Decision Maker: Chief Executive Officer
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Chief Executive Officer considered the
application to sever grazing rights attached to land at right entry
12 of common land unit CL37, Swineside Moor and agreed that the
Commons Register be amended to show that these rights are severed
and now registered as rights held in gross for the reasons set out
below in this decision record.
By whom: Richard Flinton, Chief Executive Officer, under emergency delegated powers and after consultation with the Planning and Regulatory Functions Sub-Committee
PLEASE NOTE that as a non-executive function, this decision is not open to call in.
Under his delegated decision making powers in
the Officers’ Delegation Scheme in the Council’s
Constitution, the Chief Executive Officer has power, in cases of
emergency, to take any decision which could be taken by the
Council, the Executive or a committee.
Following on from the expiry of the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 (“the 2020 Regulations”), which allowed for committee meetings to be held remotely, the County Council resolved at its meeting on 5 May 2021 that, for the present time, in light of the continuing Covid-19 pandemic circumstances, remote live-broadcast committee meetings should continue, with any formal decisions required being taken by the Chief Executive Officer under his emergency decision making powers and after consultation with other Officers and Members as appropriate and after taking into account any views of the relevant Committee Members.
The Chief Executive Officer has taken all relevant information into account in exercising his emergency delegated powers in this matter, including considering the views of the Planning and Regulatory Functions Sub-Committee.
The reasons for the decision in this matter are as follows:
The application has met the criteria contained in the Commons Act 2006 and the Commons Registration (England) Regulations 2014.
Publication date: 11/11/2021
Date of decision: 11/11/2021