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Minutes of meeting Tuesday, 23 February 2021 of Council pdf icon PDF 448 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


Executive Cabinet pdf icon PDF 293 KB

To consider a general report of the Executive Cabinet meetings held on 21 January, 25 February and 25 March. 


Overview and Scrutiny Committee and Task and Finish Groups pdf icon PDF 251 KB

To receive and consider the general report of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee meetings held on 28 January and 18 March, the Overview and Scrutiny Performance Panel held on 4 March and Task Group update.


Governance Committee pdf icon PDF 275 KB

To receive and consider the general report of the Governance Committee meetings held on 20 January and 1 April. 

Additional documents:


General Purposes Committee pdf icon PDF 186 KB

To receive and consider the general report of the General Purposes Committee held on 11 March.


Area Boundary Consultation for Bretherton Neighbourhood Plan pdf icon PDF 177 KB

To receive and consider the report of the Director of Development and Place.

Additional documents:


Questions Asked under Council Procedure Rule 8 (if any)


To consider the Notices of Motion (if any) given in accordance with Council procedure Rule 10


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).


Wholly Owned Leisure Company

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


Any urgent business previously agreed with the Mayor