Agenda and minutes

Council
Wednesday, 12th December, 2018 6.00 pm

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    Items
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    47.

    Apologies

    To receive any apologies for absence.

    Minutes:

    Apologies for absence were received from Councillors B Gardner, P I Carter, N Dixon, A Friend, B Gardner and A M Napier.

    48.

    Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 37 KB

    To receive any declarations of interest from Members in respect of business to be transacted on the agenda.

    Minutes:

    There were no declarations of interest made by Members.

    49.

    Announcements

    To receive any announcements from the Chairman, Leader, Members of the Cabinet or Head of Paid Service.

    Minutes:

    The Chairman of the Council, Councillor S S Chandler, announced that she had met with 10 primary school children who had designed signs to discourage people from smoking at their school gates.

    50.

    Seat Allocation and Group Appointments - Shadow Cabinet

    To note the changes to the Shadow Cabinet.

     

    (Note:  Any changes must be within the approved allocation of seats to political groups in accordance with the political balance rules (where applicable).)

    Minutes:

    Councillor K Mills advised that he had been elected as the leader of the Labour Group.

    51.

    REVIEW OF ALLOCATION OF SEATS TO POLITICAL GROUPS pdf icon PDF 107 KB

    To consider the report of the Chief Executive and Director of Governance (to follow).

    Additional documents:

    Minutes:

    The Director of Governance presented the Review of Allocation of Seats to Political Groups.

     

    It was moved by Councillor K E Morris, duly seconded and

     

    RESOLVED: (a)   That the Dover Joint Transportation Board and the 2 Overview and Scrutiny Committees be considered as Ordinary Committees for the purposes of calculating the allocation of seats for political groups.

     

                            (b)   That a Licensing Committee be appointed with 15 seats and, whilst noting the duty to ensure political proportionality does not apply to the Licensing Committee, its seats be allocated to reflect the overall proportionality of the Council.

     

                            (c)   That the Council Committees be appointed with the sizes and allocation of seats between political groups as set out below.

     

                            (d)   That the seats on the committees to give effect to the nominations of the political groups leaders be appointed as set out below.

     

                            (e)   That the allocation of seats to non-aligned members of the Council be determined as set out below.

     

                            (f)   That the appointments to the allocated seats for non-aligned members of the Council be determined as set out below.

     

     

    DOVER JOINT TRANSPORTATION BOARD (7 seats)

     

    Conservative (4)

    Labour (2)

    Progressive (0)

    Non-Aligned Members (1)

    1

    J S Back (Chairman)

    P M Brivio

     

    G Rapley

    2

    A Friend

    D G Cronk

     

     

    3

    P D Jull

     

     

     

    4

    M J Ovenden

     

     

     

    The Chairman of the Dover Joint Transportation Board is appointed by the Cabinet.

    In addition, there are 7 KCC members, 2 KALC representatives and 3 town council representatives on the Board.

     

     

    EAST KENT SERVICES COMMITTEE (2 seats)

     

     

    Conservative (2)

    Labour (0)

    Progressive (0)

    Non-Aligned Members (0)

    1

    K E Morris

     

     

     

    2

    M D Conolly

     

     

     

     

     

    EAST KENT SERVICES COMMITTEE NAMED SUBSTITUTES

     

    Conservative (2)

    Labour (0)

    Progressive (0)

    Non-Aligned Members (0)

    1

    N J Collor

     

     

     

    2

    T J Bartlett

     

     

     

     

     

    ELECTORAL MATTERS COMMITTEE (5 seats)

     

     

    Conservative (3)

    Labour (2)

    Progressive (0)

    Non-Aligned Members (0)

    1

    K E Morris (Chairman)

    B Gardner

     

     

    2

    S S Chandler (Vice-Chairman)

    K Mills

     

     

    3

    F J W Scales

     

     

     

     

     

    GENERAL PURPOSES COMMITTEE (5 seats)

     

     

    Conservative (3)

    Labour (2)

    Progressive (0)

    Non-Aligned Members (0)

    1

    S M Le Chevalier (Chairman)

    B Gardner

     

     

    2

    M D Conolly (Vice-Chairman)

    K Mills

     

     

    3

    D P Murphy

     

     

     

     

     

     

    GOVERNANCE COMMITTEE (7 seats)

     

     

    Conservative (4)

    Labour (2)

    Progressive (0)

    Non-Aligned Members (1)

    1

    P G Heath (Chairman)

    S F Bannister

     

    R J Frost

    2

    D Hannent (Vice-Chairman)

    M I Cosin

     

     

    3

    B W Butcher

     

     

     

    4

    P I Carter

     

     

     

     

     

    JOINT STAFF CONSULTATIVE FORUM (5 seats + 5 staff member seats)

     

    Conservative (3)

    Labour (2)

    Progressive (0)

    Non-Aligned Members (0)

    1

    M D Conolly

    M I Cosin

     

     

    2

    P G Heath

    A S Pollitt

     

     

    3

    S M Le Chevalier

     

     

     

    The Forum is responsible for electing its own Chairman and Vice-Chairman.

     

     

    JOINT HEALTH, SAFETY & WELFARE CONSULTATIVE FORUM

    (5 seats + 5 staff member seats)

     

    Conservative (3)

    Labour (2)

    Progressive (0)

    Non-Aligned Members (0)

    1

    M D Conolly

    M I Cosin

     

     

    2

    P G Heath

    A S Pollitt

     

     

    3

    S M Le Chevalier

     

     

     

    The Forum is responsible for electing its own Chairman and  ...  view the full minutes text for item 51.

    52.

    Urgent Business Time

    To consider any other items deemed by the Chairman of the Council to be urgent in accordance with the Local Government Act 1972.

    Minutes:

    There were no items of urgent business for consideration.

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