Agenda and draft minutes

Appeals Committee - Wednesday, 18th January, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: County Hall, Colliton Park, Dorchester, Dorset, DT1 1XJ

Contact: Megan Rochester  Email: megan.r.rochester@dorsetcouncil.gov.uk / 01305 224709

Items
No. Item

25.

Apologies

To receive any apologies for absence.

 

Minutes:

Apologies for absence were received from Cllr Bill Pipe.

 

26.

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To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on Friday 2nd December 2022.

Minutes:

The minutes of the meeting held on Friday 2nd December were confirmed and signed.

27.

Declarations of Interest

To disclose any pecuniary, other registerable or non-registerable interests as set out in the adopted Code of Conduct. In making their disclosure councillors are asked to state the agenda item, the nature of the interest and any action they propose to take as part of their declaration.

 

If required, further advice should be sought from the Monitoring Officer in advance of the meeting.

 

Minutes:

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

 

 

28.

Public Participation

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

Minutes:

There was no public participation to report.

29.

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.

30.

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 3 of schedule 12 A to the Local Government Act 1972 (as amended).

31.

Transport Appeals

To consider the School Transport Appeals as set out in the report by the Corporate Director for Education and Learning.

Minutes:

The Committee considered an appeal against the council’s refusal to provide pupils with school transport support.

32.

Transport Appeal 1

Minutes:

The appeal on behalf of JH, against the Council’s refusal to provide school transport between their home and Ringwood Upper School, be refused.

33.

Transport Appeal 2

Minutes:

The appeal on behalf of KC, against the Council’s refusal to provide school transport between their home and Wareham St Mary Primary School, be approved up until the end of July 2023.

 

34.

Transport Appeal 3

Minutes:

The appeal on behalf of MW, against the Council’s refusal to provide school transport between their home and Beaminster Technology College, be refused.