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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Chorley and YouTube

Contact: Ruth Rimmington  Email:


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Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 27 September 2022 of Council pdf icon PDF 309 KB




Declarations of Any Interests

Members are reminded of their responsibility to declare any pecuniary interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda.


If you have a pecuniary interest you must withdraw from the meeting. Normally you should leave the room before the business starts to be discussed. You do, however, have the same right to speak as a member of the public and may remain in the room to enable you to exercise that right and then leave immediately. In either case you must not seek to improperly influence a decision on the matter.


Mayoral Announcements


Public Questions

Members of the public who have requested the opportunity to ask question(s) on any item(s) on the agenda will have three minutes to put their question(s) to the relevant Councillor. Members of the public will be allowed to ask one short supplementary question.


To view the procedure for public questions/ speaking click here and scroll to page 119


Chorley Council Corporate Strategy 2022/ 2023 pdf icon PDF 385 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Director of Change and Delivery.

Additional documents:


That the Corporate Strategy 2022/2023 be approved.


Update on Christmas proposals pdf icon PDF 148 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Deputy Chief Executive.


1.         That the activities planned for the Christmas 2022 celebrations be noted.

2.         That the measures set out in the report with regards to energy efficiency be agreed.


Revision of Statement of Principles under the Gambling Act 2005 pdf icon PDF 35 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Director (Planning and Development). 

Additional documents:


1.         That the revised Principles under the Gambling Act 2005 be adopted and published.

2.         That Statement of Principles would come into force four weeks after their publication. 


Committee appointments

To consider any changes to Committee appointments.


1.         Councillor Kim Snape to replace Councillor James Nevett on Overview and Scrutiny Performance Panel

2.         There will be a vacant seat on the Equality Forum

3.         Cllr Michelle Le Marinel to take on Council Champion Mental Health Awareness


Exclusion of the Public and Press

To consider the exclusion of the press and public for the following items of business on the ground that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 3 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Local Government Act.


By Virtue of Paragraph 3: Information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information)


Information is not exempt if it is required to be registered under-

The Companies Act 1985

The Friendly Societies Act 1974

The Friendly Societies Act 1992

The Industrial and Provident Societies Acts 1965 to 1978

The Building Societies Act 1986 (recorded in the public file of any building society, within the meaning of the Act)

The Charities Act 1993

Information is exempt to the extent that, in all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.


Information is not exempt if it relates to proposed development for which the local planning authority may grant itself planning permission pursuant to Regulation 3 of the Town & Country Planning General Regulations 1992(a).




Acquisition of Affordable Homes

To receive and consider the report of the Director of Commercial Services.


As set out in the report.


Chorley Leisure Limited funding request

To receive and consider the report of the Director of Communities.


As set out in the report.


Any urgent business previously agreed with the Mayor