Agenda and draft minutes

Council - Wednesday, 3rd November, 2021 5.00 pm

Venue: Hurstwood Room, Public Service Plaza, Civic Centre Road, Havant, Hampshire PO9 2AX. View directions

Contact: Jenni Harding  Democratic Services Team Leader

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Apologies for Absence


Apologies were received from Councillors Ian Robinson, David Guest and Jo Lowe.





Declarations of Interests

To receive any declarations of interests from Members.



There were no declarations of interest from the members present.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 205 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting held on 22 September 2021.


Proposed by Cllr Kennett and seconded by Cllr Wilson it was RESOLVED that the minutes of the previous meeting of the Council held on 22 September 2021 be confirmed as a true record.




Mayor's Report pdf icon PDF 334 KB


The Mayor did not wish to add anything to her published report and there were no questions from members in relation to the Mayor’s report.



Public Questions under Standing Order 27.5 pdf icon PDF 412 KB


There were 13 questions received from the public under the provision of this standing order.


Ms Skennerton addressed Council to ask 2 questions, which were duly responded to by Cllr Rennie and Cllr Satchwell respectively, as relevant Cabinet Leads for the points raised.


All other questions received were read out within the meeting and responded to by the relevant Cabinet Leads as part of this item.  A list of questions and answers are attached to the minutes for reference.



Cabinet/Board/Committee Recommendations

There are none.


There were no recommendations from Committees for this meeting.



Leader's Report pdf icon PDF 215 KB


There was nothing further that the Leader wished to add to his published report.




Cabinet Lead Reports pdf icon PDF 139 KB

Additional documents:


There were no matters that Cabinet Leads wished to add to their published reports.


Cabinet Leads and Chairmen's Question Time

(i)                the Leader and Cabinet Leads to answer questions on matters within their respective reports.


(ii)           Chairmen to answer questions on minutes since the last Council meeting


The Cabinet Leads took questions from Councillors on their published reports and the Committee Chairmen on their respective minutes.





Questions Under Standing Order 27.4.1

To receive questions from Councillors in accordance with the requirements of Standing Order 27.4.1, submitted by 12 noon three working days before the meeting.



There were no questions from Members under the provision of this standing order.



Urgent Questions Under Standing Order 27.4.2

To receive urgent questions from Councillors submitted in accordance with the requirements of Standing Order 27.4.2, which is to be received no less than two hours prior to the start of the meeting.



There were no urgent questions under the provision of this standing order.



Notices of Motion pdf icon PDF 181 KB

The attached motion, signed by Cllr Rennie and Cllr Francis, was submitted in accordance with Standing Order 14.



Council considered the following Motion, proposed by Cllr Rennie and seconded by Cllr Francis. 


Following debate and a vote, it was RESOLVED that:

‘This Council asks that the Council Leader conveys our condolences on the loss of Sir David to the Speaker of the House of Commons and writes to the Leaders of all political parties in Westminster to support measures that would see politicians and Councillors at all tiers of government kept safe and secure so that they continue working hard on behalf of their constituents’.



Acceptance of Minutes pdf icon PDF 54 KB

The Council to receive the minutes of Committees:


Planning Committee – 12 August 2August 2021



Overview & Scrutiny Committee – 24 August 2021



Cabinet – 08 September 2021



Planning Committee – 09 September 2021



Standards Committee – 13 September 2021



Licensing Committee – 14 September 2021



Audit & Finance Committee – 15 September 2021



Overview & Scrutiny Committee – 29 September 2021




Proposed by Cllr Keast and seconded by Cllr Branson, it was RESOLVED that the minutes of Committees held since the last meeting of Council be received.



Exclusion of the Press and Public

The Council is asked to consider whether to pass a resolution excluding the public from the meeting during consideration of the following items as:


(a)             It is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted, or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the public were present during that item there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as specified in Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) to the Local Government Act 1972; and

(b)             In all the circumstances of the case, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.


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