Background
Background

Agenda and draft minutes

Venue: This meeting will be a virtual meeting and therefore will not take place in a physical location

Contact: Clive Willoughby  Tel: 01946 598328

Items
No. Item

C 20/19

Attendances and Apologies for Absence

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Councillors Graham Calvin,Mike Hawkins and Graham Minshaw.

 

C 20/20

Declarations of Interest in Agenda Items

Minutes:

Councillors Sam Meteer declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 3 due to having a relative working at the location to be considered.

 

Councillors Joan Hully declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 3 due to being Chair of Cleator Moor Town Council.

 

Councillors Gwynneth Everett declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 3 due to being a former Sellafield employee.

 

Councillors Linda Jones-Bulman declared a non-pecuniary interest in Agenda Item 3 due to being a Cleator Moor Town Councillor.

 

C 20/21

Exempt Information

Minutes:

It was moved by the Chair and duly seconded that under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item on the grounds that, if they were present, there could be disclosed to them exempt information as defined in the relevant paragraphs of Schedule 12A of the Act.

Following a 30 second pause to allow for any Member to indicate otherwise, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the press and public be excluded for the following item of business in view of likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 3 of part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

 

C 20/22

Industrial Solutions Hub

Minutes:

Councillor David Moore introduced a report informing Council of a new initiative designed to increase the growth and diversity of the Copeland economy.

Members were asked to support the continued development and implementation of the programme.

 

The report was seconded by Councillor Andy Pratt.

 

Members considered the report and a discussion followed.

 

A vote was then taken, by way of a roll call.

 

On a vote of 29 For, 0 Against and 0 Abstentions, it was therefore:-

 

RESOLVED – that all recommendations shown in Item 3 of the Agenda report  be approved without amendment.

 

C 20/23

Date and Time of the Next Meeting

The next meeting of Council will be a Special meeting to be held on Tuesday 8th September 2020. This will be a virtual meeting.

Minutes:

It was noted that the next virtual meeting of Council would be held at 2:00pm on Tuesday 8th September 2020.

 

 

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