Agenda and minutes

School Organisation Sub-Committee
Wednesday, 3rd June, 2009 2.00 pm

Venue: Macclesfield Library -Macclesfield. View directions

No. Item


Appointment of Chairman

To appoint a Chairman for the meeting.


It was moved and seconded that Councillor B Silvester be appointed as Chairman for the meeitng.




That Councillor B Silvester be appointed as Chairman for the meeting.



To receive any apologies for absence.




Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any personal and/or prejudicial interests in any item on the agenda.




Proposed Closure of Oakenclough Day Nursery pdf icon PDF 106 KB

To consider proposals to close Oakenclough Nursery.

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Consideration was given to the proposal to close Oakenclough Day Nursery.


The Proposers and the Objectors attended the meeting and were questioned by representatives of the Governing Body and by Members of the Sub Committee.




That the Local Authority continues to provide the day nursery whilst immediately seeking an alternative provider to run the Day Nursery at the earliest date.


In any event the Local Authority was to cease providing the nursery no later than 31 December 2009, and  where an alternative provider has been found to cease to provide any subsidy to an alternative provider by that date.


(The following item was moved and seconded once the Committee were at the decision making stage).


Exclusion Resolution

The Sub Committee will meet in private to consider the decision as a result in accordance with Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public will be excluded from this meeting on the grounds further consideration of the matter will involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act in the paragraphs indicated:


Paragraph 4-Information relating to any consultations or negotiations or contemplated consultations or negotiations connection with any labour relations matter arising between the authority and employees of, or office holders under, the authority.


Paragraph 5-Information in respect of which a claim to legal professional privilege could be maintained in legal proceedings.


RESOLVED - That the press and public be excluded from the decision making part of the meeting pursuant to Section 100(A)4 of the Local Government Act 1972 on the grounds that the debate may involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Paragraphs 4 and 5 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.