Meeting Details

Council Business Management Committee
7 May 2019 - 14:00 to 14:19



Public Agenda
1 Notice of Recording
Chairman to advise meeting to note that members of the press/public may record and take photographs except where there are confidential or exempt items.
2 Declarations of Interests
Members are reminded that they must declare all relevant  pecuniary and non pecuniary interests arising from any business to be discussed at this meeting. If a disclosable pecuniary interest is declared a Member must not speak or take part in that agenda item. Any declarations will be recorded in the minutes of the meeting.
3 Apologies
To receive any apologies.
To confirm and sign the Minutes of the last meeting.
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Report of the City Solicitor.

To inform members of forthcoming items for City Council and Council Business Management Committee meeting agendas.

The LGA Annual Conference and Exhibition 2019 will be held from 2 July to 4 July 2019 at Bournemouth International Centre.  The General Assembly Meeting will be on 2 July.


The plenary sessions will include the following topics for debate: 

  • The Armed Forces Covenant - championing and strengthening local government's role
  • The future of care, health and Wellbeing:opportunity, risk and ambition

  • 2020 a new deal for local governance finance 


The cost of attending the Conference will be:

  • Full conference - 3 days: £545 plus £109 VAT – total £654 per delegate
  • Tuesday - 1 day: £235 plus £47 VAT - total £282 per delegate
  • Wednesday - 1 day : £290 plus £58 VAT- total £348 per delegate
  • Thursday - 1 day : £290 plus £58 VAT- total £348 per delegate


There will be additional costs for overnight accommodation incurred.


The Committee is invited to appoint 5 Councillors in line with proportionality to attend the Conference. (3 Labour, 1 Conservative and 1 Liberal Democrat) 




That 5 Councillors (3 Labour, 1 Conservative and 1 Liberal Democrat) be appointed to attend the Local Government Association Annual Conference to be held from 2 July to 4 July 2019 at Bournemouth International Centre.

To note that the next meeting of the Committee is scheduled to take place on Tuesday, 28 May 2019 at 1400 hours in the Council House.
13 Other Urgent Business
To consider any items of business by reason of special circumstances (to be specified) that in the opinion of the Chairman are matters of urgency.
14 Authority to Chairman and Officers
Chairman to move:-

'In an urgent situation between meetings, the Chairman jointly with the relevant Chief Officer has authority to act on behalf of the Committee'.

Meeting Documents

There are no separate meeting documents but there may be meeting documents assigned to the Agenda.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
Councillor Robert AldenAgenda item 11 LGA Annual ConferenceDeputy Chair of the LGANon-PecuniaryNo further action required


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