Agenda

Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC - Monday, 6th September, 2021 10.00 am

Venue: Meeting Space, Block 1, Floor 2, County Hall, Morpeth, Northumberland, NE61 2EF

Contact: Heather Bowers 

Items
No. Item

1.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

2.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 321 KB

Minutes of the meetings of the Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC held on 2nd August, as circulated, to be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chairman.

3.

DISCLOSURE OF MEMBERS' INTERESTS

Unless already entered in the Council’s Register of Members’ interests, members are required to disclose any personal interest (which includes any disclosable pecuniary interest) they may have in any of the items included on the agenda for the meeting in accordance with the Code of Conduct adopted by the Council on 4 July 2012, and are reminded that if they have any personal interests of a prejudicial nature (as defined under paragraph 17 of the Code Conduct) they must not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter.

 

 

NB Any member needing clarification must contact the Monitoring Officer at monitoringofficer@northumberland.gov.uk.  Please refer to the guidance on disclosures at the rear of this Agenda letter.

4.

FORWARD PLAN OF CABINET DECISIONS pdf icon PDF 286 KB

To note the latest Forward Plan of key decisions.? Any further changes made to the         Forward Plan will be reported to the Committee.? (Schedule enclosed as?Appendix A).

5.

NORTHUMBERLAND LINE pdf icon PDF 309 KB

To provide an update on progress on the Northumberland Line project in the last 12 months including the achievement of several significant milestones and an overview of the next stages of the project and their funding implications. (Report enclosed as Appendix B).

6.

WORK PROGRAMME pdf icon PDF 299 KB

he Committee is asked to review and note the Corporate Services and Economic Growth Overview and Scrutiny Committee Work Programme and Monitoring Report for the 2021/22 council year.  (Report enclosed as Appendix C).

7.

URGENT BUSINESS

To consider such other business as, in the opinion of the Chair, should, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.

PART II

It is expected that matters included in this part of the Agenda will be dealt with in private.  Reports referred to are enclosed for members and officers only, coloured pink and marked "Not for Publication".

8.

EXCLUSION OF PRESS AND PUBLIC

The Committee is invited to consider passing the following resolution:

 

(a)    That under Section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting during consideration of the following item on the Agenda as it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in Part I of Schedule 12A of the 1972 Act, and

 

(b)    That the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosure for the following reasons:-

 

Agenda Items          Paragraph of Part I of Schedule 12A

 

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Contains information relating to business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information) ? 

AND

The public interest in maintaining this exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosure because disclosure could adversely affect the business reputation or confidence in the person/organisation, and could adversely affect commercial revenue 

 

9.

CONFIDENTIAL MINUTES

Confidential minutes of the meetings of the Corporate Services and Economic Growth OSC held on 2nd August, as circulated, to be confirmed as a true record and signed by the Chairman.