Monday, 27th January, 2020 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX. View directions

Contact: Annette Wiles 020 872 6000 x64877  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any Members.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 193 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 16 December 2019 as an accurate record.



Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.



Urgent Business (if any)

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.



To receive Announcements, if any, from the Mayor, the Leader, Head of Paid Service and Returning Officer.


Croydon Question Time pdf icon PDF 68 KB

a)    Public Questions (30 minutes)

To receive questions from the public gallery and questions submitted by residents in advance of the meeting.


b)    Leader and Cabinet Member Questions (105 minutes)

To receive questions from Councillors.

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Member Petitions pdf icon PDF 86 KB

To receive notice of petitions presented by Members on behalf of local residents.


Maiden Speeches

To hear the maiden speeches from Councillor Leila Ben-Hassel, elected at the by-election held in Norbury & Pollards Hill Ward on 14 March 2019 and Councillor Caragh Skipper, elected at the by-election held in Fairfield Ward on 7 November 2019.


Polling District and Polling Place Review pdf icon PDF 82 KB

For Members to receive the report detailing the polling district and polling place review.

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Council Debate Motions

To debate any motions submitted in accordance with Council Procedure Rules.


Recommendations of Cabinet or Committees to Council for decision pdf icon PDF 339 KB

To consider the recommendations made by Cabinet and the Ethics Committee since the last ordinary Council meeting relating to the following matters:


Cabinet – 16 December 2019

i)                 Pan London Dockless Vehicle Hire Byelaw

ii)               Addington Village Conservation Area Review – Adoption

iii)              Quarter 2 Financial Performance 2019/20


Ethics Committee – 7 January 2020

iv)             Proposed Updates to the Scheme of Co-option in Part 6D to the Constitution


Cabinet – 20 January 2020

v)               Education Estates Strategy


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Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”