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Meeting Details

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  • Documents
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  • Visitors



Standard Items

Councillor Peter Mason (Chair), Councillor Fay Block, Councillor Paul Conlan, Councillor Deirdre Costigan, Councillor Shital Manro, Councillor Gareth Shaw and Councillor Nigel Sumner



This meeting will be a virtual meeting and therefore will not take place in a physical location following regulations made under Section 78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020. This meeting can be viewed by following this link:




1 Apologies for Absence

To note any apologies for absence.



Apologies were received from:


Councillor Mason with Councillor Sabiers as his substitute.



2 Urgent Matters

To consider any urgent matters that the Chair has agreed should be considered at the meeting.



There were none.


3 Declarations of Interest

To note any declarations of interest made by members.



There were none.


4 Matters to be Considered in Private

To determine whether items contain information that is exempt from disclosure by virtue of Part 1 of Schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972.


There were none.


5 Minutes

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 1 October 2020.



The Committee considered the minutes of the meeting held on 1 October 2020.




That the minutes of the previous meeting were agreed as a true and accurate record of proceedings.




The Committee considered a report which provided an update on the Planning White Paper and the commencement of work on the Infrastructure Delivery Plan.


Sam Cuthbert, Principal Planning Officer of the Council’s Strategic Planning Team provided the Committee with a presentation on the Strategic Infrastructure Delivery Plan as background and context to the meeting. The presentation included an overview and summary, information on Infrastructure themes and future proofing.


Isabelle Joyce, Anna Richards, Alice Bennett and James Lambert from Arup, provided the Committee with a presentation on the interim progress of the Infrastructure Delivery Plan. The presentation included information on how the plan sat within the Local Plan programme and how it supported the delivery of projects. An overview was provided on the emerging findings within the Infrastructure Baseline Report which included Education, Transport, Open Space, Sports Facilities, Health, Community Facilities, Energy and Utilities, Water, Digital Service and Climate Change.


Isabel Dedring, Global Transport Leader at Arup, provided the Committee with a presentation on transport planning and the wider impact. The presentation included information on transport opportunities within Ealing, transport challenges, transport as a calalyst for wider change, making the most of events, policy changes and funding and delivering change.


Following on from the presentations there was some discussion between the Committee and the Panel. Some of the points raised included the importance of public consultation and the different platforms of engagement, transport issues and commuting themes, infrastructure planning and integration of the potential benefits of different activities.




  1. The contents of the report are noted.



7 Date of Next Meeting
To be confirmed.


It was noted that the date of the next meeting would be confirmed in due course.


The meeting of the Committee concluded at 7:46pm




NameReason for Sending ApologySubstituted By
Councillor Peter Mason Councillor Mik Sabiers
NameReason for AbsenceSubstituted By
No absentee information has been recorded for the meeting.

Declarations of Interests

Member NameItem Ref.DetailsNature of DeclarationAction
No declarations of interest have been entered for this meeting.


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