County Council
Thursday, 15th February, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - County Offices, Kendal, LA9 4RQ. View directions

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No. Item


Roll Call of Members


Declarations of Interest

To disclose any disclosable pecuniary interests relating to any item on the agenda.


Members are asked to refer to the Monitoring Officer and Senior Manager for Legal and Democratic Services for advice in relation to the declaration of interests at meetings of the full Council.  A complete list of declarations notified to the Acting Monitoring Officer by 5.00 pm on Monday ???? will be circulated at the meeting. If any member wishes to correct or add to the circulated list, guidance on what constitutes a disclosable pecuniary interest is set out below.


NB The following is a summary of what constitutes a disclosable pecuniary interest. Please seek advice from Legal and Democratic Services.


Members are invited to disclose any disclosable pecuniary interest they have in any item on the agenda which comprises


1          Details of any employment, office, trade, profession or vocation carried on for       profit or gain.


2          Details of any payment or provision of any other financial benefit (other than from the authority) made or provided within the relevant period in respect of any expenses incurred by you in carrying out duties as a member, or towards your election expenses.  (This includes any payment or financial benefit from a trade union within the meaning of the Trade Union and Labour Relations (Consolidation) Act 1992.


3          Details of any contract which is made between you (or a body in which you have a beneficial interest) and the authority


(a)       Under which goods or services are to be provided or works are to be           executed; and


            (b)       Which has not been fully discharged.


4          Details of any beneficial interest in land which is within the area of the authority. 


5          Details of any licence (alone or jointly with others) to occupy land in the area of the authority for a month or longer. 


6          Details of any tenancy where (to your knowledge)


            (a)       The landlord is the authority; and


            (b)       The tenant is a body in which you have a beneficial                                                   interest.


7          Details of any beneficial interest in securities of a body where


(a)       That body (to your knowledge) has a place of business or land in the         area of the authority; and



(b)       Either –


(i)      The total nominal value of the securities exceeds £25,000 or one       hundredth of the total issued share capital of that body; or


(ii)     If that share capital of that body is of more than one class, the total nominal value of the shares of any one class in which the relevant person has a beneficial interest exceeds one hundredth of the total issued share capital of that class.

In addition, you must also disclose other non-pecuniary interests set out in the Code of Conduct where these have not already been registered.




A “disclosable pecuniary interest” is an interest of a councillor or their partner (which means spouse or civil partner, a person with whom they are living as husband or wife, or a person with whom they are living as if  ...  view the full agenda text for item 2.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 11 January 2018 (copy enclosed).


Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider whether there are any items on the agenda for which the press and public should be excluded.


Public Participation

To receive petitions or questions from the public under the Public Participation Scheme for the Council.  This item is time limited to 30 minutes.


Announcements and Communications

To receive any announcements from the Chair, Leader, Members of the Cabinet or the Chief Executive.


Minutes of The Cabinet pdf icon PDF 128 KB

To receive the minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 1 February 2018 (copy enclosed).


The Leader will ask members if they have any questions on the minutes taking each page in turn. Members should state clearly the minute number of the item concerned.


Council Plan 2018 - 2022 pdf icon PDF 111 KB

To consider a report of the Leader of the Council.  

Additional documents:


Revenue Budget 2018/19 and Medium Term Financial Plan 2018/2019 - 2021/2022 and Draft Capital Programme 2018 - 2023 pdf icon PDF 334 KB

To receive a report of the Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance (To Follow)

Additional documents:


Scrutiny Update Report pdf icon PDF 94 KB

To receive a report from the Chair of Scrutiny Management Board.

Additional documents:



To consider questions from Members, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule No 11.2, to the Leader, a Member of the Executive or the Chair of any Committee.


Minutes of Committees


Cumbria Pensions Committee pdf icon PDF 130 KB

To receive the minutes of a meeting of the Cumbria Pensions Committee held on 5 December 201 (to follow).


Audit and Assurance Committee pdf icon PDF 136 KB

To receive the minutes of a meeting of the Audit and Assurance Committee held on  5 January 2018.


Standards Committee pdf icon PDF 50 KB

To receive the minutes of meetings of the Standards Committee held on 5 September 2017 and 26 January 2018.

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Notices of Motion



To hear speeches (not exceeding five minutes each) for up to a specified period of 30 minutes, from individual members, of which at least 24 hours’ notice has been given to the Corporate Director – Resources and Transformation.