Greenwich Council

Agenda and minutes.

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Items
No. Item

1.

Apologies for Absence

To receive apologies for absence from Members of the Committee.

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Matt Hartley for 17 December 2018.

 

Apologies for absence were received from Councillor Mark James for 19 December 2018.

2.

Urgent Business

The Chair to announce any items of urgent business circulated separately from the main agenda.

Minutes:

There was no urgent business.

3.

Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 41 KB

Members to declare any personal and financial interests in items on the agenda.  Attention is drawn to the Council’s Constitution; the Council’s Code of Conduct and associated advice.

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The following Declarations of Interest were given for item 5: -

 

Councillor Adel Khaireh declared a personal and financial interest due to his work for the Greenwich Islamic Centre.  He advised that he would withdraw from the section of the meeting which dealt with the Children’s category of funding.

 

Councillor John Fahy declared a personal and financial interest due to being the Council nominated Board member on the GCDA.  He advised that he would withdraw from the section of the meeting which dealt with the Community Centres category of funding.

 

Councillor Chris Lloyd declared a personal and financial interest in Emergency Exit Arts and advised that he would withdraw from the section of the meeting which dealt with the Arts & Culture Strategic funding category.

 

Councillor Gary Parker declared a personal interest due to his work with the HER Centre.

 

Councillor Spencer Drury declared a personal interest in Greenwich Theatre.

 

Resolved –

 

That the list of Councillors’ memberships as Council appointed representatives on outside bodies, joint committees and school governing bodies be noted.

4.

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Members are requested to confirm as an accurate record the Minutes of the meeting held on 05 November 2018.

 

No motion or discussion may take place upon the Minutes except as to their accuracy, and any question on this point will be determined by a majority of the Members of the body attending who were present when the matter in question was decided.  Once confirmed, with or without amendment, the person presiding will sign the Minutes.

Minutes:

Resolved -

 

That the minutes of the meeting of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee held on 5 November 2018 be agreed and signed as a true and accurate record.

5.

Third Sector Commissioning Framework 2019-2023: Initial recommendations and appeals process for applicants (Report to Follow) pdf icon PDF 90 KB

To consider representations from voluntary organisations in relation to the Third Sector Commissioning Framework.

 

 

 

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Committee agreed to go into closed session for this item.  Members considered Appendix A and heard from third sector organisations who had requested to make representations to the Committee.

 

Resolved

 

1.     That the information in Appendix A be considered in closed session under the provisions of the Local Government Act 1972 Schedule 12a, Part 1, Paragraph 3 on the following grounds:

·       Information relating to financial business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information).

 

2.     That the information detailed in Appendix A be not subsequently released to the press or public.

 

3.     That it be agreed to receive representations in closed session from third sector organisations that made a written submission as set out in the exempt Appendix A.

 

4.     That the agreed recommendations be reported to Cabinet as set out in the exempt minutes.