Agenda and decisions

Cabinet Member for Transport, Infrastructure & Economy Decisions - Tuesday, 26 April 2022 11.30 am

Venue: Woodhatch Place, 11 Cockshot Hill, Reigate RH2 8EF

Contact: Angela Guest  Email: angela.guest@surreycc.gov.uk

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DECLARATIONS OF INTEREST

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    All Members present are required to declare, at this point in the meeting or as soon as possible thereafter

          i.        Any disclosable pecuniary interests and / or

         ii.        Other interests arising under the Code of Conduct in respect of any item(s) of business being considered at this meeting

     

    NOTES:

    ·         Members are reminded that they must not participate in any item where they have a disclosable pecuniary interest

    ·         As well as an interest of the Member, this includes any interest, of which the Member is aware, that relates to the Member’s spouse or civil partner (or any person with whom the Member is living as a spouse or civil partner)

    ·         Members with a significant personal interest may participate in the discussion and vote on that matter unless that interest could be reasonably regarded as prejudicial.

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    Decision:

    There was none.

2.

PROCEDURAL MATTERS

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2a

Members' Questions

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    The deadline for Members’ questions is 12pm four working days before the meeting (20/04/2022).

     

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2b

Public Questions

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    The deadline for public questions is seven days before the meeting (19/04/2022).

     

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3.

PETITION: ACCESS FOR ALL - BOOKHAM STATION pdf icon PDF 179 KB

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    A petition with 120 signatories has been submitted by Andrew Matthews requesting the Council reconsider its decision not to support Bookham Station’s Access for All bid for an accessible bridge with lifts at Bookham station.  The petition wording and response are attached.

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    Decision:

    Mr Andrew Matthews presented his petition to the Cabinet Member.

     

    Clare Curran spoke as the divisional Member and concluded that she would continue to work with officers and Mr Matthews regarding access at Bookham Station.

     

    The Cabinet Member for Transport & Infrastructure confirmed the response to the petition as published.

     

     

4.

NATIONAL BUS STRATEGY - ENHANCED BUS PARTNERSHIP FOR SURREY pdf icon PDF 437 KB

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    This paper follows the 26 October 2021 Cabinet report that approved the Council's Bus Service Improvement Plan (BSIP) and its submission to Government. This paper moves us to the next stage of delivering the requirements of the National Bus Strategy, namely agreeing a draft Enhanced Partnership (EP) Plan and draft EP Scheme.

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    Decision:

    1.    That the draft Enhanced Partnership Plan and draft Enhanced Partnership Scheme be submitted to the Department for Transport for their review, inclusive of delivery priorities was agreed.

    2.    That once Department for Transport feedback has been received, a report be taken to Cabinet proposing that the Council enter into an Enhanced Partnership with bus operators, inclusive of governance arrangements was agreed.

     

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SURREY COUNTY COUNCIL RESPONSE TO SURREY'S 2050 PLACE AMBITION CONSULTATION pdf icon PDF 523 KB

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    This report seeks approval of the proposed County Council’s response to the consultation on ‘Surrey’s 2050 Place Ambition’, following consultation with a range of Surrey County Council (SCC) services and teams and takes into account views and comments given at the Member Session held on 28 February 2022. A draft response was submitted in time to meet the consultation deadline with the proviso that it was subject to political sign off following the end of the consultation period and further comments may be provided.

     

    With environmental, economic and social implications, the Place Ambition cuts across all the priority areas in the Council’s Organisation Strategy.

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    Decision:

    That the consultation response attached at Annex 1 to the submitted report be approved.