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Apologies for Absence
Apologies were received from Councillor Stummer-Schmertzing.
Declarations of Interest
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Report to follow.
Cabinet considered the Overview & Scrutiny Panel recommendations and having examined the two areas of charges set out in the report agreed the cancellation of the increases for bulky waste. They also agreed toremove the cremation charge for unviable babies.
Additionally, Cabinet identified that there was currently a charge for stillborn babies and those under one month old and proposed that this charge be also removed.
Councillor Campbell spoke under Council Procedure 20.1.
Councillor Townend proposed, Councillor Lin Fairbrass seconded and Members agreed the following recommendations:
1. To remove the cremation fee for non-viable babies;
2. To remove the proposed increase on bulky waste collection charges;
3. To remove the charge for the cremation of stillborn babies and those under one month old.