Agenda

Strategic Planning Committee - Tuesday, 4th June, 2024 4.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber - County Hall

Contact: Lesley Little 

Items
No. Item

1.

MEMBERSHIP

To note the Membership of the Strategic Planning Committee as agreed by Council on 1 May 2024.

 

16 members (8:5:2 Ind Gp, 1 LD, 1 Min Gp) (1 Con place given to ING) 

 

Quorum - 4

 

Chair: T. Thorne

Vice Chair: M. Robinson

 

Conservative

Labour

Independent Group

Liberal Democrats

Green Party

Ind Non-Grouped

L. Darwin

C. Ball

G. Hill

J. Reid

M. Swinbank

M. Robinson

 

R. Dodd

J. Foster

 

 

 

 

 

B. Flux

J. Lang

 

 

 

 

 

I. Hutchinson

A. Wallace

 

 

 

 

 

G. Renner Thompson

A. Watson

 

 

 

 

 

G. Stewart

 

 

 

 

 

 

T. Thorne

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

3.

MINUTES OF PREVIOUS MEETINGS pdf icon PDF 213 KB

The minutes of the Strategic Planning Committee held on Tuesday 5 March 2024, as circulated, to be agreed as a true record and be signed by the Chair.

 

4.

DISCLOSURE OF MEMBERS' INTERESTS

Unless already entered in the Council’s Register of Members’ interests, members are required where a matter arises at a meeting; 

 

  1. Which directly relates to Disclosable Pecuniary Interest (‘DPI’) as set out in Appendix B, Table 1 of the Code of Conduct, to disclose the interest, not participate in any discussion or vote and not to remain in room. Where members have a DPI or if the matter concerns an executive function and is being considered by a Cabinet Member with a DPI they must notify the Monitoring Officer and arrange for somebody else to deal with the matter.

 

  1. Which directly relates to the financial interest or well being of a Other Registrable Interest as set out in Appendix B, Table 2 of the Code of Conduct to disclose the interest and only speak on the matter if members of the public are also allowed to speak at the meeting but otherwise must not take part in any discussion  or vote on the matter and must not remain the room.

 

  1. Which directly relates to their financial interest or well-being  (and is not  DPI) or the financial well being of a relative or close associate, to declare the interest and members may only speak on the matter if members of the public are also allowed to speak. Otherwise, the member must not take part in discussion or vote on the matter and must leave the room.

 

  1. Which affects the financial well-being of the member, a relative or close associate or a body included under the Other Registrable Interests column in Table 2, to disclose the interest and apply the test set out at paragraph 9 of Appendix B before deciding whether they may remain in the meeting.

 

  1. Where Members have or a Cabinet Member has an Other Registerable Interest or Non Registerable Interest in a matter being considered in exercise of their executive function, they must notify the Monitoring Officer and arrange for somebody else to deal with it. 

 

NB Any member needing clarification must contact monitoringofficer@northumberland.gov.uk.  Members are referred to the Code of Conduct which contains the matters above in full. Please refer to the guidance on disclosures at the rear of this agenda letter.

 

5.

DETERMINATION OF PLANNING APPLICATIONS pdf icon PDF 134 KB

To request the committee to decide the planning applications attached to this report using the powers delegated to it. 

 

Please note that printed letters of objection/support are not circulated with the agenda but are available on the Council’s website at  http://www.northumberland.gov.uk/Planning.aspx

 

6.

23/04733/FUL pdf icon PDF 356 KB

Full planning application for development of three college blocks including external workshops, energy centre and PV canopies, as well as associated hardstanding, parking and landscape works, including creation of MUGA and football pitch

 

7.

24/00414/FUL pdf icon PDF 279 KB

Erection of manufacturing building (use class B2/B8) and associated service yard, car parking access and soft landscaping

Land East Of Enterprise Court, Crossland Park, Cramlington, Northumberland

 

8.

APPEALS UPDATE pdf icon PDF 200 KB

For Members’ information to report the progress of planning appeals.  This is a monthly report and relates to appeals throughout all 5 Local Area Council Planning Committee areas and covers appeals of Strategic Planning Committee.

 

9.

S106 AGREEMENTS UPDATE REPORT pdf icon PDF 134 KB

For Members’ information to report the agreement monitoring and collection of s106 contributions in the planning process. This is a monthly report and relates to agreements throughout Northumberland during the previous 2 months.

 

10.

URGENT BUSINESS

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