Council - Monday, 5th July, 2021 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Town Hall, Katharine Street, Croydon CR0 1NX

Contact: Democratic Services  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence from any Members.


Disclosure of Interests

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct and the statutory provisions of the Localism Act, Members and co-opted Members of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to register disclosable pecuniary interests (DPIs) and gifts and hospitality to the value of which exceeds £50 or multiple gifts and/or instances of hospitality with a cumulative value of £50 or more when received from a single donor within a rolling twelve month period. In addition, Members and co-opted Members are reminded that unless their disclosable pecuniary interest is registered on the register of interests or is the subject of a pending notification to the Monitoring Officer, they are required to disclose those disclosable pecuniary interests at the meeting. This should be done by completing the Disclosure of Interest form and handing it to the Democratic Services representative at the start of the meeting. The Chair will then invite Members to make their disclosure orally at the commencement of Agenda item 3. Completed disclosure forms will be provided to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion on the Register of Members’ Interests.



Urgent Business (if any) pdf icon PDF 208 KB

To receive notice of any business not on the agenda which in the opinion of the Chair, by reason of special circumstances, be considered as a matter of urgency.



To receive Announcements, if any, from the Mayor, the Leader, Head of Paid Service and Returning Officer.


Croydon Question Time pdf icon PDF 123 KB

a)    Public Questions (30 minutes)

To receive questions from the public gallery and questions submitted by residents in advance of the meeting.


b)    Leader and Cabinet Member Questions (105 minutes)

To receive questions from Councillors.


Member Petitions pdf icon PDF 275 KB

To receive notice of petitions presented by Members on behalf of local residents.


Maiden Speeches

To hear maiden speeches from Councillors newly elected at the by election held on 6 May 2021.


Council Debate Motions

To debate any motions submitted in accordance with Council Procedure Rules.


Annual Reports pdf icon PDF 195 KB

To receive the following annual reports for 2020-2021:


       i.          Scrutiny and Overview Committee; and

      ii.          General Purposes and Audit Committee.

Additional documents:


Governance Model Referendum pdf icon PDF 263 KB

To consider the report of the Executive Director of Resources and Deputy Monitoring Officer (Interim). Report to follow.


Transformation Funding Strategy & 2021/22 Usage pdf icon PDF 183 KB

To consider the report of the Executive Director of Resources and Deputy Monitoring Officer (Interim). Report to follow.

Additional documents:


Constitutional Changes pdf icon PDF 247 KB

To consider the report of the Executive Director of Resources and Deputy Monitoring Officer (Interim). Report to follow.

Additional documents:


Use of Special Urgency for Key Decisions 2020/21 Annual Report pdf icon PDF 221 KB

To receive the annual report which details the cases where Special Urgency has been used during the 2020/21 municipal year.


Recommendations of Cabinet or Committees to Council for decision pdf icon PDF 285 KB

To consider the recommendations made by Cabinet or Committees since the last ordinary Council meeting relating to the following matters:


(i)      Appointment to the role of Chief Executive, Head of Paid Service, Returning Officer and Electoral Registration Officer

(ii)     School Admission Arrangements

(iii)   Report in the Public Interest – Quarter 1 Update

(iv)   Organisational Redesign of Croydon Council - Response to the Consultation

Additional documents:


Exclusion of the Press and Public

The following motion is to be moved and seconded where it is proposed to exclude the press and public from the remainder of a meeting:


“That, under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act, 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information falling within those paragraphs indicated in Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, as amended.”


Part B