Declarations of interest
Declarations of interest for agenda item 'Application Reference No. 4/17/9007. Proposal: Development of a new underground metallurgical coal mine and associated development including: the refurbishment of two existing drifts leading to two new underground drifts; coal storage and processing buildings; office and change building; access road; ventilation, power and water infrastructure; security fencing; lighting; outfall to sea; surface water management system and landscaping at the former Marchon site (High Road) Whitehaven; - a new coal loading facility and railway sidings linked to the Cumbrian Coast Railway Line with adjoining office / welfare facilities; extension of railway underpass; security fencing; lighting; landscaping; construction of a temporary development compound, and associated permanent access on land off Mirehouse Road, Pow Beck Valley, south of Whitehaven; and - a new underground coal conveyor to connect the coal processing buildings with the coal loading facility.'
- Frank Cassidy - Pecuniary - Mr F Cassidy declared a pecuniary interest in this item, as on a closer reading of the report he noted it made reference to a letter of support for the planning application from Mr J Woodcock, MP for Barrow, and Mr Cassidy works for Mr Woodcock. Mr Cassidy left the meeting at the point of his declaration and took no part in the debate, nor did he vote.