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No. Item

1.

Apologies and Announcements

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Minutes:

There were no apologies.

2.

Disclosure of Pecuniary and Non-Pecuniary Interests

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Minutes:

Name of Councillor

Agenda Item No.

Nature of Interest

(non-pecuniary unless stated)

M Brindle

Part A – Item 3

Member Burnley Borough Council

A Cheetham

Part A – Item 3

Non-Executive Director Rossendale Transport

M Green

Part A – Item 3

Cabinet Member South Ribble Borough Council and responded to the consultation

D Howarth

Part A – Item 3

Member South Ribble Borough Council

D Lord

Part A – Item 3

Member Pendle Borough Council

J Sumner

Part A – Item 3

Member Burnley Borough Council

D Whipp

Part A – Item 3

Member Pendle Borough Council

 

3.

The County Council's Budget pdf icon PDF 75 KB

·  Revenue Budget 2016/17 and Financial Strategy 2017/18 to 2019/20

 

·  Capital Investment Programme 2016/17 and beyond

 

·  Council Tax and Precept 2016/17

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Minutes:

County Councillor Borrow, Deputy Leader of the Council, moved the report of the Cabinet from its meeting on the 21 January 2016. It contained recommendations on the:

 

·  Revenue Budget 2016/17 and Financial Strategy 2017/18 to 2019/20

·  Capital Investment Programme 2016/17 and beyond

·  Council Tax and Precept 2016/17

 

In moving the report County Councillor Borrow outlined an adjustment to the proposals contained within the report. Details of the adjustment were set out in a document circulated to all members, which is appended to these minutes as Annex 1. 

 

The motion was seconded by County Councillor Jennifer Mein, Leader of the Council.

 

County Councillor Geoff Driver, Leader of the Conservative Group, then made his Budget speech and moved an Amendment to the Budget proposals on behalf of the Conservative Group, which was seconded by County Councillor Albert Atkinson. 

 

A copy of the Amendment was circulated to all members and is set out at Annex 2 to these minutes.

 

The Chairman adjourned the meeting for a period of thirty minutes to give members the opportunity to consider the Amendment.

 

Following a period of debate it was moved and seconded, in accordance with Procedural Standing Order 15.10.1(a), 'that the question be put'. On being put to the vote the procedural motion was carried and the debate was brought to a close.

 

A recorded vote on the Amendment was then taken. The names of county councillors who voted for or against the Amendment and those who abstained are set out below:

 

For (35)

 

T Ashton

G Driver

A Schofield

A Atkinson

G Gooch

K Sedgewick

M Barron

M Green

J Shedwick

P Britcliffe

K Iddon

D Smith

K Brown

A James

D Stansfield

I Brown

T Jones

V Taylor

P Buckley

A Kay

C Wakeford

S Charles

J Lawrenson

D Westley

A Cheetham

D O'Toole

P White

A Clempson

M Otter

G Wilkins

F Craig-Wilson

M Perks

B Yates

M Devaney

P Rigby

 

Against (43)

 

T Aldridge

J Fillis

R Newman-Thompson

A Ali

J Gibson

E Oades

A Barnes

J Hanson

J Oakes

L Beavers

M Hassan

M Parkinson

D Borrow

P Hayhurst

N Penney

T Brown

C Henig

S Perkins

T Burns

N Hennessy

C Pritchard

D Clifford

S Holgate

S Prynn

C Crompton

M Iqbal

S Serridge

M Dad

M Johnstone

R Shewan

B Dawson

T Martin

K Snape

F De Molfetta

J Mein

M Tomlinson

C Dereli

G Molineux

D Watts

G Dowding

Y Motala

K Ellard

B Murray

 

 

Abstain (6)

 

M Brindle

J Sumner

D Howarth

D Whipp

D Lord

B Winlow

 

 

The Conservative Group’s Amendment was therefore lost.

 

County Councillor Bill Winlow, Leader of the Liberal Democrat Group, then made his Budget speech and moved an Amendment to the Budget proposals on behalf of the Liberal Democrat Group, which was seconded by County Councillor David Whipp. 

 

A copy of the Amendment was circulated to all members and is set out at Annex 3 to these minutes.

 

The Chairman adjourned the meeting for a period of ten minutes to give members  ...  view the full minutes text for item 3.

4.

Lancashire County Council Treasury Management Policy and Strategy 2016/17 pdf icon PDF 82 KB

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Minutes:

The Cabinet had considered at its meeting on 4 February the Treasury Management Policy and Strategy for 2016/17 as set out at Appendices A, B and C to the report now presented. County Councillor David Borrow recommended it to the Full Council for approval.

 

Resolved: That the Treasury Management Policy and Strategy for 2016/17 as set out in Appendices A, B and C to the report now presented, be approved.

 

 

Part B - Matters for Information

 

No matters were reported.

 

Part C - Notice of Motion

 

No Notices of Motion had been received.

 

Minute Annexes pdf icon PDF 66 KB

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