Venue: Council Chamber, County Hall, Newport, Isle of WIght

Contact: Sarah MacDonald  Email:


No. Item


Minutes pdf icon PDF 215 KB

To confirm as a true record the Minutes of the meeting held on 6 January 2022.


Declarations of Interest

To invite Members to declare any interest they might have in the matters on the agenda.


Public Question Time - 15 Minutes Maximum

Questions may be asked without notice but to guarantee a full reply at the meeting, a question must be put including the name and address of the questioner by delivery in writing or by electronic mail to Democratic Services at, no later than two clear working days before the start of the meeting. Therefore the deadline for written questions will be Friday 29 April 2022.


Members of the public are invited to make representations to the Committee regarding its workplan, either in writing at any time or at a meeting under this item.



Progress on outcomes and recommendations from previous meetings pdf icon PDF 335 KB

The Chairman to give an update on progress with outcomes and recommendations from previous meetings.



Solent Local Enterprise Partnership pdf icon PDF 4 MB

To consider how the Solent Freeport status would be beneficial to the Island and also to discuss how the work of the LEP assists the Council in the delivery of its Regeneration Strategy.



Regeneration Projects pdf icon PDF 150 KB

To monitor progress with key regeneration projects including proposed improvements to the pedestrian environment and public realm in Newport as part of the Heritage Action Zone programme.



Planning Services Review

The Corporate Plan indicates that it is the Council’s intention to complete a brief for a peer review of the Planning Service by April 2022 so to identify areas of best practice and for improvement against comparator authorities, and then implement an action plan in response to the recommendations of any review. The committee wishes to consider the scope of the proposed review.



Local Transport Plan

The Cabinet Member for Highways PFI, Transport and Infrastructure to outline the proposals to complete a Local Transport Plan (LTP) 4 by April 2022 based on the need for long term sustainable transport options as indicated in the Corporate Plan and how this links in with it.



Use of Glyphosate weedkiller on highways

To consider the use of Glyphosate weedkiller on public highways on the Island.



Committee's Work Plan pdf icon PDF 293 KB

To consider the workplan and identify any additional topics for inclusion based upon the Forward Plan and the Corporate Plan.



Members' Question Time

To guarantee a reply to a question, a question  must be submitted in writing or by electronic mail to no later than 5pm on Tuesday 3 May 2022. A question may be asked at the meeting without prior notice but in these circumstances there is no guarantee that a full reply will be given at the meeting.