Council & democracy

Meeting Details

Council
23 Jan 2014 - 18:00 to 19:00
Scheduled
  • Documents
  • Attendance
  • Visitors
  • Declarations of Interests

Documents

Agenda

Standard Items
1 Apologies
2 To confirm the Open Minutes of the Meeting held on 7th November 2014.
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pdf Open Minutes (230Kb)
3 To receive any declarations of interest arising from any items on the Agenda
4 To receive a response by Flight Lieutenant Alyn Thompson to the award of the Council's Order of Meri
5 To receive any announcements from the Chairman, Leader and Head of Paid Service.
6 To receive any questions by members of the public pursuant to Council Procedure Rule No.10.
7 To receive any questions by Members of the Council pursuant to Council procedure Rule No. 11.
8 To deal with any business remaining from the last Meeting.
9 To consider any Notices of Motion in order of which they have been received.

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule No. 12, Councillor Stanton will move the following motion:-

 

“That this Council;

 

a)    Recognises a legitimate consumer demand among members of the communities of South Derbyshire for short-term loan facilities.

b)    Notes with concern the growth of heavily marketed ‘payday lending’ companies which can allow financially challenged borrowers into unsustainable debt.

c)    Encourages increased access to not-for-profit credit unions including, specifically, Moneyspider.

d)    Asks the Finance and Management Committee and Officers to:

-       Promote awareness of credit unions to both public and Council employees and promote volunteers to assist through the Council’s Communications Team.

-       Introduce and publicise a facility for employees and Elected Members to save with credit unions via the payroll system.

e)    Asks the Housing and Community Services Committee and Officers to introduce and publicise an offer to pay the registration fee of appropriate Council tenants wishing to join credit unions.

f)     Asks the Director of Finance to investigate the practicalities of supporting Moneyspider via an interest-free loan of £50,000 and, subject to his positive advice, authorises the Chairman of Finance and Management Committee and the Chief Executive to progress this”.

pdf Motion 230114 (64Kb)
10 To receive and consider the Open Reports of the following Committees:
11 To Authorise the sealing of the document set out in the report.
12 Review the compositions of Committees, Sub-Committees & Working Panels for the remainder of the muni
13 To review the compositions of Substitute Panels.
14 To review the representation on Outside Bodies.
Public Items
Exempt Standard Items
16 The Chairman may therefore move:-
That in accordance with Section 100 (A) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the remainder of the Meeting as it is likely, in view of the nature of the business to be transacted or the nature of the proceedings, that there would be disclosed exempt information as defined in the paragraph of Part I of the Schedule 12A of the Act indicated in the header to each report on the Agenda.
Exempt Item
17 To receive the Exempt Minutes of the Council Meeting held on 7th November 2013.
Exempt Minutes
  • See agenda for reasons for exemption
18 To receive any Exempt questions by Members of the Council pursuant to Council procedure Rule No. 11.
19 To receive and consider the Exempt reports of the following committees:
Planning Committee 29.10.13 PL/50 - PL/51
  • See agenda for reasons for exemption
Environmental and Development Services Committee 21.11.13 EDS/26 - EDS/27
  • See agenda for reasons for exemption
Housing and Community Services Committee 28.11.13 HCS/27
  • See agenda for reasons for exemption
Finance and Management Committee 05.12.13 FM/71 - FM/74
  • See agenda for reasons for exemption
Licensing and Appeals Sub-Committee 12.12.13 LAS/26 - LAS/27
  • See agenda for reasons for exemption
Planning Committee 17.12.13 PL/72
  • See agenda for reasons for exemption

Meeting Documents

  1. pdf 230114 (225Kb)
  2. pdf Open Minutes (238Kb)
  3. Exempt Minutes - Exempt

Declarations of Interests

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