Declarations of interest

Declarations of interest

 Declarations

Meeting:  Tuesday 7 December 2021 6.00 pm - Planning - Oxford City Planning Committee

4. 21/02884/CT3 - Hinksey Outdoor Swimming Pools, Abingdon Road, Oxford, OX1 4RP

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - - stated that as a member of Cabinet he had previously been party to a decision to upgrade this facility as part of the Council’s de-carbonisation agenda. He made this declaration for reasons of transparency. 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:  Tuesday 25 January 2022 6.00 pm - Planning - Oxford City Planning Committee

6. 21/01645/FUL: 472-474 Banbury Road, Oxford, OX2 7RG

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - - Councillor Hollingsworth stated that the site was located on the opposite side of Banbury Road to a dwelling owned and occupied by distant family members, who had made no comment on the application.

Meeting:  Tuesday 8 March 2022 6.00 pm - Planning - Oxford City Planning Committee

4. 21/03328/OUTFUL: Northfield House, Sandy Lane West, Oxford, OX4 6LD

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - - stated that the officer’s report included three references which implied the applicant was Oxford City Homes Ltd (OCHL), the Council’s wholly-owned housing company. Whilst OCHL was not the applicant, staff from OCHL had provided some consultancy support for the application. He stated that as the Cabinet Member for housing delivery he had regular engagement with OCHL, and whilst he had not discussed this particular application he would, for the avoidance of any appearance of bias, withdraw from the meeting whilst it was decided.

Meeting:  Tuesday 12 April 2022 6.00 pm - Planning - Oxford City Planning Committee

3. 21/00110/FUL: The Clarendon Centre, Cornmarket Street, Oxford, OX1 3JD

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - Confirm: no interest, no bias - Councillor Hollingsworth stated that as ward councillor he had been present at a meeting with the applicants held in advance of the submission of the application, at which the outline proposals had been presented. He had not discussed the application with the applicants, was approaching it with an open mind, and would listen to all the arguments and weigh up all the relevant facts before coming to a decision.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 June 2022 6.00 pm - Planning - Oxford City Planning Committee

5. 21/03622/VAR: Helena Kennedy Centre, Headington Hill, Headington, Oxford OX3 0BT

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - Confirm: no interest, no bias - Councillor Hollingsworth stated that he held a zero hours contract with Oxford Brookes University for the delivery of occasional lectures and seminars. The department for which he worked was separate to those which were the subject of the applications, and he was approaching the applications with an open mind.

Meeting:  Tuesday 21 June 2022 6.00 pm - Planning - Oxford City Planning Committee

4. 22/00679/FUL: Headington Hill Campus, Oxford Brookes University, Headington Hill, Oxford OX3 0BT

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - Confirm: no interest, no bias - Councillor Hollingsworth stated that he held a zero hours contract with Oxford Brookes University for the delivery of occasional lectures and seminars. The department for which he worked was separate to those which were the subject of the applications, and he was approaching the applications with an open mind.

Meeting:  Tuesday 19 July 2022 6.00 pm - Planning - Oxford City Planning Committee

3. 21/01176/FUL: Former Dominion Oils Site, Railway Lane, Oxford OX4 4PY

  • Councillor Alex Hollingsworth - Prejudicial - Councillor Hollingsworth declared that as one of the Council’s appointed representatives to the Shareholder and Joint Venture Group for the Oxford City Council wholly-owned housing company, which was named as a party to the application, he would withdraw and leave the meeting room whilst the application was considered.