Agenda

Reconvened County Council Meeting, County Council
Thursday, 19th November, 2020 10.00 am

Venue: This meeting will not take place in a physical location, but will be held virtually. Please follow the link below to access the meeting:-

Contact: Jackie Currie  Email: jackie.currie@cumbria.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

This meeting will not be taking place in a physical location but will be held remotely. Please follow the link below to access the live meeting:-

1.

Roll Call of Members and apologies for absence

To receive any apologies for absence.

 

2.

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 for advice in relation to the declaration of interests at meetings of the full Council.  A complete list of declarations notified to the 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 the Monitoring Officer.

 

Members must 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.

 

Note

 

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 they are civil partners).

 

3.

Exclusion of Press and Public

To consider whether there are any items on the agenda in respect of which the press and public should be excluded during consideration of the item.

 

4.

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.

 

5.

Minutes

To confirm as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 9 September 2020 (copy attached to previous agenda – County Council 5 November 2020)

  

6.

Announcements and Communications

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

 

7.

Minutes of the Cabinet

The minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet held on ??? are enclosed (copy attached)

 

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.

 

7a

Minutes of the Cabinet - 24 September

The minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 24 September 2020 were included with the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

 

 

 

 

 

7b

Minutes of the Cabinet - 15 October 2020

The minutes of the meeting of the Cabinet held on 15 October 2020 were included with the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

 

8.

MEMBERS ALLOWANCE SCHEME 2021/22

To consider a report from the Leader of the Council (a copy of the report was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

9.

CUMBRIA HEALTH AND WELLBEING BOARD - APPOINTMENT OF SUBSTITUTES

To consider a report from the Leader of the Council (a copy of the report was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

10.

TREASURY MANAGEMENT HALF YEAR STRATEGY REVIEW 2020/21

To consider a report from the Deputy Leader of the Council (a copy of the report was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

 

11.

AMENDMENTS TO THE APPROVED CAPITAL PROGRAMME

To consider a report from the Deputy Leader of the Council (a copy of the report was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

12.

CORPORATE PARENTING BOARD ANNUAL REPORT

To consider a report from the Cabinet Member for Children’s Services and Chair of the Corporate Parenting Board (a copy of the report was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

 

13.

UPDATE REPORT OF THE CUMBRIA FIRE LOCAL PENSION BOARD

To consider a report from the Cabinet Member for Customers, Transformation and Fire and Rescue Services (a copy of the report was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

 

14.

Scrutiny Update Report

To consider a report by the Chair of the Scrutiny Management Board (a copy of the report was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

 

15.

Questions

To consider questions from Members, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule No 11.2 to 11.5 to the Leader, a Member of the Executive or the Chair of any Committee.

16.

Minutes of Committees

To receive reports from Committees of the Council and receive questions and answers in accordance with Council Procedure Rules 11.1 to 11.5.

16a

Cumbria Pensions Committee

To receive the draft minutes of a meeting of the Cumbria Pensions Committee held on 15 September 2020 (a copy of the minutes was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

16b

Audit and Assurance Committee

To receive the draft minutes of a meeting of the Audit and Assurance Committee held on 17 September 2020 (a copy of the minutes was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

 

16c

Workington Harbour Management Committee

To receive the draft minutes of a meeting of the Workington Harbour Management Committee held on 23 October 2020 (a copy of the minutes was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

 

17.

Urgency Provisions

To consider a report by the Leader of the Council (a copy of the report was included in the previous agenda (County Council 5 November 2020 refers).

 

18.

Notice of Motions

To consider notice of motions for up to a specified period of one hour.

19.

Speeches

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 Executive Director – Corporate, Customer and Community Services.

20.

Additional Cabinet Minutes - 27 August and 3 September

To receive the Cabinet Minutes from the meetings held on 27 August and 3 September (copies of the minutes are detailed in the supplement published with the previous County Council papers – 5 November)