Notice of a public meeting of

Corporate Services, Climate Change & Scrutiny Management Committee (Calling In)



Councillors Fenton (Chair), Rowley, Ayre, Baxter, Healey, Kelly, Merrett (Vice-Chair), D Myers, Steels-Walshaw, K Taylor, Waller, Widdowson and J Burton



Monday, 4 December 2023



5.30 pm



The George Hudson Board Room - 1st Floor West Offices (F045)







1.          Declarations of Interest 

(Pages 1 - 2)


At this point in the meeting, Members and co-opted members are asked to declare any disclosable pecuniary interest, or other registerable interest, they might have in respect of business on this agenda, if they have not already done so in advance on the Register of Interests. The disclosure must include the nature of the interest.


An interest must also be disclosed in the meeting when it becomes apparent to the member during the meeting.


[Please see attached sheet for further guidance for Members]




2.          Exclusion of Press and Public 



To consider the exclusion of the press and public from the meeting during consideration of the following:


Annex K to Annex B of Agenda Item 5 on the grounds that it contains information relating to the financial or business affairs of any particular person (including the authority holding that information). This information is classed as exempt under paragraph 3 of Schedule 12A to Section 100A of the Local Government Act 1972 (as revised by The Local Government (Access to Information) (Variation) Order 2006).




3.          Public Participation 



At this point in the meeting members of the public who have registered to speak can do so. Members of the public may speak on agenda items or on matters within the remit of the Executive.

Please note that our registration deadlines are set as 2 working days before the meeting, in order to facilitate the management of public participation at our meetings. The deadline for registering at this meeting is 5:00pm on Thursday 30 November 2023.


To register to speak please visit to fill in an online registration form. If you have any questions about the registration form or the meeting, please contact Democratic Services. Contact details can be found at the foot of this agenda.


Webcasting of Public Meetings

Please note that, subject to available resources, this meeting will

be webcast including any registered public speakers who have

given their permission. The meeting can be viewed live and on

demand at


During coronavirus, we made some changes to how we ran

council meetings, including facilitating remote participation by

public speakers. See our updates

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meetings and decisions.




4.          Minutes 

(Pages 3 - 6)


To approve and sign the minutes of the meeting held on 2 October 2023.




5.          Called-in Item: Castle Gateway Update Report and Next Steps - Executive Meeting 16 November 2023 

(Pages 7 - 116)


This report sets out the reasons for the multiple call-in of the decision made by the Executive on 16 November 2023 in respect of Castle Gateway.  The report also sets out the powers and role of the Corporate Services and Climate Change Scrutiny Management Committee (Calling-In) in dealing with the call-in.




6.          Urgent Business 



Any other business which the Chair considers urgent under the  Local Government Act 1972.




Democracy Officer:

Jane Meller


Telephone: 01904 555209









For more information about any of the following please contact the Democratic Services Officer responsible for servicing this meeting:


·        Registering to speak

·        Business of the meeting

·        Any special arrangements

·        Copies of reports and

·        For receiving reports in other formats


Contact details are set out above.