Agenda and minutes

Council
Wednesday 8th November, 2017 7.05 pm

Venue: Westminster Council House, 97-113 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5PT

Contact: Mick Steward, Head of Committee and Governance Services  Email:  msteward@westminster.gov.uk Tel: 020 7641 3134

Items
No. Item

1.

Appointment of Relief Chairman

Minutes:

It was moved by the Lord Mayor and seconded by Councillor Tim Mitchell that Councillor Louise Hyams be elected as Relief Chairman.

 

Motion put, and on a show of hands, declared CARRIED.

2.

Declarations of Interest

Minutes:

There were none.

3.

Report of the Cabinet Meeting on 30 October 2017 pdf icon PDF 126 KB

Minutes:

The report of the Cabinet on 30 October 2017 was submitted.  Paragraphs 1 to 7 were considered together.

 

Councillor Nickie Aiken delivered the Leader’s Speech and spoke in favour of the recommendations set out in the Cabinet report and Councillor Adam Hug made the first Opposition speech.

 

Councillor Adam Hug moved the amendments in his name as set out on the Order Paper which were seconded by Councillor David Boothroyd.

 

Following debate to which the Leader of the Council replied the Lord Mayor put Amendment One to the recommendations in paragraph 1 of the Cabinet report moved by Councillor Adam Hug and seconded by Councillor David Boothroyd and on a roll call vote undertaken by the Chief Executive, there voted:

 

For amendment one:  Councillors Begum, Boothroyd, Bush, Dimoldenberg, Hug, Less, McAllister, McKie, Qureshi, Roca, Talukder, Taylor, Toki and Williams.

 

Against amendment one:  Councillors Acton, Aiken, Alexander, Arzymanow, Astaire, Beddoe, Bott, Burbridge, Caplan, Chalkley, Connell, Cox, Crockett, Davis, Devenish, Evans, Freeman, Gassanly, Glanz, Hall, Angela Harvey, David Harvey, Holloway, Hyams, Mitchell, Prendergast, Rahuja, Rigby, Robathan, Rowley, Scarborough, Smith, Summers, Warner and Wilkinson.

 

Absence or not voting:  The Lord Mayor, Councillors Baroness Couttie, Cuthbertson, Church, Flight, Floru, Grahame, Mohammed, Mohindra, Roberts and Thomson.

 

The Lord Mayor declared amendment one to be LOST.

 

The Lord Mayor advised that the voting was on amendment two of the recommendations in paragraph 1 of the Cabinet report, moved by Councillor Adam Hug and seconded by Councillor David Boothroyd. A roll call vote was undertaken by the Chief Executive and there voted:

 

For amendment two:  Councillors Begum, Boothroyd, Bush, Dimoldenberg, Hug, Less, McAllister, McKie, Qureshi, Roca, Talukder, Taylor, Toki and Williams.

 

Against amendment two:  Councillors Acton, Aiken, Alexander, Arzymanow, Astaire, Beddoe, Bott, Burbridge, Caplan, Chalkley, Connell, Cox, Crockett, Davis, Devenish, Evans, Freeman, Gassanly, Glanz, Hall, Angela Harvey, David Harvey, Holloway, Hyams, Mitchell, Prendergast, Rahuja, Rigby, Robathan, Rowley, Scarborough, Smith, Summers, Warner and Wilkinson.

 

Absence or not voting:  The Lord Mayor, Councillors Baroness Couttie, Cuthbertson, Church, Flight, Floru, Grahame, Mohammed, Mohindra, Roberts and Thomson.

 

The Lord Mayor declared amendment two to be LOST.

 

The Lord Mayor advised that the voting was on the unamended recommendations of the Cabinet in paragraph 1 of the Cabinet report – 2018-2019 Budget Proposals.  The Lord Mayor put the recommendations of the Cabinet in paragraph 1 to the vote and on a roll call vote undertaken by the Chief Executive there voted:

 

For the recommendations:  Councillors Acton, Aiken, Alexander, Arzymanow, Astaire, Beddoe, Bott, Burbridge, Caplan, Chalkley, Connell, Cox, Crockett, Davis, Devenish, Evans, Freeman, Gassanly, Glanz, Hall, Angela Harvey, David Harvey, Holloway, Hyams, Mitchell, Prendergast, Rahuja, Rigby, Robathan, Rowley, Scarborough, Smith, Summers, Warner and Wilkinson.

 

Against the recommendations:  Councillors Begum, Boothroyd, Bush, Dimoldenberg, Hug, Less, McAllister, McKie, Qureshi, Roca, Talukder, Taylor, Toki and Williams.

 

Absence or not voting:  The Lord Mayor, Councillors Baroness Couttie, Cuthbertson, Church, Flight, Floru, Grahame, Mohammed, Mohindra, Roberts and Thomson.

 

The Lord Mayor declared the recommendations in paragraph 1 of the Cabinet report ADOPTED.

 

Resolved:

 

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