Brighton & Hove City Council

 

Council

 

4.30pm25 February 2021

 

Virtual

 

MINUTES

 

 

Present:   Councillors Robins (Chair), Mears (Deputy Chair), Allcock, Appich, Atkinson, Bagaeen, Barnett, Bell, Brown, Childs, Clare, Davis, Deane, Druitt, Ebel, Evans, Fishleigh, Fowler, Gibson, Grimshaw, Hamilton, Heley, Hills, Hugh-Jones, Janio, Knight, Lewry, Littman, Lloyd, Mac Cafferty, McNair, Miller, Moonan, Nemeth, Nield, O'Quinn, Osborne, Peltzer Dunn, Phillips, Pissaridou, Platts, Powell, Rainey, Shanks, Simson, C Theobald, West, Wilkinson, Williams and Yates

 

 

 

PART ONE

 

 

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109          Declarations of Interest

 

109.1      Councillor Druitt declared a personal and prejudicial interest as he was the Director of Protran Services, General Manager of Brighton & Hove Community Transport and Director of the Big Lemon. He confirmed that he had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.2      Councillor Hugh-Jones declared a personal and prejudicial interest in the items listed as she held various shareholdings as listed in her register of interests. She confirmed that she had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.3      Councillor Phillips declared a personal and prejudicial interest as she was married to Councillor Druitt and therefore benefitted from the interests he had declared. She confirmed that she had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.4      Councillor Powell declared a personal and prejudicial interest declared a personal interest as she was employed by Sussex Police and her partner had been involved in consultation work with RISE. She confirmed that she had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer.

 

109.5      Councillor Shanks declared a personal and prejudicial interest as she was a Trustee of Brighton Youth Centre which would benefit from capital funding. She confirmed that she had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.6      Councillor Atkinson declared a personal and prejudicial interest as he and his wife both worked for the Sussex Partnership NHS Trust and the council had a number of jointly funded services with the Trust.  He confirmed that he had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.7      Councillor Childs declared a personal and prejudicial interest as he was a NEU Senior Regional Officer and confirmed that she had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer.

 

109.8      Councillor Fowler declared a personal and prejudicial interest as her partner was employed at City Clean. She confirmed that she had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.9      Councillor Platts declared a personal and prejudicial interest as she was an Event Director for East Brighton Parkrun, was a member of the Local Government Association and a Director of Brighton Community Workshop Project CIC. She confirmed that she had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.10   Councillor Williams declared a personal and prejudicial interest as she held a role with the Community Land Trust. She confirmed that she had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.11   Councillor Nemeth declared a personal and prejudicial interest as he was involved with the Beach Hut Association and Chair of Hove Lagoon Association. He confirmed that he had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.12   Councillor Peltzer Dunn declared a personal and prejudicial interest as he owned a beach hut. He confirmed that he had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.13   Councillor Pissaridou declared a personal and non-prejudicial interest as she held a parking permit. She confirmed that she had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.14   Councillor West declared a personal and non-prejudicial interest as he was a Trustee of the Brighton Racecourse, and a member of the Brighton & Hove Estate Conservation Trust and East Sussex Fire Authority. He confirmed that he had been granted dispensation to speak and vote on the item by the Monitoring Officer;

 

109.15   No other declarations of interests in matters appearing on the agenda were made.

 

 

 

 

 

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110          Mayor's Communications.

 

110.1      The Mayor stated that he did not have any communications for today’s meeting but hoped that the meeting would go well and everyone would be respectful during the debate.

 

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111          Adoption of Special Procedures for Budget Council

 

111.1      The Mayor referred to the proposed special budget procedure rules that had been circulated as part of the agenda and were detailed in the addendum, pages 5 – 10 and proposed that the Council procedure rules be suspended to the extent necessary to enable the meeting to be conducted under the rules as modified by the procedural note as circulated.

 

111.2      The Mayor called on the Group Leaders to confirm their agreement for the suspension of Standing Orders as outlined and noted that they and Members agreed.

 

111.3      RESOLVED: That the special procedural rules as circulated be adopted for the meeting and that the Council Standing Orders be suspended to the extent that it enabled the meeting to be conducted under the rules agreed.

 

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112          General Fund Revenue Budget, Capital and Treasury Management Strategy 2021/22

 

112.1      The Mayor noted that the principal budget items listed as Items 112 and 114 on the agenda would be debated together, long with Item 113 Supplementary Financial Information, once the proposed budget and various amendments had been moved and seconded. He therefore invited Councillor Druitt to propose the budget for 2021//22.

 

112.2      Councillor Druitt thanked the Mayor and formally moved the budget proposals on behalf of the Administration, together with the one Green Group amendment. Councillor Mac Cafferty formally seconded the budget proposals and the Green Group amendment.

 

112.3      Councillor Yates formally moved the Labour Group’s amendments No’s 1 – 3, which were formally seconded by Councillor Platts.

 

112.4      Councillor Miller formally moved the Conservative Group’s amendments No’s 1 – 6, which were formally seconded by Councillor Bell.

 

112.5      The Mayor then opened the matter up to a general debate and the following Members of the Council spoke on the various amendments that had been put forward as well as the general prevailing budget proposals and budget position.

 

Councillors Powell, Allcock, Simson, Fishleigh, Deane, Williams, Peltzer Dunn, Janio, Heley, Hamilton, Barnett and Osborne.

 

112.6      The Mayor noted that the meeting had been in session for just over two hours and declared that he would adjourn for a refreshment break from 6.36  to 6.55pm.

 

112.7      The Mayor reconvened the meeting at 6.55pm and continued with the debate, during which the following Members spoke on various amendments that had been put forward as well as the general prevailing budget proposals and position.

 

Councillors Atkinson, McNair, Hugh-Jones, Wilkinson, Brown, Shanks, Evans, Bagaeen, Davis, Hills, Appich, Theobald, Lewry, Ebel, O’Quinn, Mears, Lloyd, Childs, Nemeth, Littman, Hill, Clare, Fowler, Moonan and Platts.

 

112.8      The Mayor noted that all Members wising to speak during the debate had done so and called on Councillor Gibson to respond to the debate and the amendments on behalf of the Administration.

 

112.9      Councillor Gibson thanked the Mayor and stated that it had been a good and useful debate overall. He felt that although a number of the amendments could not be accepted, there were a lot of good suggestions that could be taken into consideration and possibly incorporated into future decisions. He therefore hoped that the budget proposals together with the amendments that could be accepted would be approved and recommended it to Council.

 

112.10   The Mayor stated that in view of the fact that the amendments related to either the General Fund or the Housing revenue Account, he intended to put each one to the vote.  However, he would call on the Acting Chief Finance Officer to confirm the budgetary position should any amendment be carried and have an impact on the overall budget as necessary.  He would then put the substantive recommendations to the vote as outlined in the procedural rules and also noted that the outcome of the voting would be recorded in full.

 

112.11   The Mayor then put the Conservative Group amendment No.1 to the vote and called on each of the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members.

 

Conservative Group Amendment No.1

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

1

Allcock

 

X

 

 

Lewry

 

 

2

Appich

 

X

 

29

Littman

 

X

 

3

Atkinson

 

X

 

30

Lloyd

 

X

 

4

Bagaeen

 

 

31

Mac Cafferty

 

X

 

5

Barnett

 

 

32

McNair

 

 

6

Bell

 

 

33

Mears

 

 

7

Brennan

            Not present

34

Miller

 

 

8

Brown

 

 

35

Moonan

 

X

 

9

Childs

 

X

 

36

Nemeth

 

 

10

Clare

 

X

 

37

Nield

 

X

 

11

Davis

 

X

 

38

O’Quinn

 

X

 

12

Deane

 

X

 

39

Osborne

X

 

13

Druitt

 

X

 

40

Peltzer Dunn

 

 

14

Ebel

 

X

 

41

Phillips

 

X

 

15

Evans

 

X

 

42

Pissaridou

X

 

16

Fishleigh

 

43

Platts

X

 

17

Fowler

 

X

 

44

Powell

X

 

18

Gibson

 

X

 

45

Rainey

 

X

 

19

Grimshaw

 

X

 

46

Robins

X

 

20

Hamilton

 

X

 

47

Shanks

 

X

 

21

Heley

 

X

 

48

Simson

 

 

22

Henry

Not present

49

Theobald C

 

 

23

Hill

 

X

 

50

Wares

Not present

24

Hills

 

X

 

51

Wilkinson

 

X

 

25

Hugh-Jones

 

X

 

52

Williams

 

X

 

26

Janio

 

Ab

53

West

X

 

27

Knight

 

X

 

54

Yates

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

13

37

1

 

112.12   The Mayor confirmed that the amendment had been lost by 13 votes to 37 with 1 abstention.

 

112.13   The Mayor then put the Conservative Group amendment No.2 to the vote and called on each of the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members.

 

Conservative Group Amendment No.2

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

1

Allcock

 

X

 

 

Lewry

 

 

2

Appich

 

X

 

29

Littman

 

X

 

3

Atkinson

 

X

 

30

Lloyd

 

X

 

4

Bagaeen

 

 

31

Mac Cafferty

 

X

 

5

Barnett

 

 

32

McNair

 

 

6

Bell

 

 

33

Mears

 

 

7

Brennan

            Not present

34

Miller

 

 

8

Brown

 

 

35

Moonan

 

X

 

9

Childs

 

X

 

36

Nemeth

 

 

10

Clare

 

X

 

37

Nield

 

X

 

11

Davis

 

X

 

38

O’Quinn

 

X

 

12

Deane

 

X

 

39

Osborne

X

 

13

Druitt

 

X

 

40

Peltzer Dunn

 

 

14

Ebel

 

X

 

41

Phillips

 

X

 

15

Evans

 

X

 

42

Pissaridou

X

 

16

Fishleigh

 

43

Platts

X

 

17

Fowler

 

X

 

44

Powell

X

 

18

Gibson

 

X

 

45

Rainey

 

X

 

19

Grimshaw

 

X

 

46

Robins

X

 

20

Hamilton

 

X

 

47

Shanks

 

X

 

21

Heley

 

X

 

48

Simson

 

 

22

Henry

Not present

49

Theobald C

 

 

23

Hill

 

X

 

50

Wares

Not present

24

Hills

 

X

 

51

Wilkinson

 

X

 

25

Hugh-Jones

 

X

 

52

Williams

 

X

 

26

Janio

 

 

53

West

X

 

27

Knight

 

X

 

54

Yates

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

14

37

 

112.14   The Mayor confirmed that the amendment had been lost by 14 votes to 37.

 

112.15   The Mayor then put the Conservative Group amendment No.3 to the vote and called on each of the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members.

 

Conservative Group Amendment No.3

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

1

Allcock

 

X

 

 

Lewry

 

 

2

Appich

 

X

 

29

Littman

 

X

 

3

Atkinson

 

X

 

30

Lloyd

 

X

 

4

Bagaeen

 

 

31

Mac Cafferty

 

X

 

5

Barnett

 

 

32

McNair

 

 

6

Bell

 

 

33

Mears

 

 

7

Brennan

            Not present

34

Miller

 

 

8

Brown

 

 

35

Moonan

 

X

 

9

Childs

 

X

 

36

Nemeth

 

 

10

Clare

 

X

 

37

Nield

 

X

 

11

Davis

 

X

 

38

O’Quinn

 

X

 

12

Deane

 

X

 

39

Osborne

X

 

13

Druitt

 

X

 

40

Peltzer Dunn

 

 

14

Ebel

 

X

 

41

Phillips

 

X

 

15

Evans

 

X

 

42

Pissaridou

X

 

16

Fishleigh

X

43

Platts

X

 

17

Fowler

 

X

 

44

Powell

X

 

18

Gibson

 

X

 

45

Rainey

 

X

 

19

Grimshaw

 

X

 

46

Robins

X

 

20

Hamilton

 

X

 

47

Shanks

 

X

 

21

Heley

 

X

 

48

Simson

 

 

22

Henry

Not present

49

Theobald C

 

 

23

Hill

 

X

 

50

Wares

Not present

24

Hills

 

X

 

51

Wilkinson

 

X

 

25

Hugh-Jones

 

X

 

52

Williams

 

X

 

26

Janio

 

 

53

West

X

 

27

Knight

 

X

 

54

Yates

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

13

38

 

112.16   The Mayor confirmed that the amendment had been lost by 13 votes to 38.

 

112.17   The Mayor then put the Conservative Group amendment No.4 to the vote and called on each of the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members.

 

Conservative Group Amendment No.4

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

1

Allcock

 

X

 

 

Lewry

 

 

2

Appich

 

X

 

29

Littman

 

X

 

3

Atkinson

 

X

 

30

Lloyd

 

X

 

4

Bagaeen

 

 

31

Mac Cafferty

 

X

 

5

Barnett

 

 

32

McNair

 

 

6

Bell

 

 

33

Mears

 

 

7

Brennan

            Not present

34

Miller

 

 

8

Brown

 

 

35

Moonan

 

X

 

9

Childs

 

X

 

36

Nemeth

 

 

10

Clare

 

X

 

37

Nield

 

X

 

11

Davis

 

X

 

38

O’Quinn

 

X

 

12

Deane

 

X

 

39

Osborne

X

 

13

Druitt

 

X

 

40

Peltzer Dunn

 

 

14

Ebel

 

X

 

41

Phillips

 

X

 

15

Evans

 

X

 

42

Pissaridou

X

 

16

Fishleigh

 

43

Platts

X

 

17

Fowler

 

X

 

44

Powell

X

 

18

Gibson

 

X

 

45

Rainey

 

X

 

19

Grimshaw

 

X

 

46

Robins

X

 

20

Hamilton

 

X

 

47

Shanks

 

X

 

21

Heley

 

X

 

48

Simson

 

 

22

Henry

Not present

49

Theobald C

 

 

23

Hill

 

X

 

50

Wares

Not present

24

Hills

 

X

 

51

Wilkinson

 

X

 

25

Hugh-Jones

 

X

 

52

Williams

 

X

 

26

Janio

 

 

53

West

X

 

27

Knight

 

X

 

54

Yates

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

14

37

 

112.18   The Mayor confirmed that the amendment had been lost by 14 votes to 37.

 

112.19   The Mayor then put the Conservative Group amendment No.5 to the vote and called on each of the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members.

 

Conservative Group Amendment No.5

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

1

Allcock

 

X

 

 

Lewry

 

 

2

Appich

 

X

 

29

Littman

 

X

 

3

Atkinson

 

X

 

30

Lloyd

 

X

 

4

Bagaeen

 

 

31

Mac Cafferty

 

X

 

5

Barnett

 

 

32

McNair

 

 

6

Bell

 

 

33

Mears

 

 

7

Brennan

            Not present

34

Miller

 

 

8

Brown

 

 

35

Moonan

 

X

 

9

Childs

 

X

 

36

Nemeth

 

 

10

Clare

 

X

 

37

Nield

 

X

 

11

Davis

 

X

 

38

O’Quinn

 

X

 

12

Deane

 

X

 

39

Osborne

X

 

13

Druitt

 

X

 

40

Peltzer Dunn

 

 

14

Ebel

 

X

 

41

Phillips

 

X

 

15

Evans

 

X

 

42

Pissaridou

X

 

16

Fishleigh

X

43

Platts

X

 

17

Fowler

 

X

 

44

Powell

X

 

18

Gibson

 

X

 

45

Rainey

 

X

 

19

Grimshaw

 

X

 

46

Robins

X

 

20

Hamilton

 

X

 

47

Shanks

 

X

 

21

Heley

 

X

 

48

Simson

 

 

22

Henry

Not present

49

Theobald C

 

 

23

Hill

 

X

 

50

Wares

Not present

24

Hills

 

X

 

51

Wilkinson

 

X

 

25

Hugh-Jones

 

X

 

52

Williams

 

X

 

26

Janio

 

Ab

53

West

X

 

27

Knight

 

X

 

54

Yates

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

12

38

1

 

112.20   The Mayor confirmed that the amendment had been lost by 12 votes to 38 with 1 abstention.

 

112.21   The Mayor then put the Conservative Group amendment No.6 to the vote and called on each of the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members.

 

Conservative Group Amendment No.6

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

1

Allcock

 

X

 

 

Lewry

 

 

2

Appich

 

X

 

29

Littman

 

X

 

3

Atkinson

 

X

 

30

Lloyd

 

X

 

4

Bagaeen

 

 

31

Mac Cafferty

 

X

 

5

Barnett

 

 

32

McNair

 

 

6

Bell

 

 

33

Mears

 

 

7

Brennan

            Not present

34

Miller

 

 

8

Brown

 

 

35

Moonan

 

X

 

9

Childs

 

X

 

36

Nemeth

 

 

10

Clare

 

X

 

37

Nield

 

X

 

11

Davis

 

X

 

38

O’Quinn

 

X

 

12

Deane

 

X

 

39

Osborne

X

 

13

Druitt

 

X

 

40

Peltzer Dunn

 

 

14

Ebel

 

X

 

41

Phillips

 

X

 

15

Evans

 

X

 

42

Pissaridou

X

 

16

Fishleigh

X

43

Platts

X

 

17

Fowler

 

X

 

44

Powell

X

 

18

Gibson

 

X

 

45

Rainey

 

X

 

19

Grimshaw

 

X

 

46

Robins

X

 

20

Hamilton

 

X

 

47

Shanks

 

X

 

21

Heley

 

X

 

48

Simson

 

 

22

Henry

Not present

49

Theobald C

 

 

23

Hill

 

X

 

50

Wares

Not present

24

Hills

 

X

 

51

Wilkinson

 

X

 

25

Hugh-Jones

 

X

 

52

Williams

 

X

 

26

Janio

 

 

53

West

X

 

27

Knight

 

X

 

54

Yates

 

X

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

13

38

 

112.22   The Mayor confirmed that the amendment had been lost by 13 votes to 38.

 

112.23   The Mayor then put the Labour Group amendment No.1 to the vote and called on each of the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members.

 

Labour Group Amendment No.1

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

1

Allcock

 

 

28

Lewry

X

 

2

Appich

 

 

29

Littman

 

 

3

Atkinson

 

 

30

Lloyd

 

 

4

Bagaeen

X

 

31

Mac Cafferty

 

 

5

Barnett

X

 

32

McNair

 

X

 

6

Bell

X

 

33

Mears

 

X

 

7

Brennan

            Not present

34

Miller

 

X

 

8

Brown

X

 

35

Moonan

 

 

9

Childs

 

 

36

Nemeth

X

 

10

Clare

 

 

37

Nield

 

 

11

Davis

 

 

38

O’Quinn

 

 

12

Deane

 

 

39

Osborne

 

 

13

Druitt

 

 

40

Peltzer Dunn

X

 

14

Ebel

 

 

41

Phillips

 

 

15

Evans

 

 

42

Pissaridou

 

 

16

Fishleigh

 

 

43

Platts

 

 

17

Fowler

 

 

44

Powell

 

 

18

Gibson

 

 

45

Rainey

 

 

19

Grimshaw

 

 

46

Robins

 

 

20

Hamilton

 

 

47

Shanks

 

 

21

Heley

 

 

48

Simson

X

 

22

Henry

Not present

49

Theobald C

X

 

23

Hill

 

 

50

Wares

Not present

24

Hills

 

 

51

Wilkinson

 

 

25

Hugh-Jones

 

 

52

Williams

 

 

26

Janio

 

Ab

53

West

 

 

27

Knight

 

 

54

Yates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

38

12

1

 

112.24   The Mayor confirmed that the amendment had been carried by 38 votes to 12 with 1 abstention.

 

112.25   The Mayor then put the Labour Group amendment No.2 to the vote and called on each of the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members.

 

Labour Group Amendment No.2

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

1

Allcock

 

 

28

Lewry

X

 

2

Appich

 

 

29

Littman

 

X

 

3

Atkinson

 

 

30

Lloyd

 

X

 

4

Bagaeen

X

 

31

Mac Cafferty

X

 

5

Barnett

X

 

32

McNair

 

X

 

6

Bell

X

 

33

Mears

 

X

 

7

Brennan

            Not present

34

Miller

 

X

 

8

Brown

X

 

35

Moonan

 

 

9

Childs

 

 

36

Nemeth

X

 

10

Clare

X

 

37

Nield

X

 

11

Davis

X

 

38

O’Quinn

 

 

12

Deane

 

X

 

39

Osborne

X

 

13

Druitt

 

X

 

40

Peltzer Dunn

X

 

14

Ebel

 

X

 

41

Phillips

X

 

15

Evans

 

 

42

Pissaridou

 

 

16

Fishleigh

 

Ab

43

Platts

 

 

17

Fowler

 

 

44

Powell

 

X

 

18

Gibson

X

 

45

Rainey

 

X

 

19

Grimshaw

 

 

46

Robins

 

 

20

Hamilton

 

 

47

Shanks

X

 

21

Heley

X

 

48

Simson

X

 

22

Henry

Not present

49

Theobald C

X

 

23

Hill

 

 

50

Wares

Not present

24

Hills

X

 

51

Wilkinson

 

 

25

Hugh-Jones

X

 

52

Williams

 

 

26

Janio

X

 

53

West

X

 

27

Knight

 

 

54

Yates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

18

32

1

 

112.26   The Mayor confirmed that the amendment had been lost by 18 votes to 32 with 1 abstention.

 

112.27   The Mayor then put the Labour Group amendment No.3 to the vote and called on each of the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members.

 

Labour Group Amendment No.3

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

1

Allcock

 

 

28

Lewry

X

 

2

Appich

 

 

29

Littman

 

X

 

3

Atkinson

 

 

30

Lloyd

 

X

 

4

Bagaeen

X

 

31

Mac Cafferty

X

 

5

Barnett

X

 

32

McNair

 

X

 

6

Bell

X

 

33

Mears

 

X

 

7

Brennan

            Not present

34

Miller

 

X

 

8

Brown

X

 

35

Moonan

 

 

9

Childs

 

 

36

Nemeth

X

 

10

Clare

X

 

37

Nield

X

 

11

Davis

X

 

38

O’Quinn

 

 

12

Deane

 

X

 

39

Osborne

X

 

13

Druitt

 

X

 

40

Peltzer Dunn

X

 

14

Ebel

 

X

 

41

Phillips

X

 

15

Evans

 

 

42

Pissaridou

 

 

16

Fishleigh

 

 

43

Platts

 

 

17

Fowler

 

 

44

Powell

 

X

 

18

Gibson

X

 

45

Rainey

 

X

 

19

Grimshaw

 

 

46

Robins

 

 

20

Hamilton

 

 

47

Shanks

X

 

21

Heley

X

 

48

Simson

X

 

22

Henry

Not present

49

Theobald C

X

 

23

Hill

 

 

50

Wares

Not present

24

Hills

X

 

51

Wilkinson

 

 

25

Hugh-Jones

X

 

52

Williams

 

 

26

Janio

X

 

53

West

X

 

27

Knight

 

 

54

Yates

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

19

32

 

112.28   The Mayor confirmed that the amendment had been lost by 19 votes to 32.

 

112.29   The Mayor then put the Green Group amendment to the vote and called on each of the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members.

 

Green Group Amendment

 

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

 

 

For

Against

Abstain

1

Allcock

 

Ab

28

Lewry

 

 

2

Appich

 

 

Ab

29

Littman

 

 

3

Atkinson

 

 

Ab

30

Lloyd

 

 

4

Bagaeen

 

 

31

Mac Cafferty

 

 

5

Barnett

 

 

32

McNair

 

 

6

Bell

 

 

33

Mears

 

 

7

Brennan

            Not present

34

Miller

 

 

8

Brown

 

 

35

Moonan

 

Ab

9

Childs

 

Ab

36

Nemeth

 

 

10

Clare

 

 

37

Nield

 

 

11

Davis

 

 

38

O’Quinn

 

Ab

12

Deane

 

 

39

Osborne

 

 

13

Druitt

 

 

40

Peltzer Dunn

 

 

14

Ebel

 

 

41

Phillips

 

 

15

Evans

 

Ab

42

Pissaridou

 

Ab

16

Fishleigh

 

 

43

Platts

 

Ab

17

Fowler

 

Ab

44

Powell

 

 

18

Gibson

 

 

45

Rainey

 

 

19

Grimshaw

 

Ab

46

Robins

 

Ab

20

Hamilton

 

Ab

47

Shanks

 

 

21

Heley

 

 

48

Simson

 

 

22

Henry

Not present

49

Theobald C

 

 

23

Hill

 

Ab

50

Wares

Not present

24

Hills

 

 

51

Wilkinson

 

Ab

25

Hugh-Jones

 

 

52

Williams

 

Ab

26

Janio

 

 

53

West

 

 

27

Knight

 

Ab

54

Yates

 

Ab

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Total

33

-

18

 

112.30   The Mayor confirmed that the amendment had been carried by 33 votes to 0 with 18 abstentions.

 

114.1      Councillor Mac Cafferty noted the outcome of the voting and proposed that an adjournment take place to enable the Group Leaders to discuss the potential of a composite amendment being drawn up based on the amendments that had been carried.

 

114.2      Councillor Platts formally seconded the motion.

 

114.3      The Mayor noted that an adjournment had been proposed and put this to the vote and called on the Group Leaders to confirm their position as well as the Groups in turn followed by each of the Independent Members:

 

Councillor Mac Cafferty stated that the Gr