Voting record

 Council, Tuesday 17 October 2023 10.30 am

Item: Corporate Parenting Strategy 2023-2026 and other Corporate Parenting Panel Developments

Corporate Parenting Strategy 2023-2026 and other Corporate Parenting Panel Developments:

Motion status:Carried

1)    That Council approves the revised Corporate Parenting Strategy 2023 – 2026 attached as Appendix 1 to this report.

2)    That approval is given for Wiltshire Council to sign up to the National Care Leavers Covenant.

3)    That all Councillors as Corporate Parents pledge their commitment to the poem (attached as Appendix 2) to our children and young people in care as recommended by the Corporate Parenting Panel. 

4)    That the Council commit to the Corporate Parenting Panel exploring care experience as a protected characteristic and progress this to put in place policies and programmes which promote better outcomes for care experienced young people and adults, with a full proposal returning to Full Council for approval.

 

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Cllr Andrew Davis Abstain

Item: Update on the Council's Response to the Climate Emergency and revised Environmental Policy

Council's Response to the Climate Emergency & revised Enyvironmental Polic:

Motion status:Carried

That Full Council

 

1)    Note the actions taken in response to the climate emergency following the last update in May 2023, and notes the progress made against key indicators as well as areas of limited progress.

 

2)    Approve the updated Environmental Policy in Appendix 1 and add it to Paragraph 1.2 of Part 3B of the Constitution for inclusion as part of the Policy Framework.

 

3)    Agree that future climate updates are received annually at its October meeting.

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Cllr Andrew Davis Abstain

Item: Capital Programme Additions and Amendments to the Revenue Net Budget

Capital Programme Additions and Amendments to the Revenue Net Budget:

Motion status:Carried

To approve:

a)     the allocation of a £4.4m budget for Education provision in the North of the County to be funded by a mix of capital receipts, earmarked reserves and £1.7m of new borrowing.

b)    to move the £0.382m income budget associated with saving from increased retained share of funding from Business Rates for Council Assets from Assets to the Business Rates Retention Scheme in the Funding section; and

c)     to increase the Government Grants budget in Funding to recognise the additional Market Sustainability Improvement Fund of £2.773m and increase the net budget in Adults by the same amount.

 

Voting
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Cllr Andrew Davis Abstain

Item: Community Governance Review 2022/23

CGR Recommendation 1 - Westbury/Heywood:

Resolution status:Carried

1.1 That the areas marked as A in the map provided be transferred from Westbury Town to the parish of Heywood.

1.2 That the areas marked as B in the map provided be transferred from Heywood to Westbury Town, as part of the Westbury East Ward and Westbury North Ward respectively.

1.3 That the parish of Heywood be unwarded, with seven councillors.

1.4 To request that the LGBCE amend the Westbury North, Westbury East, and Ethandune Electoral Divisions to be conterminous with the proposed revised parish boundaries of Westbury and Heywood.

 

Voting
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Cllr Andrew Davis Abstain

CGR Recommendations 2-7:

Resolution status:Carried

That Council:
1)
Approve the changes to community governance arrangements as set out below as recommended and detailed by the Electoral Review Committee in the Final Recommendations:

                           
Recommendation 1 Heywood/Westbury (Separate Vote)
                           
Recommendation 2 Tidworth
                           
Recommendation 3 Netheravon/Figheldean/Fittleton cum Haxton
                           
Recommendation 4 Grittleton/Castle Combe/Nettleton The Gibb
                           
Recommendation 5 Yatton Keynell/Castle Combe/Biddestone & Slaughterford
                           
Recommendation 6 Warminster
                            
Recommendation 7 Donhead St Mary/Monkton Farleigh
                            
 
2)
To authorise the Solicitor of the Council to take all necessary measures to make and approve the Community Governance Order(s) to bring into effect for 1 April 2025 all of the changes detailed under resolution 1, subject to any required consents by the Local Government Boundary Commission for England;
 
3)
To authorise the Electoral Registration Officer to make any necessary changes to polling districts to bring them into line with the agreed governance changes at the appropriate time, to be reported to the Electoral Review Committee.

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Cllr Andrew Davis Abstain

Item: Part 12: Code of Conduct

Code of Conduct:

Motion status:Carried

That Council approve the following updated section of the Constitution:

 

Part 12 Code of Conduct

 

Voting
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Cllr Andrew Davis Abstain

Item: Protocol 12: Wiltshire Police and Crime Panel Arrangements and Procedure Rules

Protocol 12:

Motion status:Carried

That Council approve the following updated section of the Constitution:

 

Protocol 12 – Wiltshire Police and Crime Panel Protocol

 

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Cllr Andrew Davis Abstain

 Council, Tuesday 18 July 2023 10.30 am

Item: Treasury Management Outturn Report 2022/23

Treasury Management Outturn report:

Resolution status:Carried

Voting
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Cllr Andrew Davis Abstain

Item: Capital Programme Additions

Capital Programme Additions:

Resolution status:Carried

?That Council agrees to:

 

1)    the addition to the capital programme of £40m, funded through £10m reserves and £30m debt, to enable the Council to acquire housing for long term investment to deliver service solutions.?

 

2)    the allocation of £0.800m CIL funding to finance £0.400m per year for 2023/24 and 2024/25 budgets for Local Highways and Footpath Improvement Groups?.

 

Voting
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Cllr Andrew Davis Abstain

Item: Wiltshire Local Plan Review

Wiltshire Local Plan Review:

Resolution status:Carried

That Full Council:

  1. Endorses the Wiltshire Local Plan Review - Pre-Submission Draft Plan at Appendix 1 subject to amendment in (iii).
  2. That the Wiltshire Local Plan Review - Pre-Submission Draft Plan at Appendix 1 (subject to modification in (iii) and as detailed in Agenda Supplement 1) be approved for publication in line with Regulation 19 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended), for a period of at least six weeks public consultation.
  3. Authorises the Director for Planning, in consultation with the Director for Legal and Governance and Cabinet Member for Finance, Development Management and Strategic Planning, to: make any necessary minor changes to the Pre-Submission Draft Plan before it is published; and to enable the finalising of the associated evidence documents for publication alongside the Plan; and to make arrangements for, and undertake statutory consultation.

 

Voting
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Cllr Andrew Davis For

Wiltshire Local Plan Review - Amendment:

Amendment status:Rejected

That Full Council:

  1. Endorses the Wiltshire Local Plan Review - Pre-Submission Draft Plan at Appendix 1 subject to amendment in (iii).
  2. That the Wiltshire Local Plan Review - Pre-Submission Draft Plan at Appendix 1 (subject to modification in (iii) and as detailed in Agenda Supplement 1) be approved for publication in line with Regulation 18 of the Town and Country Planning (Local Planning) (England) Regulations 2012 (as amended), for a period of at least six weeks public consultation.
  3. Authorises the Director for Planning, in consultation with the Director for Legal and Governance and Cabinet Member for Finance, Development Management and Strategic Planning, to: make any necessary minor changes to the Pre-Submission Draft Plan before it is published; and to enable the finalising of the associated evidence documents for publication alongside the Plan; and to make arrangements for, and undertake statutory consultation.

 

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Cllr Andrew Davis Against

 Council, Tuesday 16 May 2023 10.30 am

Item: Proposed Changes to the Constitution

Proposed Changes to the Constitution:

Resolution status:Carried

That Council approve the following updated sections of the Constitution:

 

·       Part 1 – Summary and Contents

·       Part 2 – Articles of the Constitution

·       Part 3 – Responsibility for Functions and Schemes of Delegation

·       Part 4 – Council Rules of Procedure

 

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andrew Davis Abstain

 Council, Tuesday 21 February 2023 10.30 am

Item: Treasury Management Strategy

Treasury Management Strategy:

Resolution status:Carried

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andrew Davis For

Item: Budget 2023/24 and Medium-Term Financial Strategy 2023/24 - 2025/26

Amendment A:

Amendment status:Rejected

Voting
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Cllr Andrew Davis Against

Amendment B:

Amendment status:Rejected

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andrew Davis Against

Amendment C:

Amendment status:Rejected

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andrew Davis Against

Amendment E:

Amendment status:Rejected

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andrew Davis Against

Budget Vote 1:

Resolution status:Carried

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andrew Davis For

Budget Vote 2:

Resolution status:Carried

Voting
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Cllr Andrew Davis For

Item: Council Tax Setting 2023-24

Cabinet Member Motion:

Resolution status:Carried

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andrew Davis For

Item: Pay Policy Statement 2023/24

Cabinet Member Motion:

Resolution status:Carried

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andrew Davis For

Item: Cabinet Capital Recommendations 2022/23 Financial Year

Cabinet Member Motion:

Resolution status:Carried

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Andrew Davis For