Agenda and minutes

Cabinet - Wednesday, 26th May, 2021 11.00 am

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Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Royal Tunbridge Wells, TN1 1RS. View directions

Contact: Caroline Britt  Democratic Services Officer


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Apologies pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To receive any apologies for absence.

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There were no absent members.


Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 66 KB

To receive any declarations of interest by Members in items on the agenda. For any advice on declarations of interest; please contact the Monitoring Officer before the meeting.

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There were no disclosable pecuniary or other significant interests declared at the meeting.


Notification of Persons Registered to Speak pdf icon PDF 28 KB

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There were no Visiting Members or members of the public who had registered as wishing to speak.


To Note the Leader's Appointments to Cabinet pdf icon PDF 28 KB

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Councillor Dawlings confirmed appointments to Cabinet as follows:


-       Councillor Dawlings – Leader and Portfolio Holder for Finance and Governance.

-       Councillor Scott – Deputy Leader and Portfolio Holder for Economic Development.

-       Councillor March – Portfolio Holder for Culture and Leisure.

-       Councillor McDermott – Portfolio Holder for Planning and Transportation.

-       Councillor Fairweather – Portfolio Holder for Communities and Wellbeing.

-       Councillor Bailey – Portfolio Holder for the Environment.


RESOLVED – That the Leader’s appointments to Cabinet be noted.


Appointments to Working Groups of the Cabinet

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The appointments to the Working Groups of Cabinet had yet to be confirmed. Further discussions between Group Leaders would be organised with appointments confirmed in due course.


Appointments to Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 140 KB

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Councillor Dawlings proposed the appointments as set out in the papers tabled at the meeting (and published as a supplementary paper following the meeting). 


RESOLVED – That the nominated persons be appointed to the Outside Bodies, for the terms of office specified, as detailed in the supplementary paper.


Urgent Business pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To consider any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent, for the reasons to be stated, in accordance with Section 100B(4) of the Local Government Act 1972.

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There was no urgent business.


Date of Next Meeting pdf icon PDF 28 KB

To note that the date of the next scheduled meeting is Thursday 24 June 2021 at 10:30am.

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The next meeting would be held on Thursday 24 June 2021 commencing at 10:30am in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Tunbridge Wells.