no statements on urgent matters.

6.

Petitions and Deputations, if any

Minutes:

6.1           There were no petitions or deputations received.

7.

Questions

The Lord Mayor will call Members who have indicated that they wish to ask a question after the Leader of the Opposition has asked his questions.

Minutes:

7.1      The questions, supplementary questions and replies are included as a recording on the Council’s website.

8.

Councillor Issues

Councillor Selina Short – Drug Dealing on Our Streets

 

Councillor Patricia McAllister – Children’s Services

Minutes:

8.1      Drug Dealing on our Streets

 

           Councillor Selina Short spoke and Councillor Heather Acton replied.

 

           Children’s Services

 

           Councillor Patricia McAllister spoke and Councillor Tim Barnes replied.

9.

Future Policy Plan

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

Minutes:

9.1      No items were selected for debate.