Agenda and minutes

Appeals Committee (Equipment and Adaptations)
Friday, 22nd January, 2016 10.45 am

Venue: Shaw Room, Civic Centre, Oldham, West Street, Oldham, OL1 1NL. View directions

Contact: Sian Walter-Browne 

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Chair

The Panel is asked to elect a Chair for the duration of the meeting.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that Councillor Suttleworth be elected Chair for the duration of the meeting.

 

2.

Apologies For Absence

Minutes:

There were no apologies for absence received.

3.

Urgent Business

Urgent business, if any, introduced by the Chair

Minutes:

There were no items of urgent business received.

4.

Declarations of Interest

To Receive Declarations of Interest in any Contract or matter to be discussed at the meeting.

Minutes:

There were no declarations of interest received.

5.

Appeal Procedure pdf icon PDF 8 KB

Minutes:

RESOLVED that the Appeals Procedure be noted.

 

6.

Exclusion of the Press and Public

That, in accordance with 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 they contain exempt information under paragraph(s) 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

Minutes:

RESOLVED that, in accordance with 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 they contain exempt information under paragraphs 1 and 2 of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Act, and it would not, on balance, be in the public interest to disclose the reports.

7.

Equipment and Adaptations Appeal

Minutes:

The appellant was unable to attend the hearing and the Committee resolved to proceed in their absence..  

 

The Equipment and Adaptations Team Manager presented supplemental information on behalf of the Authority with the support of the Community Occupational Therapy Team Leader.  The Committee asked questions of the local authority’s officers.

 

The Committee adjourned the meeting whilst deliberations took place regarding their decision.

 

RESOLVED that the appeal be upheld and a Blue Badge is granted.