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The attendees were welcomed to the meeting.
Councillor Gollop was elected as Chair.
Declarations of Interest
To note any declarations of interest from the Councillors. They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.
Please note that the Register of Interests is available at https://www.bristol.gov.uk/councillors/members-interests-gifts-and-hospitality-register
Any declarations of interest made at the meeting which is not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.
There were no declarations of interest.
Up to 30 minutes is allowed for this item.
Any member of the public or Councillor may participate in Public Forum. The detailed arrangements for so doing are set out in the Public Information Sheet at the back of this agenda. Public Forum items should be emailed to email@example.com and please note that the following deadlines will apply in relation to this meeting:-
Questions - Written questions must be received 3 clear working days prior to the meeting. For this meeting, this means that your question(s) must be received in this office at the latest by 5 pm on Wednesday, 20 June 2018.
Petitions and Statements - Petitions and statements must be received on the working day prior to the meeting. For this meeting, this means that your submission must be received in this office at the latest by 12.00 noon on Monday 25 June 2018.
The questioner was in attendance and presented her statement. The sub-committee noted that the questioner had expressed concern that information contained in the responses to her questions differed significantly from her recollection of the matters raised.
Those in attendance presented their statements.
To review the decision (taken at 5 June 2018 Cabinet) as a result of the matter having been called in by the Proper Officer on behalf of the Council.
In accordance with the prescribed procedure, the sub-committee reviewed the Call-in of the decision as follows:
(i) Explanation of procedure:
The Chair explained the
procedure to be followed at the meeting. The purpose of this meeting was to specifically
review and assess the reasons why this decision had been called-in,
and then to determine one of the three options available to the
sub-committee, as follows:
The Chair advised the parties that the majority of Panel Members, having reviewed the submissions, considered that the key issues in this case were to ascertain i) whether consultation had been required in making the decision and ii) if so whether the consultation that had taken place had been sufficient.
(ii) Presentation of the case by Councillors who called-in the decision:
With reference to the Call-in form included with the agenda papers, Councillors who had called-in the decision presented their case and highlighted their key points as follows: