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The Director of Law and Assurance has agreed to call-in the proposed decision by the Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure concerning the English National Concessionary Travel Scheme - Discretionary Rail Cards HI02 (20/21) decision, published on the Executive Decision Database on 10 June 2020 and in the Member’s Bulletin on 10 June 2020.
The decision report asks the Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure to consider the outcome of the consultation and endorse the withdrawal of the current offer of a free senior rail card as an alternative to a free bus pass to eligible older West Sussex residents from October 2020.
The decision report by the Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure is attached as Annex 1
The call-in was initiated by Mr Michael Jones supported by Ms Karen Sudan, Mr Brian Quinn, and Mr Chris Oxlade. The decision has not previously been previewed by the Environment and Communities Scrutiny Committee.
Mr Jones has been invited to outline the reasons for the call-in request to the Committee.
Mr Elkins, Cabinet Member for Highways and Infrastructure, has been invited to address the Committee and answer questions.
Date of Next Meeting
The next meeting of the Committee will be held on 21 October at 10.30 am at County Hall North, Horsham. Probable agenda items include:
· Highways and Transport Delivery Programme 2020/21
· Pagham Harbour
· Serious Violence
· Local Flood Risk Management Strategy
· Report from the Waste Strategy Task and Finish Group
Any member wishing to place an item on the agenda for the meeting must notify the Director of Law and Assurance by 9 October 2020.