Decision details

Exclusion of the Public and Press

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chairman proposed that the public and press be excluded from the meeting for the reason identified in the agenda.  This proposal was duly seconded.


In response to some discussion, the Lead Legal Specialist and Monitoring Officer outlined the reasoning why the following report should be considered in private session.


In accordance with Procedure Rule No. 13 (3) Councillor R G Boyce requested a recorded vote.  This was duly seconded.


The Chairman then put the proposal that the public and press be excluded from the meeting and the voting was as follows:


For the recommendation:

Councillors M G Bassenger, Miss A M Beale, M R Edwards, Mrs J L Fleming, A S Fluker, M S Heard, K W Jarvis, J V Keyes, K M H Lagan, C Mayes, C P Morley, S P Nunn, N G F Shaughnessy, R H Siddall, N J Skeens, W Stamp, Mrs J Stilts, C Swain and Miss S White.


Against the recommendation:

Councillors R G Boyce, Mrs P A Channer, M F L Durham and M W Helm.



Councillors A L Hull and C Morris.


RESOLVED that under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraph 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act, and that this satisfies the public interest test.

Publication date: 12/05/2021

Date of decision: 29/04/2021

Decided at meeting: 29/04/2021 - Council