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Meeting Details

Full Council
4 Jul 2016 - 10:30
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Other Attendees
  • Declarations of Interests



Standard Items
2 Apologies for Absence
3 Declarations of Interests by Members and Officers:- (see note below)
(a) Disclosable Pecuniary Interests
(b) Private Interests (pecuniary and non-pecuniary)
4 Chairman's Business
a)    Presentation of Awards/Certificates (if any)
5 Constituency Issues (see note 4)
6a Presentation of Petitions (if any) (see note 5 below)
Public Items
11 Questions
a)    Questions to Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority

b)    Questions to Committee Chairmen

"This Council:-


a) Is concerned about the flash flooding events that occurred in parts of the County last month, especially in the Beeston and Chilwell area around the new tram tracks;


b) Recognises the inconvenience and distress such flooding can cause to people whose homes and businesses and affected;


c) Agrees to thoroughly investigate these incidents and establish whether this authority, and/or other organisations such as Nottingham Express Transit and Severn Trent Water, can do more to prevent such flooding from occurring;


d) Instructs officers to report the outcomes of this investigation to Council at the earliest opportunity."


Councillor Richard Jackson                         Councillor Bruce Laughton

(if any)

(A)    For Councillors


(1)    Members will be informed of the date of their Group meeting for Council by their Group Researcher.


(2)    The Chairman has agreed that the Council will adjourn for lunch at their discretion.


(3)  (a)  Persons making a declaration of interest should have regard to the Code of Conduct and the Procedure Rules for Meetings of the Full Council.  Those declaring must indicate whether their interest is a disclosable pecuniary interest or a private interest and the reasons for the declaration.


(b)    Any member or officer who declares a disclosable pecuniary interest in an item must withdraw from the meeting during discussion and voting upon it, unless a dispensation has been granted.  Members or officers requiring clarification on whether to make a declaration of interest are invited to contact the Monitoring Officer or Democratic Services prior to the meeting.


(c)    Declarations of interest will be recorded and included in the minutes of this meeting and it is therefore important that clear details are given by members and others in turn, to enable Democratic Services to record accurate information.


(4)    At any Full Council meeting except the annual meeting, a special meeting and the budget meeting, Members are given an opportunity to speak for up to three minutes on any issues which specifically relates to their division and is relevant to the services provided by the County Council.  These speeches must relate specifically to the area the Member represents and should not be of a general nature.  They are constituency speeches and therefore must relate to constituency issues only.  This is an opportunity simply to air these issues in a Council meeting.  It will not give rise to a debate on the issues or a question or answer session.  There is a maximum time limit of 30 minutes for this item.


(5)    Members are reminded that petitions can be presented from their seat with a 1 minute time limit set on introducing the petition.


(6)    Members attention is drawn to the question put to the Chairman of the Children and Young People’s Committee under paragraph 40 of the Procedure Rules, and the answer to which included at the back of the Council book.  


(7)    Members are reminded that these papers may be recycled.  Appropriate containers are located in the respective secretariats.


(8)    Commonly used points of order

36 - Supplementary Questions must be on the same matter

50 - The Member has spoken for more than 10 minutes

52 - The Member is not speaking to the subject under discussion

55 - The Member has already spoken on the motion

60 - Points of Order and Personal Explanations

79 - Disorderly conduct


(9)    Time limit of speeches



50 - no longer than 10 minutes (subject to any exceptions set out in the Constitution)


Constituency Issues

24 - up to 30 minutes allowed



27 - up to one minute allowed


Questions to Committee Chairmen

32 - up to 60 minutes allowed


Adjournment Debates

74 - Mover has up to 5 minutes

75 - any other Councillor has up to 3 minutes


(B)    For Members of the Public


(1)    Members of the public wishing to inspect "Background Papers" referred to in the reports on the agenda or Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act should contact:

Customer Services Centre 0300 500 80 80


(2)    The papers enclosed with this agenda are available in large print if required.  Copies can be requested by contacting the Customer Services Centre on 0300 500 80 80.  Certain documents (for example appendices and plans to reports) may not be available electronically.  Hard copies can be requested from the above contact.


(3)    This agenda and its associated reports are available to view online via an online calendar -





Exempt Items


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
Steve CarrOther
Dr. John DoddyOther
Tom HollisOther
Darren Langtonmedical/illness
Muriel Weiszmedical/illness
Jacky WilliamsOther
NameReason for Absence
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.

Other Attendees

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