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Declaration of Interests
Councillors/Staff to give notice of any disclosable pecuniary interest, other registrable interest or any other interest and the nature of that interest relating to any item on the agenda, in accordance with the adopted Code of Conduct.
At a meeting of the Executive on 15 January 2020, a decision was taken to approve the in-house option for managing and operating our market service (from 1 June 2020).
On 27 January 2020 a ‘call-in’ form was submitted to the Councils Monitoring Officer. The Monitoring Officer accepted the call in.
The Chair of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee then moved the meeting into closed session and read the following statement.
‘The Overview and Scrutiny Committee resolves that under the provisions of section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 that the press and public are excluded from the meeting for the consideration of specific issues at agenda item 3 on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of confidential information and/or exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of the Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act’.
The Call In was presented by Councillor Alan Smith, Councillor Mary Bainbridge and Councillor Andy Semple.
The Executive provided their representations and questions were asked of the members of the Executive from both the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and the Call in signatories.
Councillor Bell moved the motion to let the decision stand
The motion was seconded by Councillor Horsley.
A vote was taken on the motion, 5 voted in favour, 1 against and 0 abstentions.
The motion carried and the decision of the Executive will stand.