Agenda and decisions

Annual Council, Council - Wednesday, 25th May, 2022 8.00 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Havering Town Hall

Contact: Anthony Clements tel: 01708 433065  Email: anthony.clements@oneSource.co.uk

Note: Adjourned 

Media

Items
No. Item

1.

PRAYERS

2.

APOLOGIES FOR ABSENCE

To receive apologies for absence (if any).

 

Decision:

Aplogies were received from Councillors Judith Holt and Philip Ruck.

3.

DISCLOSURE OF INTERESTS

Members are invited to disclose any interest in any of the items on the agenda at this point of the meeting. 

 

Members may still disclose any interest in an item at any time prior to the consideration of the matter.

 

Decision:

All Members mentioned in motions etc on the agenda with regards to a position that attracts a Special Responsibility Allowance disclosed a personal interest.

4.

ANNOUNCEMENTS BY OUTGOING MAYOR

5.

MAYORALTY 2022/23

(a)  To elect the Mayor of the Borough for the Municipal Year 2022/23

 

(b)  To receive notice of the appointment of Deputy Mayor of the Borough for the Municipal Year 2022/23.

 

Motion on behalf of the Conservative Group

 

That Councillor Christine Vickery be elected to the office of Mayor for the municipal year 2022-23.

 

Motion on behalf of the Labour Group

 

That Councillor Trevor McKeever be elected to the office of Mayor for the municipal year 2022-23.

 

Motion on behalf of the Havering’s Residents Association Group

 

That Councillor Stephanie Nunn be elected to the office of Mayor for the municipal year 2022-23.

 

Motion on behalf of the East Havering Residents Group

 

That Councillor Brian Eagling be elected to the office of Mayor for the municipal year 2022-23.

Decision:

Withdrawal by East Havering Residents Group of nomination of Councillor Brian Eagling and by Havering Residents Association Group nomination of Councillor Stephanie Nunn AGREED without division.

 

Councillor Trevor McKeever ELECTED as Mayor for the municipal year 2022/23 by 28 votes to 25 for Councillor Christine Vickery with 0 abstentions.

 

Appointment of Councillor Stephanie Nunn as Deputy Mayor noted.

6.

MINUTES pdf icon PDF 1 MB

To sign as a true record the minutes of the Meeting of the Council held on 23 March 2022 (attached).

 

Decision:

Minutes of the Council meeting held on 23 March agreed as a correct record, without division.

7.

ANNOUNCEMENTS BY THE MAYOR, BY THE LEADER OF THE COUNCIL OR BY THE CHIEF EXECUTIVE

To receive announcements (if any).

8.

APPOINTMENT OF THE LEADER OF THE COUNCIL 2022/2026

To consider motions appointing the Leader of the Council for the four year period ending at the Annual Meeting of the Council following the borough elections in 2026.

 

Motion on behalf of the Conservative Group

 

That Councillor Damian White be elected to the office of Leader of the Council for the municipal years 2022 - 2026.

 

Motion on behalf of the Labour Group

 

That Councillor Keith Darvill be elected to the office of Leader of the Council for the municipal years 2022 – 2026.

 

Motion on behalf of Havering’s Residents’ Associations Group

 

That Councillor Ray Morgon be elected to the office of Leader of the Council for the municipal years 2022 – 2026.

 

 

Decision:

Withdrawal by Labour Group of nomination for Councillor Keith Darvill AGREED, without division.

 

Councillor Ray Morgon ELECTED as Leader of the Council for the 2022/2026 period by 27 votes to 22 for Councillor Damian White with 3 abstentions.

9.

APPOINTING THE COMMITTEES OF THE COUNCIL AND THE SCHEME OF DELEGATION pdf icon PDF 287 KB

NOTE: The deadline for receipt of amendments to all reports published with the final agenda (agenda item 9) is midnight, Monday 23 May.

 

To consider a report of the Chief Executive regarding appointing the Committees of the Council and the Scheme of Delegation (attached, appendix 2 to follow).

Additional documents:

10.

APPOINTMENT OF THE CHAIRMEN AND VICE-CHAIRMEN OF COMMITTEES pdf icon PDF 336 KB

To consider motions concerning appointing Committee Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen (attached).

 

Additional documents:

Decision:

The following Members AGREED as nominees to the Local Government Association, without division.

 

Councillor Ray Morgon

Councillor Gillian Ford

Councillor Keith Darvill

Councillor Michael White

11.

APPOINTMENT OF THE MEMBER CHAMPIONS pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To consider motions regarding the appointment of the Member Champions (attached).

 

Additional documents:

12.

STATEMENT BY LEADER OF THE COUNCIL

To receive a statement by the Leader of the Council.