Disclosure of Interest
To disclose the existence and nature of any Disclosable Pecuniary Interests, other Pecuniary Interest or Non-Pecuniary Interests relating to items of business on the agenda having regard to paragraphs 6 – 8 of the Code of Conduct for Members.
(Members are reminded that they are also required to disclose any such interest as soon as they become aware should the need arise through the meeting.)
Councillor Mrs P A Channer disclosed a non-pecuniary interest as a Member of Essex County Council and in particular regarding the Capital Strategy and other document. She declared that she was a member of the Crouch Harbour Advisory Committee which was mentioned and in the papers relating to houseboats. Councillor Mrs Channer advised that although in the past she had removed herself from the meeting for such items she felt she was able to remain.
Councillor K M H Lagan declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 7 – Discretionary Fees and Charges 2021 / 22 having had conversations with several business owners in the past and was a previous boat owner and operator.
Councillor M F L Durham disclosed a non-pecuniary interest as a Member of Essex County Council and advised that in respect of Agenda Item 21 – Millfields Caravan Park, Burnham-on-Crouch he was Chairman of Visit Essex (non-pecuniary).
Councillor Mrs J Stilts disclosed a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 7 – Discretionary Fees and Charges 2021 / 22 as she knew some of the barge owners and a member of the Maldon Heritage Harbour Association and the Little Ship Club.
Councillor M R Edwards declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 7 – Discretionary Fees and Charges 2021 / 22 as a member of a Thames Barge Trust.