Declarations of interest

Declarations of interest

 Declarations

Meeting:  Wednesday 5 June 2019 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

5. 18/02587/FUL: Site Of Blocks C F G H J K L And M Clive Booth Hall, John Garne Way, Oxford OX3 0FN

  • Councillor Ben Lloyd-Shogbesan - Pecuniary - had a disclosable pecuniary interest in the application as his wife worked for Oxford Brookes University, and he left the room and took no part in the debate or decision on this item

Meeting:  Tuesday 11 June 2019 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

7. 18/03325/FUL: Old Toll House, Folly Bridge, Oxford, OX1 4LB

  • Councillor Alex Donnelly - - As ward member he had been involved in discussions regarding the previous planning application for the Old Toll House but he had had no discussions in relation to the current applications and so, for the avoidance of doubt, he declared he would be approaching the applications with an open mind.

Meeting:  Tuesday 11 June 2019 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

8. 18/03326/LBC: Old Toll House, Folly Bridge, Oxford, OX1 4LB

  • Councillor Alex Donnelly - - As ward member he had been involved in discussions regarding the previous planning application for the Old Toll House but he had had no discussions in relation to the current applications and so, for the avoidance of doubt, he declared he would be approaching the applications with an open mind.

Meeting:  Wednesday 3 July 2019 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

7. 19/01029/CT3: Headington Community Centre, 39 Gladstone Road, Oxford, OX3 8LL

  • Councillor Roz Smith - Non Pecuniary - as a trustee of the Headington Community Association she would leave the room and take no part in the decision on that application

Meeting:  Tuesday 9 July 2019 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

3. 18/02982/FUL: Old Power Station,17 Russell Street, Oxford, OX2 0AR

  • Councillor Alex Donnelly - - Cllr Donnolly stated that he was a member of the University of Oxford but that he had no involvement in relation to the current applications and so, for the avoidance of doubt, he declared he would be approaching the application with an open mind.
  • Councillor Colin Cook - - Cllr Cook stated that although he was employed by the University of Oxford he did not have a disclosable pecuniary interest in the matter being discussed.
  • Councillor Louise Upton - - Cllr Upton stated that although she was employed by the University of Oxford she did not have a disclosable pecuniary interest in the matter being discussed.
  • Councillor Tiago Corais - - Cllr Corais stated that although his spouse was employed by the University of Oxford he did not have a disclosable pecuniary interest in the matter being discussed.

Meeting:  Monday 22 July 2019 5.00 pm - Council

21a Emergency motion on Sudan: end the killings and human rights violations (cross party)

  • Councillor Ed Turner - Non Pecuniary - left the room and took no part in the debate or decision on this item as it concerned matters relevant to his secondment to The Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Meeting:  Monday 22 July 2019 5.00 pm - Council

21e Natural Capital Census

  • Councillor Andrew Gant - Pecuniary - declared a disclosable pecuniary interest in the motion as his wife was a member of HMG Natural Capital Committee, and he left the room and took no part in the debate or decision on this item.

Meeting:  Wednesday 31 July 2019 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

4. 19/01271/CT3: 66 Sandy Lane, Oxford, OX4 6AP

  • Councillor Nigel Chapman - Non Pecuniary - precluded from taking part in debate because of his role as part of the shareholder group of the Oxford City Housing Limited company which could give rise to a public perception of bias should he take part in the decisions.

Meeting:  Wednesday 31 July 2019 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

5. 19/01272/CT3: 9 Pauling Road, Oxford, OX3 8PU

  • Councillor Nigel Chapman - Non Pecuniary - precluded from taking part in debate because of his role as part of the shareholder group of the Oxford City Housing Limited company which could give rise to a public perception of bias should he take part in the decisions.

Meeting:  Tuesday 6 August 2019 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

6. 19/01298/CT3: 16 Sparsey Place, Oxford, OX2 8NL

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - - Stated that, through his position on the Cabinet, he was a shareholder of the Oxford City Housing Group. Although he did not have a disclosable pecuniary interest, as he had no personal benefit from the outcome of the application, to avoid any public perception of bias he would leave the meeting and not take part in the debate or the determination of the application.

Meeting:  Tuesday 6 August 2019 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

5. Oxford City Council - Jury's Inn (No.1) Tree Preservation Order 2019

  • Councillor Michael Gotch - - Stated that although he was a member of the gym at the Jury’s Inn he considered that he could still participate in the determination of the application.

Meeting:  Wednesday 4 September 2019 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

3. 19/01027/FUL: The White Hart, 12 St Andrew's Road, Oxford OX3 9DL

  • Councillor Roz Smith - Call in signatory - no bias - had called in the application but had not formed an opinion and was approaching the decison without a predetermined view

Meeting:  Wednesday 4 September 2019 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

4. 19/01028/LBC: The White Hart, 12 St Andrew's Road, Oxford OX3 9DL

  • Councillor Roz Smith - Call in signatory - no bias - had called in the application but had not formed an opinion and was approaching the decison without a predetermined view

Meeting:  Wednesday 2 October 2019 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

7. 19/01444/VAR: The Peep Centre, The Oxford Academy Campus, Sandy Lane West, Oxford, OX4 5JY

  • Councillor John Tanner - Call in signatory - no bias - although a signatory to the call-in of this application was approaching the application with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision
  • Councillor Nigel Chapman - Confirm: no interest, no bias - stated for the record that a family member worked at the adjacent Oxford Academy. He was approaching the application with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision
  • Councillor Sian Taylor - Call in signatory - no bias - although a signatory to the call-in of this application was approaching the application with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision

Meeting:  Wednesday 2 October 2019 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

4. 19/01790/FUL: Quarry Village Hall, 67 Quarry Road, Oxford, OX3 8NX

  • Councillor Roz Smith - Non Pecuniary - this application related to an entry in her register of interests. She was Chair of the village hall trustees who had made the application. As she had an interest in the outcome, she would leave the meeting while this application was considered.

Meeting:  Wednesday 2 October 2019 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

5. 19/02106/FUL: 65 Alice Smith Square, Oxford, OX4 4NQ

  • Councillor John Tanner - Call in signatory - no bias - although a signatory to the call-in of this application was approaching the application with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision

Meeting:  Wednesday 2 October 2019 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

6. 15/02282/OUT Jack Russell Public House, 21 Salford Road, OX3 0RX (Deed of variation to a S106 agreement )

  • Councillor Mary Clarkson - Confirm: no interest, no bias - although had initially called-in another application on this matter was approaching the present item with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision

Meeting:  Monday 7 October 2019 5.00 pm - Council

15e John Radcliffe Hospital Parking

  • Councillor Richard Tarver - Confirm: no interest, no bias - stated for the record that although he was an employee of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, his role did not encompass parking and he did not use the parking facilities and so he had no declarable interest. He would remain in the chamber and take part in the debate.
  • Councillor Susan Brown - Non Pecuniary - declared that, while the motion did not affect her disclosable pecuniary interest as an employee of the Oxford University Hospitals NHS Trust, to avoid any appearance of impropriety she would leave the chamber and take no part in the debate.

Meeting:  Monday 7 October 2019 5.00 pm - Council

15a Supporting EU nationals

  • Councillor Ed Turner - Non Pecuniary - left the room and took no part in the debate or decision on this item as it concerned matters relevant to his secondment to The Foreign and Commonwealth Office.

Meeting:  Tuesday 8 October 2019 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

7. 19/01389/CT3: The Roundabout, The Plain, Oxford

  • Councillor Colin Cook - - Councillor Cook stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Dick Wolff - - Councillor Wolff stated that as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Louise Upton - - Councillor Upton stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, she had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that she was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Michael Gotch - - Councillor Gotch stated that as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.

Meeting:  Tuesday 8 October 2019 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

6. 19/01005/FUL: 61 Godstow Road, Oxford, OX2 8PE

  • Councillor Colin Cook - - Councillor Cook stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Dick Wolff - - Councillor Wolff stated that as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Louise Upton - - Councillor Upton stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, she had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that she was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Michael Gotch - - Councillor Gotch stated that as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.

Meeting:  Tuesday 8 October 2019 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

5. 19/01821/FUL: 159-161 Cowley Road, Oxford, OX4 1UT

  • Councillor Colin Cook - - Councillor Cook stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Dick Wolff - - Councillor Wolff stated that as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Louise Upton - - Councillor Upton stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, she had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that she was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Michael Gotch - - Councillor Gotch stated that as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.

Meeting:  Tuesday 8 October 2019 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

4. 18/03370/FUL: Simon House, 1 Paradise Street, Oxford, OX1 1LD

  • Councillor Colin Cook - - Councillor Cook stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Dick Wolff - - Councillor Wolff stated that as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Louise Upton - - Councillor Upton stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, she had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that she was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Michael Gotch - - Councillor Gotch stated that as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.

Meeting:  Tuesday 8 October 2019 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

3. 18/03369/FUL: Site Of Gibbs Crescent, Oxford, OX2 0NX

  • Councillor Colin Cook - - Councillor Cook stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that he was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Dick Wolff - - Councillor Wolff stated that as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the application before the Committee and that he was approaching the application with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Louise Upton - - Councillor Upton stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, she had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee and that she was approaching the applications with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.
  • Councillor Michael Gotch - - Councillor Gotch stated that as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, he had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the application before the Committee and that he was approaching the application with an open mind, would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.

Meeting:  Wednesday 15 January 2020 6.00 pm - East Area Planning Committee

3. 19/02660/FUL: The Royal British Legion Club, Edgecombe Road, Oxford, OX3 9HA

  • Councillor Mary Clarkson - Non Pecuniary - precluded from taking part in the only application on the agenda because of their role as part of the shareholder group of the Oxford City Housing Limited company (the applicant) which could give rise to a public perception of bias should they take part in the decision. (had given apologies for meeting on this basis)
  • Councillor Nigel Chapman - Non Pecuniary - precluded from taking part in the only application on the agenda because of their role as part of the shareholder group of the Oxford City Housing Limited company (the applicant) which could give rise to a public perception of bias should they take part in the decision. (had given apologies for meeting on this basis)

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 January 2020 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

3. 19/02032/FUL: Sir Geoffrey Arthur Building, Long Ford Close, Oxford, OX1 4NJ

  • Councillor Alex Donnelly - - Councillor Donnelly stated that he was a member of the University of Oxford but that he had no links with Pembroke College, and was approaching application 19/02032/FUL with an open mind.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 January 2020 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

4. 19/02841/VAR: 15-17 Elsfield Hall, Elsfield Way, Oxford, OX2 8EP

  • Councillor James Fry - - Councillor Fry stated that he was Chair of the Company Scrutiny Panel but that he had no prior knowledge of application 19/02841/VAR and was approaching it with an open mind.
  • Councillor Louise Upton - - Councillor Upton stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, she had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee. She stated that she was precluded from taking part in the consideration of application 19/02841/VAR because of her role as part of the shareholder group of the Oxford City Housing Limited company (the applicant) which could give rise to a public perception of bias should she take part in the decision.

Meeting:  Monday 27 January 2020 5.00 pm - Council

8. Integrated Performance Report for Quarter 2 2019/20

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - - During the debate on this item reference was made to the Jericho boatyard and Jericho Community Centre capital project. At that point Councillor Hollingsworth declared a financial interest which he considered to be prejudicial and left the chamber until the conclusion of the discussion on that particular topic.
  • Councillor Susan Brown - - During the debate on this item reference was made to the Jericho boatyard and Jericho Community Centre capital project. At that point Councillor Brown declared a financial interest which she considered to be prejudicial and left the chamber until the conclusion of the discussion on that particular topic.

Meeting:  Tuesday 11 February 2020 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

5. 19/02141/FUL: 42 Park Town, Oxford, OX2 6SJ

  • Councillor Louise Upton - - Stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, she had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee. She stated that although she was a signatory to the call-in for applications 19/02141/FUL and 19/02142/LBC she had a completely open mind and would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.

Meeting:  Tuesday 11 February 2020 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

6. 19/02142/LBC: 42 Park Town, Oxford, OX2 6SJ

  • Councillor Louise Upton - - Stated that as a Council appointed trustee for the Oxford Preservation Trust and as a member of the Oxford Civic Society, she had taken no part in those organisations’ discussions or decision making regarding the applications before the Committee. She stated that although she was a signatory to the call-in for applications 19/02141/FUL and 19/02142/LBC she had a completely open mind and would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.

Meeting:  Tuesday 11 February 2020 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

3. 18/02644/FUL: Site Of Millway Close, Oxford, OX2 8BJ

  • Councillor Paul Harris - - Stated that although he was a signatory to the call-in for application 18/0264/FUL he had a completely open mind and would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.

Meeting:  Tuesday 11 February 2020 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

7. 19/03178/FUL: 31 Charlbury Road Oxford OX2 6UU

  • Councillor Paul Harris - - Cllr Harris for reasons of transparency stated that, although the owners and site of applications 119/03178/FUL were known to him, he a completely open mind and would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.

Meeting:  Tuesday 10 March 2020 6.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

3. 19/03188/CT3: 32 Union Street, Oxford, OX4 1JP

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - - Said he would step down from the committee, leave the room and take no part in the debate on this item. He was precluded from taking part in this application because of his role as part of the shareholder group of the Oxford City Housing Limited company (the applicant) which could give rise to a public perception of bias should they take part in the decision.
  • Councillor Louise Upton - - Said she would step down from the committee, leave the room and take no part in the debate on this item. She was precluded from taking part in this application because of her role as part of the shareholder group of the Oxford City Housing Limited company (the applicant) which could give rise to a public perception of bias should they take part in the decision.

Meeting:  Tuesday 19 May 2020 3.00 pm - West Area Planning Committee

4. 19/02366/OUT: 472-474 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7RG

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - - Stated that he had relatives who lived opposite the site of application 18/02644/FUL but that they had not commented on the application as part of the public consultation. However, for reasons of transparency he stated that he had no personal interest in the application and that he approached it with a completely open mind and would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.