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To receive apologies for absence

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To ask the Mayor to consider the admission of any late items of business in accordance with Section 100B of the Local Government Act 1972

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Declarations of Interest

A member with a disclosable pecuniary interest or a prejudicial interest in a matter who attends a meeting of the authority at which the matter is considered:


(i) must disclose the interest at the start of the meeting or when the interest becomes apparent, and

(ii) may not participate in any discussion or vote on the matter and must withdraw from the meeting room.


A member who discloses at a meeting a disclosable pecuniary interest which is not registered in the Register of Members’ Interests or the subject of a pending notification must notify the Monitoring Officer of the interest within 28 days of the disclosure.


Disclosable pecuniary interests, personal interests and prejudicial interests are defined at Paragraphs 5-7 and Appendix A of the Members’ Code of Conduct


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To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Council held on 25 February 2019 pdf icon PDF 253 KB

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To receive such communications as the Mayor may lay before the Council

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To receive the report of the Chief Executive pdf icon PDF 109 KB

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To receive the report of the Monitoring Officer and Head of Legal Services

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To consider requests to receive Deputations and/or Petitions and, if approved, to receive them

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To receive reports from the following bodies

10a)Standards Committee


10c)Staffing and Remuneration Committee

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Standards Committee - Members' Allowances pdf icon PDF 112 KB

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Cabinet report - Amendments to Appendix C of the Housing Strategy pdf icon PDF 72 KB

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Staffing and Remuneration report on Council Pay Policy Statement pdf icon PDF 53 KB

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Haringey Debate:Making the ordinary possible for children and young people in Haringey with autism and learning disabilities and how we work in partnership in Haringey

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To answer questions, if any, in accordance with Council Rules of Procedure Nos. 9 & 10 pdf icon PDF 455 KB



Oral questions


1.    From Cllr Chiriyankandath to Cllr Ibrahim: What will the recently announced £1billion investment in council homes over the next 5 years be spent on?


2.    From Cllr da Costa to Cllr Ejiofor - Does the Leader regret moving an amendment to remove references to a People’s Vote and remaining in the EU from the Liberal Democrat motion to Full Council on Brexit?


3.    From Cllr Stennett to Cllr Amin: How is the Fairness Commission progressing, are you able to report on any of the interim findings to date? 


4.    From Cllr Morris to Cllr Hearn - Does the Cabinet Member regret attempting to withhold so many of Keep Britain Tidy’s reports on the state of Haringey’s Parks?



5.    From Cllr Moyeed to Cllr Blake: What is the Council is doing to support young people growing up in Haringey?



6.    From Cllr Dennison to Councillor Ejiofor  - Does spending £6,700 on a video explaining that the Council is short of money represent good value for council taxpayers?


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To consider the following Motions in accordance with Council Rules of Procedure No. 13 pdf icon PDF 177 KB

Motion G

Improving air quality around schools

Proposed by: Cllr Palmer

Seconded by: Cllr Cawley- Harrison


Council notes:

  1. That according to Haringey’s Air Quality Annual Report for 2017 that local residents are exposed to unsafe levels of pollutants (especially nitrogen dioxide)
  2. That road transport is the principal source of both particulate matter and nitrogen dioxide pollution in London.
  3. That a 2018 report from London Councils states that nitrogen dioxide. “impact on children is especially bad, with epidemiological studies showing that symptoms of bronchitis in asthmatic children increase in association with long-term exposure to NO2, as well as stunting lung growth”.
  4. That in February 2019, Lordship School became the first school in Haringey to operate ‘No-Idling Zones’ during drop-off and collection times.
  5. That a number of other London boroughs including Hackney, Camden and Greenwich operate a number of ‘School Streets’ whereby only pedestrians and cyclists can use roads close to a school’s entrance at start and finish times.

Council believes:

  1. That air pollution poses a serious threat to the health of young people.
  2. That whilst many of the policy interventions to rectify this problem would have to come from a national government or the Mayor of London, Haringey Council needs to do more.
  3. That there should be more School Streets and No-Idling Zones around Haringey Schools.
  4. That in the long term, Haringey should move towards them becoming universal at every school in the borough.
  5. That it is important to provide parents with healthier and less polluting alternatives to driving their children to school. Therefore, the Council should invest more in walking and cycling.

Council resolves:

  1. To implement School Streets or No-Idling Zones around every primary school in the borough by 2022.
  2. To increase spending on active travel in future budgets.
  3. To conduct a feasibility study of using a Workplace Parking Levy as a way to fund this.
  4. To encourage local businesses to sponsor green walls on school buildings and tree planting near schools.




Motion H


Declaring a Climate Emergency


Proposed by: Cllr Hearn

Seconded by: Cllr Say


Full Council notes:

1.  Humans have already caused irreversible climate change, the impacts of which are being felt around the world. Global temperatures have already increased by 1 degree Celsius from pre-industrial levels. Atmospheric CO2 levels are above 400 parts per million (ppm). This exceeds the 350 ppm deemed to be a safe level for humanity;

2.  In order to reduce the chance of runaway Global Warming and limit the effects of Climate Breakdown, it is imperative that we reduce our CO2eq (carbon equivalent) emissions from their current 6.5 tonnes per person per year to less than 2 tonnes as soon as possible;


3.  Individuals cannot be expected to make this reduction on their own. Society needs to change its laws, taxation, infrastructure, etc., to make low carbon living easier and the new norm.  And these carbon emissions result from both production and consumption;

4.  Unfortunately, our current plans and actions are not enough. The world is on track to overshoot the  ...  view the full agenda text for item 13.

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