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No. Item


Apologies (Agenda item 1)

To receive apologies for absence. 


Minutes (Agenda item 2) pdf icon PDF 301 KB

To confirm the minutes of the meeting held on 25 February 2021.


Declaration of Interests (Agenda item 3)

The duties to register, disclose and not to participate for the entire consideration of the matter, in respect of any matter in which a Member has a disclosable pecuniary interest are set out in Chapter 7 of the Localism Act 2011.  Members are also required to withdraw from the meeting room as stated in the Standing Orders of this Council.



Chairman's Announcements (Agenda item 4) pdf icon PDF 30 KB


Leader's Announcements (Agenda item 5)

To receive a verbal update from Councillor Sam Chapman-Allen, Leader of the Council.



Questions on Notice under Standing Order No 6 (Agenda item 6)


Questions without Notice under Standing Order No 7 (Agenda item 7)


Minutes (for information only) (Agenda item 8)

To note the following Committee Minute documents for the month of


Cabinet Minutes pdf icon PDF 71 KB

To note the unconfirmed Minutes of the meeting held on 22 March 2021.


Overview & Scrutiny Commission pdf icon PDF 80 KB

To note the unconfirmed Minutes of the Overview & Scrutiny Commission meeting held on 4 March 2021.


Governance & Audit Committee pdf icon PDF 164 KB

To note the unconfirmed Minutes of the Governance & Audit Committee held on 11 February 2021.


Members are asked to note that the following recommendations were approved at the previous Full Council meeting held on 25 February 2021:


·        Risk Management Policy (Minute No. 11/21)


·        Constitution – Call-in of Officer Non-Key Decisions/Definition of Key Decision (Minute No. 13/21)


Planning Committee pdf icon PDF 74 KB

1.     To note the confirmed Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 15 February 2021.


2.     To note the unconfirmed Minutes of the Planning Committee meeting held on 15 March 2021.

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Constitutional amendments following the Council's decision to activate clause 8 of the Memorandum of Agreement between Breckland District Council and South Holland District Council and the associated designation of Statutory Officers; and the appointment of Proper Officers, and Virtual Meetings (Agenda item 9) pdf icon PDF 186 KB

Report of Councillor Suggitt, Executive Member for Governance.


Members are asked to note that the ADDENDUM – DESIGNATION OF STATUTORY OFFICERS attached as a supplement to this report at page 97 of the agenda pack updates recommendation 3 of the report.


Paragraph 3.3 of the report at agenda item 9 refers to this addendum.


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Nominations for Committee and other Seats (Agenda item 10)

To receive nominations for any changes to Committee and other seats from political groups.


Any other items which the Chairman decides are urgent (Agenda item 11)

NOTE: No other business is permitted unless by reason of special circumstances, which shall be specified in the minutes, the Chairman is of the opinion that the items(s) should be considered as a matter of urgency.


Exclusion of Press & Public (Agenda item 12)

To consider passing the following resolution:


“That under Section 100(A)(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and the public be excluded from the meeting for the following item of business on the grounds that it involves the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in paragraph 2 of Schedule 12A to the Act.”



ARP Succession Planning (Agenda item 13)

Report of Councillor Cowen, Executive Member for Finance & Growth.

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