Agenda and draft minutes

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Items
No. Item

20.

Declarations of Interest

To receive from Members, declarations of the existence of any disclosable pecuniary, or non-pecuniary, interests and the nature of those interests in relation to any agenda item. Please see Agenda Notes.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest.

21.

Declaration of Party Whipping

To declare if any issues to be covered in the Agenda are under party whip.

 

Minutes:

There were no declarations of party whipping.

22.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To resolve:

That the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the following items of business on the grounds that it is likely, in view of the nature of business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that if members of the press and public are present during consideration of these items there will be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended.

 

Agenda Item Nos.            Description of Exempt Information

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

 

Minutes:

 

Councillor Hilton queried why the meeting would be confidentialThis was echoed by Councillors Wilson, Haigh and Stephens. Councillor Haigh noted that there was a presumption that the committee’s meetings should be held in public. Similarly, Councillor Stephens stated that if the meeting was to remain public, then it would not make sense to keep the papers related to Agenda Item 5 private.

 

Councillor Tracey stated that she disagreed with these sentiments. She stated that certain commercially sensitive matters must be kept private.

 

The Chair then informed the Committee that a vote would be taken on whether to conduct the meeting in private. A vote was taken.

 

RESOLVED that the press and public be excluded from the meeting during the following item of business on the grounds that it is likely in view of the nature of the proceedings that if members of the press and public were present during consideration of this item there will be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 1,2,3 & 7 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 as amended.

23.

Call-in of Cabinet Member Decision regarding Marketing Gloucester Limited

To consider a call-in of the Cabinet Member decision of 25 September 2019 regarding Marketing Gloucester Limited.

 

The following documents have been marked TO FOLLOW:

 

·       Call-in request, dated 2 October 2019

 

·       Decision Record signed by the Cabinet Member for Culture and Leisure, dated 25 September 2019

 

·       Statement of the decision-taker

 

·       Call-In Procedure.

Minutes:

The Committee considered the reasons for the call-in.

 

The call-in was put to the vote and was lost.

 

 
 
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