Councillor Tim Cobbett - Personal - Councillor Tim Cobbett declared a personal interest for himself and on behalf of Councillors Simon Edwards and Annette Wookey, in relation to the Community Grants item and specifically the application from the Cromwell Open Space Society, as they had attended some of their gardening days and events as Ward Councillors, but came to the Committee with an open mind.
Councillor Tim Cobbett - Personal - The Chair Councillor Simon Edwards declared a personal interest in relation to the item on the Introduction of double yellow line “at any time” waiting restrictions in Knightwood Crescent, New Malden and on behalf of Councillor Tim Cobbett and Annette Wookey. It was explained that the lead petitioner for the petition objecting to the recommendations was led by Ian McDonald who was a member of the Old Malden and St James Liberal Democrats. He was, also a former councillor and Mayor.
However as there was no close personal relationship to Mr McDonald and they had no involvement in the petition the Councillors declared that they would remain in the meeting and vote on the item and consider the item with open mind.