Full Council - Wednesday, 22nd May, 2024 6.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Kensington Town Hall, Hornton Street W8 7NX. View directions

Contact: Douglas Campbell  Governance Manager


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There will be 72 seconds’ silence to remember those who lost their lives in the Grenfell tragedy.



Election of Mayor

Full Council to elect the Mayor of the Royal Borough of Kensington and Chelsea for the Council Year 2024/25.


The Mayor to make a declaration of acceptance of office.


Appointment and Investment of Deputy Mayor

(Pursuant to paragraph 5 of the Second Schedule of the Local Government Act,1972 the Mayor may appoint a Councillor to be Deputy Mayor).


Appointment of Mayor's Chaplain


Vote of thanks to the outgoing Mayor and Deputy Mayor


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 136 KB

The minutes of the meeting of Full Council held on 28 February 2024 are submitted for confirmation.


Declarations of Interest

Any member of the Council who has a disclosable pecuniary interest in a matter to be considered at the meeting is reminded to disclose the interest to the meeting and to leave the Chamber while any discussion or vote on the matter takes place.


Members are also reminded that if they have any other significant interest in a matter to be considered at the meeting, which they feel should be declared in the public interest, such interests should be declared to the meeting. In such circumstances Members should consider whether their continued participation, in the matter relating to the interest, would be reasonable in the circumstances, particularly if the interest may give rise to a perception of a conflict of interests, or whether they should leave the Chamber while any discussion or vote on the matter takes place.


Special Announcements by the Mayor


Chief Executive's Communications

(i)       Apologies for Absence


(ii)     Other Communications


Statement by the Leader of the Council and Response by the Leader of the Minority Party (Standing Item)


Review of Representation and Appointments to Committees pdf icon PDF 91 KB

The Group Whips will table Appendix B, the nominees to committees, at the meeting.

Additional documents:


Appointments to Outside Organisations pdf icon PDF 101 KB

The relevant Group Whips will table the list of nominees at the meeting.



Any Other Oral or Written Items Which the Mayor Considers Urgent

[Each written report on the public part of the Agenda as detailed above:

(i)    was made available for public inspection from the date of the Agenda;

(ii)   incorporates a list of the background papers which (i) disclose any facts or matters on which that report, or any important part of it, is based; and (ii) have been relied upon to a material extent in preparing it. (Relevant documents which contain confidential or exempt information are not listed.); and

(iii)   may, with the consent of the Mayor and subject to specified reasons, be supported at the meeting by way of oral statement or further written report in the event of special circumstances arising after the despatch of the Agenda.]

Exclusion of the Press and Public

There are no matters scheduled to be discussed at this meeting that would appear to disclose confidential or exempt information under the provisions Schedule 12A of the Local Government (Access to Information) Act 1985.

Should any such matters arise during the course of discussion of the above items or should the Mayor agree to discuss any other such matters on the grounds of urgency, the Council will wish to resolve to exclude the press and public by virtue of the private nature of the business to be transacted.