Councillor Stuart Tranter - Other Significant Interests - Councillor Tranter declared an interest in planning application MC/18/3662 – Land off Curtis Way, Rochester on the basis that he had provided assistance to the applicant and therefore he left the meeting for the consideration and determination of this planning application.
Councillor Stuart Tranter - Other interests - Councillor Tranter sought legal clarification as to whether it was necesssary for him to declare an interest in this planning application on the basis that one of the applicants was a member of the same Conservative Association. He confirmed that he did not socialise with the individual concerned and had no prior knowledge of his involvement in the planning application. The Planning Lawyer provided advice and Councillor Tranter informed the Committee that he would remain as part of the Committee and would take part in the discussion and determination of the planning application.
Councillor Stuart Tranter - Other interests - Councillor Tranter informed the Committee that as a Council appointed representative on and Vice Chairman of the Kent and Medway Fire and Rescue Authority whilst he would participate in the debate on this item, he would not take part in any scrutiny of the performance of the Fire Authority.
Councillor Stuart Tranter - Other interests - Councillor Tranter informed the Committee that as he wished to speak on this item as a Ward Councillor he would not take part in the consideration and determination of this application.