Agenda

Published, Weekly Bulletin - Wednesday, 2 December 2020 12.00 p.m.

Contact: Patrick Adams  01954 713408 Email: democratic.services@scambs.gov.uk

Items
No. Item

1.

Meetings and events from Thursday 3 December to Friday 18 December 2020

Date

Time

Name

Venue

Contact

Thu 3 Dec

2pm

Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee

Online

Victoria Wallace

Fri 4 Dec

10am

Licensing (2003 Act) Sub-Committee

Online

Victoria Wallace

Mon 7 Dec

10am

Cabinet

Online

Jonathan Malton

Tue 8 Dec

-

-

-

-

Wed 9 Dec

10am

Planning Committee

Online

Ian Senior

Thu 10 Dec

11am

Licensing Appeals Sub-Committee

Online

Victoria Wallace

Fri 11 Dec

-

-

-

-

 

Mon 14 Dec

-

-

-

-

Tue 15 Dec

-

-

-

-

Wed 16 Dec

-

-

-

-

Thu 17 Dec

5:20pm

Scrutiny & Overview Committee

Online

Victoria Wallace

Fri 18 Dec

10am

Planning Committee (Extraordinary meeting – Bourn Airfield)

Online

Ian Senior

 

10am

Grants Advisory Committee

Online

Aaron Clarke

 

Information for District Councillors and Parish Councils

2.

Road Closures for Week Commencing Monday 30 November due to A14 Improvements pdf icon PDF 26 KB

Please find attachedroad closures information for week commencing 30 November in relation to the A14 Cambridge to Huntingdon improvement scheme.

 

Please note, the closures of the A1307 aren’t being undertaken by theA14 project team but have been included in this report to ensure you’re all aware of the work.

 

Please contact the Highways England Customer Contact Centre on 0300 123 5000 if you wish to get in contact about these works.

 

To contact your A14 sections stakeholder manager, please use the email addresses below or the A14 helpline.

 

For all queries in relation to the main scheme Section 1 & 2: Alconbury to the East Coast Main Line, Section 3: East Coast Main Line to Swavesey & Section 4 & 5: Swavesey to Milton, please email: A14CambridgeHuntingdon@highwaysengland.co.uk

 

Section 6: Huntingdon town centre

Samantha Kedie samantha.kedie@thea14.com

 

A14 helpline 0800 270 0114 - This will be answered by a team member during site hours 8am - 5pm and messages can be left at other times. Further updates as the scheme progresses can be found on the website

General Information

3.

Media Monitoring

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The Council’s Communications Team produce a weekly summary of recent news items which is published in the Bulletin to help keep members informed of recent coverage of the Council.

Please contact the Communications Team for further information.

 

Date

Publication

Details

25/11/2020

Cambridge Independent

Costs soar by £7million on Chisholm Trail

P5

GCP article

25/11/2020

Cambridge Independent

Toilet-to-tap water plan may be necessary

P7

Greater Cambridge Local Plan referenced. Focus on water supply

25/11/2020

Cambridge Independent

Busway scheme still ignores villagers' views'

P16

GCP article

25/11/2020

Cambridge Independent

GCP board members urged to safeguard homes from busway

P17

GCP article. Cllr Neil Gough quoted in GCP role

25/11/2020

Cambridge Independent

Letter: Building new homes does not lower prices

P27

Opinion on Greater Cambridge Local Plan

25/11/2020

Cambridge Independent

Feature: Support is in place to 'leave no business behind' here

P44

 -

25/11/2020

Local Government Chronicle online

DfE urged to announce plans for January student return amid Covid spoke fears

-

Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

25/11/2020

Cambridge Independent online

3,000 homes a year could be built in Greater Cambridge - and MP fears it would fundamentally change area

-

 -

25/11/2020

Cambridge Independent online

From toilet to tap - the future of Cambridge's drinking water?

-

Greater Cambridge Local Plan referenced. Focus on water supply

26/11/2020

Cambridge News

Rise in cost of Chisholm Trail project

P5

GCP article

26/11/2020

Cambridge News

Call for a halt to funds for 'fake' metro scheme

P16 & P17

CA article

26/11/2020

BBC News online

Covid-19: Cambridgeshire moves to tougher tier 2 restrictions

-

 -

26/11/2020

Cambridge Independent online

MP Anthony Browne disappointed South Cambridgeshire is under high alert in Tier 2

-

 -

26/11/2020

BBC Look East

Evening bulletins: Cllr Bridget Smith interviewed about district being placed into Tier 2

-

 -

26/11/2020

Cambridge News online

South Cambs MP 'disappointed' by Tier 2 lockdown placement

-

Cllr Bridget Smith quoted

27/11/2020

Star Radio

AM bulletins: Northstowe Town Council to be formed

N/A

 -

27/11/2020

Cambridge News

County placed in Tier 2 C-19 restrictions

P7

 -

27/11/2020

BBC Radio Cambridgeshire

Cllr Sarah Cheung-Johnson interviewed re. Northstowe Town Council

3'45 in

 -

27/11/2020

Cambridge Network

New South Cambridgeshire parish to be created to govern Northstowe

-

 -

27/11/2020

Northamptonshire Telegraph online

Corby Council leader Tom honoured with top award

-

Cllr Bridget Smith nominated

27/11/2020

The Planner online

Legal briefs: South Cambs planning blunders in court; Dublin cyclists challenge succeeds

-

 -

27/11/2020

Cambridge Independent online

Area near Fen Ditton tops poll for site of Cambridge’s new sewage works

Link

 -

27/11/2020

In Your Area online

More than half of residents oppose Anglian Water plans to move the Cambridge Waste Water Treatment Plant

-

Ref. CWWTP relocation and NEC AAP process

28/11/2020

Cambridge News online

53 percent don't want to become 'poo corner'

P9

Ref. CWWTP relocation and NEC AAP process

28/11/2020

Cambs Times online

£280,000 going....going...GONE. The cash paid by combined authority to settle with former employees

-

SCDC Cllr quoted

29/11/2020

Cambridge News online

Combined  ...  view the full agenda text for item 3.

4.

Items of Interest from the Local Government Association (LGA)

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Items of Interest from the Local Government Association (LGA)

 

The Local Government Association provides a list of news headlines relevant to its members. Please click the headlines below for more details.

 

Friday 27 November, FT: Councils banned from using cheap finance to invest in property

The Government is tightening lending criteria to prevent councils using the Public Works Loan Board as a source of cheap finance to invest in property, the Spending Review confirmed.

 

Saturday 28 November, Guardian: Planning reforms

Columnist Simon Jenkins suggests the Government’s proposals to introduce new housebuilding targets will “scar England’s face forever”.

 

Monday 30 November, BBC: Ministers urged to extend universal credit “boost”

The Legatum Institute has said a £20 a week uplift to universal credit has helped keep 700,000 people out of poverty during the pandemic and should remain in place beyond March.

 

Monday 30 November, BBC: Next steps in England’s rural revolution revealed

The Government has confirmed England’s countryside will radically change after the Brexit transition period.

5.

View Planning Applications

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To view the list of planning applications that have recently been submitted to the Council, please visit the authority’s on-line Planning Application Search. 

 

The system will provide a range of information on current and decided applications since 1948, including a brief description of the development, reference number, decision and the date of decision.  More recent applications show the name and telephone number of the council officer who is dealing with the application.

 

Search results are presented in a collection of pages, the number of which depends on the number of results your search produces.  There are navigation tools to allow you to browse your results.

 

 

 

Executive Decisions Taken Since Wednesday 25 November 2020

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In accordance with the Access to Information Procedure Rules in Part 4 of the Council’s Constitution, any executive decision shall be published normally within five days of being made.  That record will bear the date on which it is published and will specify that the decision will come into force, and may then be implemented, on the expiry of 5 working days after the publication of the decision, unless called in for review by the Chairman of the Scrutiny and Overview Committee or by any five other councillors.

 

 

A list of decisions currently within the call-in period is available on the Council’s website.

 

The call in procedure is set out in full in Part 4 of the Council’s Constitution, ‘Scrutiny and Overview Committee Procedure Rules’

6.

Cambridge South Station Consultation Response

The Deputy Leader (Statutory) Agreed to respond to a consultation request from Network Rail in respect of the Cambridge South Station Scheme.

 

This decision was taken on Thursday 26 November and so the deadline for call-in is Thursday 3 December at 5pm.

Decisions Made By Officers and Reported For Information

Please click on the link to find details of decisions made by officers under delegated authority.

Other Information

7.

Newly-Published Items on modern.gov

8.

The Council's Starters and Leavers

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Staff who have left

 

Name: Emma Carter-Knight

Job title: Principal Officer

Date left: 20 November 2020