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Declarations of interest

 Declarations

Meeting:  Wednesday, 11th August, 2021 5.00 pm - Planning Committee

6. Application No. 21/0564/COU - Unit 2, Victoria House, Victoria Road, Rhymney, Tredegar, NP22 5NU.

  • Councillor Carol Andrews - Personal and Prejudicial - Councillor C. Andrews declared a personal and prejudicial interest on the basis of her involvement in a matter involving the applicant’s father and a Member of Council, and left the meeting during consideration of this item.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 3rd November, 2021 5.00 pm - Planning Committee

3. Application No. 20/0702/FULL - Gelliargwellt Uchaf Farm, Gelligaer Road, Gelligaer, Hengoed, CF82 8FY.

  • Councillor Brenda Miles - Personal and Prejudicial - Councillor B. Miles declared a personal and prejudicial interest as a family member owns land which is leased for quarrying (i.e. they are the landlord) and could be perceived as a competitor of the applicant. She left the meeting when the application was discussed and took no part in the debate or decision.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 3rd November, 2021 5.00 pm - Planning Committee

4. Application No. 21/0585/RM - Land At Former Pontllanfraith House, Blackwood Road, Pontllanfraith.

  • Councillor John Ridgewell - Personal and Prejudicial - Councillor J. Ridgewell declared a personal and prejudicial interest as the Applicant's Agent is known to him in that they are both representative on the Fields in Trust Board and have previously worked together. He left the meeting when the application was discussed and took no part in the debate or decision.
  • Councillor Mike Adams - Personal and Prejudicial - Councillor M. Adams declared a personal and prejudicial interest as he lives in close proximity to the application site and could therefore be perceived as being directly impacted by it. He left the meeting when the application was discussed and took no part in the debate or decision.
  • Councillor Nigel Dix - Personal and Prejudicial - During the course of debate on this item and prior to the vote being taken, Councillor N. Dix declared a personal and prejudicial interest as he is employed by the applicant’s company, and he took no part in the voting or decision.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 12th January, 2022 5.00 pm - Planning Committee

5. Application No. 21/0974/FULL - Land At Grid Ref 319235 191320, Nine Mile Point Industrial Estate, Cwmfelinfach.

  • Councillor John Ridgewell - Prejudicial - Councillor J. Ridgewell confirmed that he would leave the meeting whilst Agenda Item No. 5 (21/0974/FULL) was being considered, in that having previously expressed his opposition to the development in his capacity as the local ward member, he had a closed mind. He left the meeting when the application was discussed and took no part in the debate or decision.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 9th March, 2022 5.00 pm - Planning Committee

4. Application No. 21/0899/FULL - Land At Gelli Farm, Tredegar Road, Cwmgelli, Blackwood, NP12 1BZ.

  • Councillor Roy Saralis - Personal and Prejudicial - Councillor R. Saralis declared a personal and prejudicial interest on the basis that he has previously declared an interest in relation to this site (being a close friend of the family of one objector) and he left the meeting when the application was discussed.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 13th April, 2022 5.00 pm - Planning Committee

5. Application No. 21/0342/LA - Land At Parc Penallta, Penallta Road, Penallta, Hengoed.

  • Councillor Robert William Gough - Personal and Prejudicial - Councillor R. Gough declared a personal and prejudicial interest on the basis of his previous involvement with the Regeneration Project Board concerning the funding around this application, and he left the meeting when the application was discussed.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 13th April, 2022 5.00 pm - Planning Committee

6. Application No. 21/1090/RM - Austin Grange, Maes Glas South UL, Caerphilly, CF83 1LN.

  • Councillor John Taylor - Personal and Prejudicial - Councillor J. Taylor declared a personal and prejudicial interest as he is a friend of the former owners of the site, and he left the meeting when the application was discussed.

Meeting:  Wednesday, 13th April, 2022 5.00 pm - Planning Committee

7. Application No. 22/0018/RET - Chambers House, 49 Blackwood Road, Pontllanfraith, Blackwood, NP12 2BW.

  • Councillor Nigel Dix - Personal - Councillor N. Dix declared a personal interest as an employee of Pobl who provide services to the application site but never by Councillor Dix personally or in the future and therefore he remained in the meeting during consideration of the application.