Voting record

 Council, Monday, 20th January, 2020 7.00 pm

Item: Executive Committee

Amendment proposed by Councillor Hartnett to the recommendation in respect of support for the Voluntary and Community Sector in 2020/21:

Recorded Vote status:Rejected

1)    Council agrees to retain the current policy for concessionary rents scheme for the Voluntary and Community Sector.

 

2)     Council agrees to end the current councillor community grants scheme and revert back to the grants panel of elected members for the distribution of grants which is now at £145k (£5,000 x 29 members) and to be distributed as previously to set criteria as set by the council and its priorities.

 

 3)    Council continue with and fund the £75k financial advice and problem solving contract.

 

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Councillor Jennifer Wheeler For

Amendment proposed by Councillor Joe Baker to the recommendation in respect of support for the Voluntary and Community Sector in 2020/21:

Recorded Vote status:Rejected

The Council remove the meanwhile type lease from option 5, as unanimously approved by the Overview and Scrutiny Committee on Thursday 9th January, 2020

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Councillor Jennifer Wheeler For

Decision in respect of future support for Voluntary and Community Sector Groups in 2020/21:

Recorded Vote status:Carried

Option Five in the report be approved, whereby the Council ends the Concessionary Rents Scheme but provides a stepped down transition over a 3 year period paid for out of a reduced VCS grants pot of £175k of which £50k will be allocated to a Financial Advice and Problem Solving grant.

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Councillor Jennifer Wheeler Against