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Meeting Details

Full Council
20 Dec 2012 - 10:00 to 17:00
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  • Other Attendees
  • Declarations of Interests



Public 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
Presentation of Awards/Certificates (if any)
5 Constituency Issues (see note 5 below)
6a Presentation of Petitions (if any) (see note 6 below)
7 Questions
(a) Questions to Nottinghamshire and City of Nottingham Fire Authority

(b) Questions to Committee Chairmen

“That Nottinghamshire County Council

(i) Supports the bottom up process in the Sustainable Communities Act that enables councils to drive action and assistance that central government gives councils to promote thriving local economies and sustainable communities; 

(ii) Notes that the Act gives councils the power to

    • make proposals to government for action and assistance from government to promote sustainable communities, and that
    • those proposals can be for, but are not restricted to, new powers or a transfer of powers or public money from central control to local control;

(iii) Notes that the Act defines sustainable communities broadly, that definition having the four aspects of

  • the improvement of the local economy,
  • protection of the environment,
  • promotion of social inclusion and wellbeing, and
  • participation in civic, political and democratic activity;

(iv) Resolves to use the Act by responding to the government’s open invite for proposals and submit proposals for action and assistance from central government each year for the next three years and to then review the outcome of this activity and consider whether to continue to use the Act;  

(v) Resolves that a draft policy be developed on how the Council will take advantage of the opportunities set out in the Act for approval by Policy Committee; and

(vi) Further resolves

    • to inform the local media of this decision;
    • to write to local MPs, informing them of this decision; and
    • to write to Local Works c/o Unlock Democracy, informing them of this resolution to use this Act.”


Councillor Jason Zadrozny                    Councillor Rachel Madden

15 Adjournment Debate (if any)
(A) For Councillors

(1) Group meetings of Members will be held as follows:-

    Thursday 13th December 2012

    Liberal Democrat Group - 10.00 am

    Monday 17th December 2012

    Independent Group - 1.30 pm

    Wednesday 19th December 2012

    Conservative Group - 10.00 am
    Labour Group - 1.30 pm

(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 declarations.

(b) Any member or officer who declares a prejudicial 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 the Team Manager, Democratic Services to record accurate information.

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

(5) Members are given an opportunity to speak for three minutes on any particular issue which relates to matters relevant to their constituencies or any particular issues arising in their electoral division.  This would not give rise to a debate on the issues or a question or answer session.

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

(7) Members' attention is drawn to the questions put to the Chairman of the Transport & Highways Committee under paragraphs 31 and 38 of the Procedure Rules and the answers thereto which are included at the back of the Council book.

(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 report) may not be available electronically.  Hard copies can be requested from the above contact.

(3) Information in respect of this meeting is available in a wide range of languages which can be provided in large print, Braille and audio.  Please contact the number referred to above.


No other member attendance information has been recorded for the meeting.
NameReason for Sending Apology
Fiona AsburyMedical/Illness
Bob CrossMedical/Illness
Michelle GentMedical/Illness
Stan Heptinstall MBEOther
Reverend Tom IrvineMedical/Illness
Sheila PlaceMedical/Illness
June StendallOther
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.

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