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Attendance by Reserve Members

To note the attendance at this meeting of any duly appointed Reserve Members.


Reserve Members may attend meetings:-


(i)                 to take the place of an ordinary Member for whom they are a reserve;

(ii)               where the ordinary Member will be absent for the whole of the meeting; and

(iii)             the meeting notes at the start of the meeting at the item ‘Reserves’ that the Reserve Member is or will be attending as a reserve;

(iv)              if a Reserve Member whose intention to attend has been noted arrives after the commencement of the meeting, then that Reserve Member can only act as a Member from the start of the next item of business on the agenda after his/her arrival.


RESOLVED:  To note the attendance at this meeting of the following duly appointed Reserve Member:-


Ordinary Member


Reserve Member


Councillor Graham Henson

Councillor Barry Kendler



Right of Members to Speak

To agree requests to speak from Councillors who are not Members of the Committee, in accordance with Committee Procedure 4.1.


RESOLVED:  That, in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 4.1, the following Councillors, who were not Members of the Committee, be allowed to speak on the agenda item indicated:




Planning Application

Simon Brown

1/01 and 2/01

Stephen Wright




Declarations of Interest

To receive declarations of disclosable pecuniary or non pecuniary interests, arising from business to be transacted at this meeting, from:


(a)               all Members of the Committee;

(b)               all other Members present.


RESOLVED:  To note that the following interests were declared:


Agenda Item 10 – Planning Applications Received (Site of Summerhouse Lake, Bentley Priory, The Common, Stanmore)

Councillors Simon Brown and Kairul Kareema Marikar declared a non pecuniary interest in that they were members of the Bentley Priory Committee. 


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That the minutes of the meeting held on 18 December 2014 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.


RESOLVED:  That the minutes of the meeting held on 18 December 2014 be taken as read and signed as a correct record.


Public Questions

To receive any public questions received in accordance with Committee Procedure Rule 17 (Part 4B of the Constitution).


Questions will be asked in the order notice of them was received and there be a time limit of 15 minutes.


[The deadline for receipt of public questions is 3.00 pm,

Friday 9 January 2015.  Questions should be sent to  

No person may submit more than one question].


RESOLVED:  To note that no public questions were put.



To receive petitions (if any) submitted by members of the public/Councillors under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 15 (Part 4B of the Constitution).


RESOLVED:  To note the receipt of a petition objecting to application 2/02 5 Paines Close, Pinner with 19 signatories.



To receive deputations (if any) under the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 16 (Part 4B) of the Constitution.


RESOLVED:  To note that no deputations were received.


References from Council and other Committees/Panels

To receive references from Council and any other Committees or Panels (if any).


RESOLVED:  To note that there were none.


Representations on Planning Applications

To confirm whether representations are to be received, under Committee Procedure Rule 30 (Part 4B of the Constitution), from objectors and applicants regarding planning applications on the agenda.


RESOLVED:  That in accordance with the provisions of Committee Procedure Rule 30 (Part 4B of the Constitution), representations be received in respect of items 1/01 and 2/02 on the list of planning applications.



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Report of the Divisional Director, Planning - circulated separately.


Members are reminded that, in accordance with the Planning Protocol, where Councillors disagree with the advice of the Divisional Director, Planning, it will be the Members' responsibility to clearly set out the reasons for refusal where the Officer recommendation is for grant.  The planning reasons for rejecting the Officer's advice must be clearly stated, whatever the recommendation and recorded in the minutes.  The Officer must be given the opportunity to explain the implications of the contrary decision.

Additional documents:


In accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the Addendum was admitted late to the agenda as it contained information relating to various items on the agenda and was based on information received after the despatch of the agenda.  It was admitted to the agenda in order to enable Members to consider all information relevant to the items before them for decision.


In accordance with the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985, the Supplemental Agenda containing an additional item for consideration (Site of Summerhouse Lake, Bentley Priory, The Common, Stanmore) was admitted late to the agenda.  The reason was because Bentley Priory (the land to which this application related) was solely owned by the Council. Planning obligations were legally enforceable against the owner(s) and any person that had an interest (including their successors in title) in the land to which they related.  This meant that only owners and those having an interest in the land could enter into obligations.  The Environment Agency, only had a right granted by the Council under a Deed of Grant dated 11 August 2008 to flood land at Summer House Lake, Bentley Priory, Common Road, Stanmore.  They did not have a legal interest in the land for the purposes of section 106 of the Town and Country Planning Act 1990.


RESOLVED:  That authority be given to the Head of Planning to issue the decision notices in respect of the applications considered.




Reference: P/4162/14 (Harrow Council). Description: Demolition of Existing Primary School Buildings and Redevelopment to Provide a Single, Two and Three Storey Building for a New 3 Form Entry Primary School and Nursery; Associated Landscaping to Include Hard and Soft Play Areas; Partial Boundary Treatment Alternations; Provision of Roof Plant; Alteration to Car Parking Layout and Provision of Cycle Storage; New Vehicle Access from Marlborough Hill and Badminton Close.


An officer explained that this application only contained variations to the planning permission which had already been approved for this development.  The proposed variation to the granted development would be further away from Badminton Close.  Comments raised by the Environmental Health team had been addressed through the introduction of a relevant condition.


The Committee received representations from an objector, Pamela Howarth, a representative of the Applicant, David Brook and Councillor Simon Brown.


DECISION: GRANTED planning permission for the development described in the application and submitted plans subject to conditions and informatives reported, as amended by the addendum.


The Committee wished it to be recorded that the decision to grant the application was unanimous.





Reference: P/3758/14 (Headstone Manor Museum & Heritage Centre). Description: Change of Use of Tithe Barn (Great Barn) from Museum (Use Class D1) to Assembly & Leisure (Use Class D2) and Associated External Alterations Already Approved Under Applications P/2967/13 (Listed Building Consent) and P/3369/13. Provision of an Overflow Car Park (Up to an Additional 140 Spaces) to  ...  view the full minutes text for item 88.


Member Site Visits

To arrange dates for Member site visits that have been agreed during the course of the meeting (if any).


RESOLVED:  To note that there were no site visits to be arranged.