Council - Monday, 11th October, 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.


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 369 KB

To approve the minutes of the meetings held on the following dates as accurate records:


(i)          25 January 2021

(ii)         8 February 2021

(iii)        8 March 2021

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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)

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.


Appointments of Interim Statutory Chief Officers pdf icon PDF 125 KB

To consider the report of the Chief Executive.



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


Croydon Question Time pdf icon PDF 115 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 276 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. These will be heard in the following order:


(i)              Councillor Kola Agboola

(ii)             Councillor Jade Appleton

(iii)            Councillor Mike Bonello

(iv)           Councillor Ola Kolade

(v)            Councillor Louis Carserides


Council Debate Motions

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


Recommendations of Cabinet or Committees to Council for decision- Part One pdf icon PDF 269 KB

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


(i)            Members’ Code of Conduct – These reports are “to follow”.


Please note: This recommendation has been listed earlier in the agenda than the standard order outlined in Part 4A of the Constitution, as these recommendation needs to be considered prior to the subsequent item on the agenda, Revisions to the Council’s Constitution.


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Revisions to the Council's Constitution pdf icon PDF 242 KB

To consider the report regarding the proposed revisions to the Council's Constitution. (Report to follow)

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Corporate Parenting Panel Annual Report pdf icon PDF 267 KB

To receive the annual report of Corporate Parenting Panel for 2020-2021.

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Recommendations of Cabinet or Committees to Council for decision- Part Two pdf icon PDF 479 KB

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


(i)       Ongoing Review of Brick by Brick Croydon Ltd and the future of the company

(ii)      Libraries Consultation Phase 2 Results

(iii)     Temporary appointments to the roles of Assistant Chief Executive and Corporate Director of Children, Young People and Education

(iv)    Recruitment and appointment of independent Chair of General Purposes and Audit Committee (GPAC)

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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


Recommendations of Cabinet or Committees to Council for decision - Part Two

The Part B agenda contains one restricted appendix to the Recommendations in relation to the “Ongoing Review of Brick by Brick Croydon Ltd and the future of the company”. The substantive report is listed in the Recommendations from Cabinet on 12 July 2021 at Item 14 in the Part A agenda.