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Voting record

 Online Meeting - Extraordinary Meeting, Council, Tuesday 24 November 2020 10.30 am

Item: Area Board Boundary Review

Area Board Boundary Review:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

That Council,

1) Approve the composition of each Area Board from May 2021 set out

below as recommended and detailed by the Electoral Review Committee

in the Final Recommendations:

i. Recommendation 1 Amesbury

ii. Recommendation 2 Bradford-on-Avon

iii. Recommendation 3 Calne

iv. Recommendation 4 Chippenham and Villages

v. Recommendation 5 Corsham

vi. Recommendation 6 Devizes

vii. Recommendation 7 Malmesbury

viii. Recommendation 8 Marlborough

ix. Recommendation 9 Melksham

x. Recommendation 10 Pewsey

xi. Recommendation 11 Royal Wootton Bassett and Cricklade

xii. Recommendation 12 Salisbury

xiii. Recommendation 13 Southern Wiltshire

xiv. Recommendation 14 South West Wiltshire

xv. Recommendation 15 Tidworth

xvi. Recommendation 16 Trowbridge

xvii. Recommendation 17 Warminster

xviii. Recommendation 18 Westbury

2) To authorise the Monitoring Officer to amend the Constitution accordingly for May 2021 when the proposed Area Boards come into effect.

 

Note: Recommendation 13 was amended from Southern Area Board to Southern Wiltshire Area Board.

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Ross Henning For

 Online Meeting, Council, Tuesday 20 October 2020 10.30 am

Item: Consultation on 'Planning for the Future' - Government White Paper

Consultation on 'Planning for the Future' - Government White Paper:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

To approve the draft response to the questions set out in the White Paper ‘Planning for the Future’ to provide guidance for the preparation of the Council’s response, to be prepared by the Director of Economic Development and Planning in consultation with the Leader of the Council, the Cabinet Member for Spatial Planning, Development Management and Investment, and Group Leaders.

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Ross Henning Abstain

 Online Meeting - Extraordinary Meeting - Community Governance Review, Council, Wednesday 9 September 2020 10.30 am

Item: Recommendation 1 - Salisbury and Netherhampton

CGR Recommendation1 - Salisbury and Netherhampton:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

1.1  That the area of the Netherhampton East Ward be transferred to the parish of Salisbury City as part of the Salisbury Harnham West Ward.

 

1.2  That the Salisbury Harnham West Ward be increased from two city councillors to three.

 

1.3  That the total number of councillors for Salisbury City Council be increased from 23 to 24.

 

1.4  That the parish of Netherhampton be comprised of five councillors, without wards.

 

Reasons: Paragraphs 73, 78, 80, 83, 84, 85 of the Guidance on Community Governance Reviews.

 

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Ross Henning Non-voting

Item: Recommendation 2 - Salisbury

CGR Recommendation 2 - Salisbury:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

To merge the Salisbury City wards of Salisbury Milford and Salisbury St Mark’s and Bishopdown into a single ward of three councillors, coterminous with the Salisbury Milford Electoral Division. The city ward would also be called Salisbury Milford.

 

Reason: Paragraph 85 of the Guidance on Community Governance Reviews.

 

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Ross Henning For

Item: Recommendation 11 - Trowbridge and North Bradley

CGR Recommendation 11 Amendment:

Recorded Vote status:Rejected

To replace recommendations 11.1-11.3 with the following:

 

To undertake a further Community Governance Review when practicable to include the wards of Trowbridge Drynham, Trowbridge Park and North Bradley Parish Council (White Horse Ward).

 

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Ross Henning Against

CGR Recommendation 11 Motion:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

11.1 That the area of the White Horse ward of North Bradley Parish Council be transferred to Trowbridge Town Council as part of the Trowbridge Drynham ward, coterminous with the Unitary Division of the same name, and to be represented by three town councillors.

 

11.2 That the area of the Park ward of North Bradley Parish Council be transferred to Trowbridge Town Council as part of the Trowbridge Park ward, coterminous with the Unitary Division of the same           name, and to be represented by three town councillors.

 

11.3 That North Bradley Parish Council be comprised of eleven parish councillors, without warding arrangements.

 

Reasons: Paragraphs 54, 73, 78, 80, 83, 84, 85 and 170 of the Guidance on Community Governance Reviews.

 

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Ross Henning For

 Online Meeting, Council, Tuesday 21 July 2020 10.30 am

Item: Notice of Motion No 21 -Walking and Cycling

Notice of Motion 21 - Walking and Cycling:

Recorded Vote status:Rejected

Council Notes:

That there has been an unprecedented increase in walking & cycling among all sections of the population during the COVID 19 pandemic.

 

That a major deterrent to taking up cycling among many is the perception that sharing the roads with fast motor traffic is not safe.

 

Council believes:

That following the short term COVID 19 work to re-prioritise road space for cycling and walking. Wiltshire could become a truly cycle, walking, and horse riding friendly county, into the future, reducing road traffic and pollution while improving public health.

 

That policy, planning and policing should support initiatives for cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders to make these activities safer and more enjoyable for commuting, shopping, exercise and amenity. Thus, it will be possible to attract more Wiltshire citizens and visitors to choose cycling, walking and horse riding over driving, to reduce health costs and road maintenance, and to help the county reach its climate emergency commitments to reach carbon neutrality by 2030.

 

Council Resolves:

1)     That Wiltshire Council highways and planning departments should prioritize the requirements of cyclists, pedestrians and horse riders when planning works on Wiltshire’s roads, bridleways and footpaths. That all major planning applications (of 10 units or more) must show clear evidence of integration of safe cycling and pedestrian routes with those of the surrounding street layouts, and that any infrastructure planning by the Council should place safe cycling as a high investment priority and move it up from its current medium priority, as set in the current Local Transport Plan (LPT3) to sit alongside walking.

2)    That Wiltshire Council’s Cabinet further supports these principles by the appointment of two ‘Czars’ from among current portfolio holders, with one for cycling and horse riding, and one for walking, to promote and facilitate change to these activities, by listening to what area boards, town and parish councils and community cycling, walking, horse riding and environment groups have to say to them and by communicating and developing these ideas with cabinet members for health, transport and spatial planning.

3)     That Wiltshire Council will expand its ‘Bikeability’ programme to all age groups, from 8 to 80, or if this is not possible develop a parallel system for adults, seeking funding from related retail outlets and the involvement of local qualified trainers and cycling groups.

4)    Wiltshire Council will review with SUSTRANS and other cycling, walking and horse riding groups the digitally available footpath, bridleway and cycle route maps for the whole county.

5)    That Wiltshire Council will with parish and town councils consider:

a.     making widespread provision of theft-resistant cycle parking facilities sufficient for the demand.

b.     reducing traffic speeds in urban areas.

c.     the adoption of auto speed watch cameras

d.     dual-use cycle/footpaths in pedestrianized areas and between towns and villages.

 

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Ross Henning For

 Online Meeting, Council, Tuesday 16 June 2020 10.30 am

Item: Covid-19 Update and Financial Position

Covid-19 Update and Financial Position Vote 1:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

Council is asked to:

 

1. Thank local communities, the voluntary sector, businesses, strategic partners and education settings for their support during these unprecedented

circumstances. (Vote 1)

 

2. Acknowledge the significant and exceptional effort of staff working

throughout the COVID-19 response. (Vote 1)

 

3. Approve the inclusion of slippage from the 2019/20 Capital Programme

(£35.535m) within the 2020/21 Capital Programme, subject to a

recommendation from Cabinet on 9 June. (Vote 2)

 

4. Note the two reports to Cabinet and that future reports will be received by Cabinet in the coming months. (Vote 1)

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Ross Henning For

Covid-19 Update and Financial Position Vote 2:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

Council is asked to:

 

1. Thank local communities, the voluntary sector, businesses, strategic partners and education settings for their support during these unprecedented

circumstances. (Vote 1)

 

2. Acknowledge the significant and exceptional effort of staff working

throughout the COVID-19 response. (Vote 1)

 

3. Approve the inclusion of slippage from the 2019/20 Capital Programme

(£35.535m) within the 2020/21 Capital Programme, subject to a

recommendation from Cabinet on 9 June. (Vote 2)

 

4. Note the two reports to Cabinet and that future reports will be received by Cabinet in the coming months. (Vote 1)

Voting
CouncillorVote
Cllr Ross Henning For

 

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