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Election of Chairman
To elect a Chairman for this meeting.
Cllr Allison Bucknell in the Chair.
Declarations of Interest
To receive any declarations of disclosable interests or dispensations granted by the Standards Committee.
There were no declarations of interest.
To approve and sign as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 15 June 2023.
To approve the minutes of the School Transport Appeal held on 15 June 2023.
To note the procedure for the meeting.
The Chairman outlined the meeting procedure as detailed in the agenda.
Exclusion of the press and public
To agree that in accordance with section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972 to exclude the public from the meeting for the business specified in Item no. 5 because it is likely that if members of the public were present there would be disclosure to them of exempt information as defined in paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act and the public interest in withholding the information outweighs the public interest in disclosing the information to the public.
To exclude members of the press and public for the business specified in Item no. 6 in accordance with section 100A (4) of the Local Government Act 1972, (paragraph 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A to the Act).
School Transport Appeal
To consider and determine a school transport appeal.
The Panel considered all the evidence provided, the Transport Officer’s report, and the statutory legal guidance and policy of Wiltshire Council and decided that the policy had been correctly applied by the Transport Officer.
The Panel considered the facts presented by the Appellant in regard to the exceptional circumstances of the case and decided that they did not justify a departure from Wiltshire Council’s policy.