Agenda and minutes

General Purposes - Wednesday 18th January, 2017 6.15 pm

Venue: Rooms 3 & 4 - 17th Floor, Westminster City Hall, 64 Victoria Street, London, SW1E 6 QP. View directions

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

Items
No. Item

1.

Membership

The Head of Committee and Governance Services to note any changes to the membership.

Minutes:

1.1     There were no changes to the membership.

2.

Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations by Members and Officers of the existence and nature of any personal or prejudicial interests in matters on this agenda.

Minutes:

2.1     There were no Declarations of Interest.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 129 KB

To sign the minutes of the meeting held on Wednesday 2 November 2016, attached.

Minutes:

3.1     The Chairman, with the consent of the Members present, signed the minutes of the meeting held on 6 July 2016 as a true and correct record of the proceedings.

4.

Constitutional Issues (See Report of the Head of Committee and Governance Services) pdf icon PDF 150 KB

Report of the Head of Committee and Governance Services, attached.

Minutes:

4.1     The Committee was advised that the report contained proposals drawn up at the request of the Chief Whip of the Majority Party.

 

4.2     RESOLVED:

 

(i)              That the Council be recommended to abolish Planning Applications Committee (5) and the City Plan Sub-Committee and that a new City Planning and Development Committee, with the Constitution and terms of reference as set out in Appendix A, be approved.

 

(ii)             That the Council be recommended to approve the change of names of the Policy and Scrutiny Committees as set out below and their new terms of reference as set out in Appendix B.

 

Adults, Health & Public Protection – unchanged.

Housing, Finance & Corporate Services – unchanged.

Children, Environment & Leisure – from Children, Sports & Leisure.

Business, Planning & Transport – from Environment & Customer Services

 

(iii)            That the Council be recommended to appoint Councillors Julia Alexander and Karen Scarborough to replace Councillors Nickie Aiken and Nick Evans as members of the Licensing Committee.

5.

Any Other Business which the Chairman Considers Urgent