Declarations of Interest/Pre Determination
To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests and for Members to declare if they have a pre-determination in respect of any item on the agenda.
In the interest of openness in respect of application 21/2975M, Councillor K Parkinson declared that she had previously worked at the public house when it was opened and had frequented it on occasion and knew the site well. She had avoided discussing the planning application and left any meetings of the local parish council when the matter had been discussed and therefore she had not fettered her discretion.
In the interest of openness in respect of application 20/4737M, Councillor T Dean declared that the applicant was known to him.
In respect of application 21/3555M, Councillor J Smith declared that she had pre-determined the application and in accordance with the Code of Conduct would exercise her right to speak under the Public Speaking Protocol as Ward Councillor. She then declared she would leave the room once she had spoken.
In the interest of openness in respect of application 20/4737M, Councillor D Jefferay declared that he knew one of the objectors, however he had not discussed the application with him and therefore not pre-determined the application.
It was noted that all Members had received either correspondence or telephone calls in respect of applications 20/4737M and 21/3555M. Councillor D Jefferay also declared he had received correspondence in respect of application 21/2975M.