Extraordinary Meeting of the Council – 24 September 2008

Present –

The Mayor – Councillor Jawaid

Councillors Ali, Appleyard, Armitage, Bainbridge, Barker, Berry, B Briggs, J Briggs, Bunyan, Carlile, Cawsey, Clark, Collinson, Eckhardt, Ellerby, England, L Foster,  Glover, Gosling, Grant, Kirk, O’Sullivan, Poole, Mrs Redfern, C Sherwood, N Sherwood, Mrs Sidell, Mrs Simpson, Smith, Swift, Wardle, Waltham, Wells, Whiteley and Wilson.

The Council met at Pittwood House, Ashby Road, Scunthorpe.

1645  DECLARATIONS OF PERSONAL OR PERSONAL AND PREJUDICIAL INTERESTS – Declarations of personal or personal and prejudicial interests were indicated as follows –

Member Subject/Minute
Councillor S ArmitageCouncillor J Briggs

Councillor M Kirk

Humberside Fire Authority – MemberHumberside Fire Authority – Member

Member of Yorkshire Forward


Moved by Councillor Mrs Redfern and seconded by Councillor J Briggs –

“In light of the unprecedented scale of the current economic downturn and the belated recognition in the Cabinet papers for the meeting on 17 September 2008, that the proposed new entertainment venue may require subsidy from the public purse, the council defers any further works upon the scheme, until alternative courses of action have been fully evaluated.”

Moved by Councillor Swift and seconded by Councillor L Foster  –

That in accordance with procedure rules 1.19(n) and 1.20(g) the vote be now put.

Motion Carried

The council then voted on the original motion.

Motion Lost