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No. Item

18.

Declaration of Interests pdf icon PDF 206 KB

Minutes:

None were made.

19.

Minutes pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the minutes of the meetings held on May 23 2018 be

confirmed and signed as true records.

20.

Petitions pdf icon PDF 128 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Elliott presented a petition from 18 residents of Kingsfield House

calling on the Council to intervene with L&Q to secure improvements to their

block.

 

Councillor Mallory presented a petition bearing 134 names asking LB

Lewisham and LB Greenwich to work together with Transport for London to

solve problems relating to rat running, pedestrian safety, commuter parking

and general road safety.

 

Councillor Hall presented a petition bearing 40 names from residents in the

Brookehouse Road area calling on the Council to introduce measures to

tackle problems associated with commuter parking near Bellingham Station.

 

Councillor Ingleby presented a petition bearing about 300 names calling for

the Pre-School Learning Alliance to reverse its decision to close Camelot

Preschool in Catford.

 

Councillor John Paschoud presented a petition bearing 1113 names calling

for the installation of a light controlled pedestrian crossing on the junction with

Waldram Place in Perry Vale.

 

21.

Public Questions pdf icon PDF 43 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

50 questions were received from the following members of the public which

were answered by the Cabinet Member indicated. A copy of the questions

and answers was circulated separately and can be viewed on the Council

website with the meeting papers.

 

1.

Nancy Taylor

Mayor

2.

Carole Hope

Mayor

3.

Elizabeth Mouncher

Mayor

4.

Michael Dropf

Mayor

5.

Mat Xerri

Cllr Bell

6.

David Da Silva Pereira

Cllr Bell

7.

Mrs Richardson

Cllr Slater

8.

Mr Williams

Cllr Bonavia

9.

Mr Morris

Mayor

10.

Mr Maines

Mayor

11.

Andrea Carey-Fuller

Cllr Bell

12.

Rosalind Huish

Cllr Bell

13.

Ms Utley

Cllr Bell

14.

Mr Rochell

Mayor

15.

Andy Tonge

Mayor

16.

Anthony Crowther

Mayor

17.

Ms Phipps

Mayor

18.

Trina Lynskey

Mayor

19.

Mr Richardson

Cllr Bonavia

20.

LoredanaMinini

Cllr Bell

21.

Carole Hope

Mayor

22.

David Da Silva Pereira

Cllr Bell

23.

Mrs Richardson

Cllr Slater

24.

Mr Williams

Mayor

25.

Mr Morris

Mayor

26.

Andrea Carey-Fuller

Cllr Bell

27.

Rosalind Huish

Cllr Bonavia

28.

Andy Tonge

Mayor

29.

Anthony Crowther

Mayor

30.

Ms Phipps

Mayor

31.

Mr Richardson

Mayor

32.

LoredanaMinini

Cllr Bell

33.

Trina Lynskey

Mayor

34.

Carole Hope

Mayor

35.

David Da Silva Pereira

Mayor

36.

Mrs Richardson

Cllr Slater

37.

Mr Williams

Mayor

38.

Rosalind Huish

Cllr Bonavia

39.

Andy Tonge

Mayor

40.

Mr Richardson

Mayor

41.

Carole Hope

Mayor

42.

David Da Silva Pereira

Mayor

43.

Mrs Richardson

Cllr Slater

44.

Mr Williams

Cllr Bell

45.

Rosalind Huish

Mayor

46.

Andy Tonge

Mayor

47.

David Da Silva Pereira

Mayor

48.

Rosalind Huish

Mayor

49.

David Da Silva Pereira

Mayor

50.

Rosalind Huish

Cllr Barnham

 

22.

Member questions pdf icon PDF 25 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

12 questions were received from the following Councillors which were

answered by the Cabinet Members indicated. A copy of the questions and

answers was circulated separately and can be viewed on the Council’s

website with the meeting papers.

 

1.

Cllr Hall

Mayor

2.

Cllr Rathbone

Cllr Slater

3.

Cllr Hordijenko

Mayor

4.

Cllr Curran

Mayor

5.

Cllr Copley

Mayor

6.

Cllr Hall

Mayor

7.

Cllr Curran

Mayor

8.

Cllr Copley

 

9.

Cllr John Paschoud

 

10.

Cllr Curran

 

11.

Cllr Curran

 

12.

Cllr Curran

 

 

Cllr McGeevor

Mayor

Mayor

Mayor

Mayor

Cllr Bell

Cllr Barnham

Cllr McGeevor

Mayor

Mayor

 

 

 

 

 

2.

 

3.

 

4.

5.

6.

Cllr Hall

7.

Cllr Curran

8.

Cllr Copley

9.

Cllr John Paschoud

10.

Cllr Curran

11.

Cllr Curran

12.

Cllr Curran

 

23.

Announcements or Communications pdf icon PDF 202 KB

Minutes:

 

1. Report of the Returning Officer

 

In her role as Returning Officer, the Chair confirmed the result of the

Lewisham East by-election and congratulated Councillor Janet Daby on her

success.

 

2. Win Hardy RIP

 

The Chair announced the death of former Mayoress and Bellingham resident,

Win Hardy. She paid tribute to Win, recalling her involvement in civic life and

the Mayoress’ charity for decades after her husband had left office. All present

observed a minute’s silence in Win’s memory.

 

3. Queen’s Birthday Honours

 

The Council congratulated Janet Vilmayer and Veronica Jobbins on the

awards they had received.

 

4. Deputy Lieutenant

 

The Chair reported the appointment of Sir Steve Bullock as Deputy Lieutenant

of Lewisham and the promotion of the previous Deputy Lieutenant, Jane

Davis. The Council recorded its thanks to Jane Davis for her 10 years of

service to Lewisham.

           

5. Past Badges of Office

 

The Mayor presented Councillor Adefiranye and his wife Sandra with their

past badges of office in recognition of their seven years of service as Chair of

the Council and consort

 

6. Councillor Sophie Davis

 

At the commencement of the meeting the Chair congratulated Councillor

Sophie Davis on the birth earlier in the week of a baby daughter.

 

Councillor Millbank moved the recommendation and Councillor Moore

seconded the recommendation shown below which was unanimously agreed.

 

RESOLVED that Councillor Sophie Davis’s non-attendance at Council

meetings be approved as set out.

 

7. London Youth Games

 

Councillors Moore and Dacres to expanded upon the written report giving

further details of the successes enjoyed by Lewisham student teams in the

various sporting events.

 

8. Prudential Surrey 100 Charity Bike Ride July 29th 2018 for Lavender Trust

 

Councillor Ingleby made a short announcement regarding the Prudential

Surrey 100 Charity Bike Ride, requesting sponsorship in aid of the Lavender

Trust.

24.

Gypsy and Traveller Site(s) Local Plan: Consultation on Preferred Site pdf icon PDF 244 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Mayor moved that the recommendation be approved and this was

seconded by Councillor Susan Wise. Following a contribution from

Councillor Tom Copley, it was unanimously:

 

RESOLVED that public consultation on the GTSLP Preferred Site

Consultation Report and Integrated Impact Assessment (March 2018), be

approved.

25.

CRPL Business Plan pdf icon PDF 149 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Mayor moved that the recommendation be approved and this was

seconded by Councillor Walsh. Contributions were made by

Councillors Curran and Muldoon. In response the Mayor gave an undertaking

to investigate the possibility of adding a Director to the Company Board. It

was then unanimously:

 

RESOLVED that the 2018/19 Business Plan for the Catford Regeneration

Partnership Limited (CRPL) be approved.

26.

CIL Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule pdf icon PDF 350 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

The Mayor moved that the recommendation be approved and this was

seconded by Councillor John Paschoud. It was then unanimously:

 

RESOLVED that: (the Council to the extent that it is not an executive function)

 

(1) the Preliminary Draft Charging Schedule be approved for public

Consultation;

 

(2) the Draft CIL Infrastructure Delivery Schedule, CIL Viability Review

Report, Affordable Housing Delivery and Planning Obligations Report and

Equalities Analysis Assessment, be noted;

 

(3) authority be delegated to the Executive Director, Resources and

Regeneration to:

 

• Approve any minor changes to the text and format of the PDCS and

supporting documents prior to consultation;

 

• Approve minor modifications to the PDCS and supporting documents

following public consultation;

 

• Where no material modifications are required to the proposed Charging

Schedule following the consultation on the PDCS, approve the undertaking of

a subsequent consultation on a DCS; and

 

• Where no material modifications are required following the consultation on

the DCS, to approve the submission of the Council’s proposed Charging

Schedule and associated evidence base for public examination.

 

(4) if material modifications to the Charging Schedule following consultation

on the PDCS are required, approval to undertake a subsequent consultation

be referred tback to the Mayor and Cabinet and the Council; and

 

(5) the adoption of an updated Community Infrastructure Levy Instalments

Policy be approved.

27.

Agreed Syllabus Approval pdf icon PDF 388 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor Chris Barnham moved that the recommendation be approved and

this was seconded by Councillor Luke Sorba. Following a contribution from

Councillor Susan Wise, it was then unanimously:

 

RESOLVED that the Lewisham Agreed Syllabus for religious education 2018

for use in Lewisham schools, as recommended by the Mayor & Cabinet on 27

June 2018, be approved by the Council.

28.

Secretary of State Approval Milford Towers pdf icon PDF 189 KB

Minutes:

Councillor Bell moved that the recommendation be approved and this

was seconded by Councillor Krupski. It was then unanimously:

 

RESOLVED that

 

(1) the environmental and financial benefits of the leasing arrangement with

Notting Hill Genesis and the rationale for extending the current arrangements

be noted;

 

(2) subject to Secretary of State’s consent being obtained under Section 32 of

the Housing Act 1985, approval be given for the leasing arrangement to be

extended for a further six years to December 2024, with reviews to be held

annually, and the ability for both parties to end the arrangement at the annual

review stage;

 

(3) the Council should apply to the Secretary of State for permission under

Section 32 of the Housing Act 1985 to extend the leasing arrangement in the

manner set out;

                       

(4) officers carry out the review set out in paragraph 7.16;

 

(5) authority be delegated to the Executive Director for Customer Services, in

consultation with the Director of Regeneration and Resources and the Head

of Law, to agree the final terms of the extension with Notting Hill and all

associated legal documentation.

29.

Audit of Accounts pdf icon PDF 215 KB

Additional documents:

Minutes:

Councillor De Ryk moved that the recommendation be approved and this

was seconded by Councillor Hall. Following a contribution from Councillor

Wise, it was then unanimously:

 

RESOLVED that

 

(1) the adjustments to the financial statements in the Audit Findings Reports

be noted;

 

(2) the Action Plans set out in the Reports be agreed;

 

(3) the Letters of Representation on behalf of the Council be approved;

 

(4) the Annual Governance Statement (AGS) be approved; and

 

(5) the 2017/18 audited Statement of Accounts (including Main accounts,

Group accounts and Pension Fund accounts) be approved.

30.

Appointments pdf icon PDF 122 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that

 

(1) the membership of the Appointments Committee be confirmed as

comprising:

 

Councillor Bill Brown

Councillor Liz Johnston-Franklin

Councillor Jacq Paschoud

2 members of the Cabinet appointed by the Mayor on a meeting by meeting

Basis

 

(2) the Mayor’s appointment of Councillor Kalu to replace Councillor Gallagher

on the Board of Lewisham Homes be noted; and

 

(3) the appointment made by the Overview & Scrutiny Committee of

Councillor Patrick Codd to replace Councillor Bill Brown on the Public

Accounts Select Committee, be noted.

31.

Local Democracy Review pdf icon PDF 227 KB

Minutes:

The Mayor moved that the recommendation be approved and the

membership of the Review be as shown in a tabled addendum and this

was seconded by Councillor Bonavai. Following a contribution from Councillor

Sheikh, it was then unanimously:

 

RESOLVED that

 

(1) a Democracy Review Working Group be establishedwith the composition

and terms of reference set out at sections 5 and 6;

 

(2) in conducting its work the Working Group should use the methodology set

out in paragraph 7, with discretion to use such other research methods it

considers appropriate;

 

(3) should the recommendations of the Working Group entail changes to the

practices of the Council that would require constitutional change, such

changes should be referred to the Council’s Constitution Working Party.

 

(4) a report containing the recommendations of the Working Group and the

comments of the Constitution Working Party be presented to the Council as

early as possible in 2019 with a view to their implementation in the next

municipal year or as soon as possible thereafter; and

 

(5) the membership of the Working Group shall be as follows:

 

Councillor Chris Best

Councillor Kevin Bonavia

Councillor Juliet Campbell

Councillor Patrick Codd

Councillor Colin Elliott

Councillor Alex Feis-Bryce

Councillor Aisling Gallagher

Councillor Sakina Sheikh

 

The meeting closed at 9.23pm.