Extraordinary Policy and Resources Committee - 9 March 2015

09th March 2015


 For a meeting to be held in the Penn Chamber, Three Rivers House, Rickmansworth, on Monday 9 March 2015 at 7.30pm.

 Members of the Policy and Resources Committee:-

 Councillors Ann Shaw OBE (Chairman), Matthew Bedford (Vice-Chairman) (Resources and Shared Services)


Sara Bedford (Health)


Paula Hiscocks

Phil Brading (Public Services)


Ralph Sangster

Kemal Butt


David Sansom

Stephen Cox


Roger Seabourne (Community Safety)

Stephen Giles-Medhurst (Economic Development, Sustainability and Transport)


Martin Trevett (Housing, Planning and Strategic Schemes)

Ty Harris


Keith Williams (Leisure, Community and Wellbeing)


Steven Halls, Chief Executive, 27 February 2015


The Policy and Resources Committee welcomes contributions from Members of the public to its discussion on agenda items.  Contributions will be limited to one person speaking for and one against each item for not more than three minutes.  Please note that in the event of registering your interest to speak on an agenda item but not taking up that right because the item is deferred, you will automatically be given the right to speak on that item at the next meeting of the Policy and Resources Committee.  Details of the procedure and the list for registering the wish to speak will be available for a short period before the meeting.

 In accordance with The Openness of Local Government Bodies Regulations 2014 any matters considered under Part I business only of the meeting may be filmed, recorded, photographed, broadcast or reported via social media by any person.

 Recording and reporting the Council’s meetings is subject to the law and it is the responsibility of those doing the recording and reporting to ensure compliance.  This will include the Human Rights Act, the Data Protection Act and the laws of libel and defamation.



 To receive any declarations of interest.


Items of other business notified under Council Procedure Rule 30 to be announced, together with the special circumstances which justify their consideration as a matter of urgency.  The Chairman to rule on the admission of such items.


The Department for Communities and Local Government (DCLG) are consulting on a paper entitled ‘Building more homes on brownfield land’.  The consultation paper is included in Appendix 1 of this report.  The purpose of this report is to consider the content of the proposals, identify the possible implications for Three Rivers District Council and to agree a response to the consultation.  The consultation period expires on the 11 March 2015. 

15 03 09 pr i 04 brownfield land consultation.doc

15 03 09 pr i 04 brownfiled land consultation app1 consultationpaper.pdf

15 03 09 pr i 04 brownfield land consultation resp to consultationapp2.doc

5.   OTHER BUSINESS - if approved under item 3 above.


     If the Committee wishes to consider the remaining item in private, it will be appropriate for a resolution to be passed in the following terms:-

 “that under Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following item(s) of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined under paragraphs (1 -7) of Part I of Schedule 12A to the Act. It has been decided by the Council that in all the circumstances, the public interest in maintaining the exemption outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information.”

      (Note:  If other confidential business is approved under item 3, it will also be necessary to specify the class of exempt or confidential information in the additional items.)

 1.  OTHER BUSINESS – if approved under item 3 above.