Decision details

Urgent Action Under the Constitution - Application for a Dispensation

Decision Maker: Corporate Director (Corporate and Support Services) and Deputy Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


In consultation with the Chair of the Standards Committee the Deputy Chief Executive has taken urgent action under the constitution to a grant a dispensation to Councillors Meller and Morrison in relation to matters that involve the Cheadle Towns Fund Board.


The scope of the proposed dispensation would be to permit the two councillors to remain in the room, be able to speak at any meeting they are attending as a member (or as a substitute) and be able to vote on any matters that they would otherwise be precluded from doing so by virtue of having a personal and prejudicial interest in the matter.


The decision was taken as urgent action as a matter relating to the Cheadle Towns Fund Board was due to be considered at a committee of the Council in advance of this meeting of the Committee.

Alternative options considered:


Interests and Nature of Interests Declared:


Decision Reference: ODCS74

Declarations or conflicts of Interest: None.

Contact: Vicki Bates, Corporate and Support Services Email: Tel: 0161 474 3219.

Publication date: 29/11/2022

Date of decision: 25/11/2022

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