Agenda and minutes

Council - Wednesday 18 May 2016 7.00 pm

Venue: Main Hall - The Elmgreen School, Elmcourt Rd, London SE27 9BZ. View directions

Contact: Wayne Chandai, Tel: 020 7926 0029 Email: wchandai@lambeth.gov.uk 

Items
No. Item

Procedural Motion

Moved by, Councillor Paul Gadsby and Seconded by Councillor Amelie Treppass that Council suspend “Council and Committees Procedure Rule 13” so that two motions, one from Labour Group and one from the Conservative Group could be debated.

 

Councillor Briggs, on behalf of the Opposition Group, raised an objection to the motion, stating that he and his colleagues had not been informed of the procedural motion in a timely manner.

 

RESOLVED:

 

That Council and Committees Procedure Rule 13 be suspended to that debate could take place on two motions on the agenda.

1.

Declaration of Pecuniary Interests

    Under Standing Order 4.4, where any councillor has a Disclosable Pecuniary Interest (as defined in the Members’ Code of Conduct (para. 4)) in any matter to be considered at a meeting of the Council, a committee, sub-committee or joint committee, they must withdraw from the meeting room during the whole of the consideration of that matter and must not participate in any vote on that matter unless a dispensation has been obtained from the Monitoring Officer.

     

     

    Minutes:

    There were none.

2.

Announcements

    Minutes:

    The Mayor, the Leader of the Opposition, the Leader of the Council and Councillor Jennifer Brathwaite all offered tributes to the late Councillor Niranjan Francis, who had recently passed away. Council then observed a one minute silence as a mark of respect.

3.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 116 KB

To approve and sign the minutes of the previous meeting held on 13 April 2016.

Minutes:

Approval of the minutes was deferred until the next meeting following a query from the Conservative Group.

4.

School debating Competition - Prize Giving Ceremony

    Minutes:

    Item deferred until the next meeting.

5.

Petitions, PNQs and Deputations

    No public notice questions were received.

     

    Petitions will be presented at the meeting by Councillors.

     

    The deadline for the receipt of requests for a deputation is 5pm

    Friday 13 May 2016. Email: wchandai@lambeth.gov.uk

    Minutes:

    Councillor Max Deckers-Dowber presented a petition on behalf of his constituents entitled ‘Controlled Parking Zones in Brockwell Park and Trinity Rise between 12pm-2pm’, which had 99 signatures.

     

    No Public Notice Questions were received.

     

    No deputations were received.

     

MEETING ADJOURNED

Due to disruption from the public gallery, the meeting was adjourned for 12 minutes at 7.26pm.

 

MEETING ADJOURNED

The Mayor advised that due to the continued disruption from the public gallery she would ask for the gallery to be cleared so the Council business listed on the agenda could be considered.

 

The meeting was adjourned at 7.46pm for 28 minutes.

STATEMENT FROM THE MAYOR

The Mayor advised the meeting that due to continued disruption form the public gallery, and the refusal of members of the public causing disruption to leave she had no choice but to move to the vote on two of the reports. She advised that the any reports not considered would be deferred to the next meeting of Council.

6.

Cabinet Statement

    Minutes:

    Due to disruption, there was no statement made.

7.

Opposition Statement

    Minutes:

    Due to disruption, there was no statement made.

8.

Questions from Councillors pdf icon PDF 359 KB

    Minutes:

    Due to disruption this item was not considered.

9.

Reports

9.a

The Gambling Act 2005: Review of Lambeth Statement of Principles 2016-19 pdf icon PDF 288 KB

9.b

Pay Policy Statement 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 113 KB

10.

Constitution 2016-17 (in year changes) pdf icon PDF 91 KB

11.

Corporate Committee Annual Report pdf icon PDF 168 KB

12.

Motions pdf icon PDF 256 KB

    Minutes:

    Due to disruption the Item was not considered.

13.

Voting

    Minutes:

    9.a) The Gambling Act 2005: Review of Lambeth Statement of Principles 2016-19

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    1)    That Council resolves not to issue Casino Premises Licenses for three years commencing from 20 June 2016, subject to any further resolution as provided for by Section 166 of the Gambling Act 2005.

     

    2)    To adopt the Gambling Act 2005 Statement of Principles appended to the report.

     

    9.d) Corporate Committee Annual Report

     

    RESOLVED:

     

    That the 2015/16 Corporate Committee Annual Report be approved.