Agenda and draft minutes

Dorset Council - Appeals Committee
Friday, 9th October, 2020 10.00 am

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Contact: Susan Dallison  Email: susan.dallison@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

9.

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To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 7 September 2020.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on 7 September 2020 were confirmed and will be signed at a later date.

10.

Matters Arising

Minutes:

Minute 1 – Apologies

At the last meeting, it was recorded in the minutes that there were no apologies for absence received. However, due to the Committee meeting as a quorum some members did not need to attend the meeting.

 

It was proposed by Cllr Kerby and seconded by Cllr Lugg that the minutes be modified to reflect that some members did not need to attend.

 

Resolved

That the minutes be modified to reflect that some members did not need to attend the meeting.

11.

Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.

Minutes:

No declarations of disclosable pecuniary interests were made at the meeting.

 

12.

Public Participation

To receive questions or statements on the business of the committee from town and parish councils and members of the public.

 

The deadline for submission of the full text of a question or statement is 8.30 am on Tuesday, 6 October 2020.

 

Details of the Council’s procedure rules can be found at: Public Participation at Committees.

 

Minutes:

There were no public questions or statements received at the meeting.

13.

Urgent items

To consider any items of business which the Chairman has had prior notification and considers to be urgent pursuant to section 100B (4) b) of the Local Government Act 1972. The reason for the urgency shall be recorded in the minutes.

 

Minutes:

There were no urgent items.

14.

Exempt Business

To move the exclusion of the press and the public for the following item in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 3 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

The public and the press will be asked to leave the meeting whilst the item of business is considered.

Minutes:

Decision

 

That the press and the public be excluded for the following item(s) in view of the likely disclosure of exempt information within the meaning of paragraph 1 and 2 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

15.

School Transport Appeals

To consider the school transport appeals as set out in the exempt report by the Executive Director of People  - Children.

Minutes:

The committee considered a number of appeals against the Council’s refusal to provide a pupil with school transport support.

 

Resolved

1.    That the appeal on behalf of TW against the Council’s refusal to provide transport support between his home and The Purbeck School be allowed .

2.    That the appeal on behalf of ES against the Council’s refusal to provide transport support between her home and the Thomas Hardye School, be refused.

3.    That the appeal on behalf of GW against the Council’s refusal to provide transport support between his home and Lytchett Minster School, be refused.

16.

Walked Route Assessment - Stourton Caundle

To consider a report by R Camp, Road Safety Officer.

Minutes:

The committee considered the report by the Road Safety Officer and three appeals against the walked route assessment.

 

The committee agreed that in line with the national guidelines, there was an available walked route.

 

Resolved

1.    That the appeal on behalf of SC against the walked route assessment, be refused.

2.    That the appeal on behalf of DM and DM against the walked route assessment, be refused.