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Contact: Sophie Webb Governance and Democracy Officer
33.1 The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 24 July 2023.
Disclosure of Interests
Disclosure by all Members present of personal interests in matters on the agenda, the nature of any interest and whether the Members regard the interest as prejudicial under the terms of the Code of Conduct
34.1 There were none.
Notification of any items which the Lead Member considers urgent and proposes to take at the appropriate part of the agenda.
35.1 There were none.
36.1 Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.
Report by the Chief Operating Officer
37.1 The Deputy Leader and Lead Member considered a report by the Chief Operating Officer.
37.2 The Deputy Leader and Lead Member RESOLVED to co-sign the Modern Slavery Statement together with the Chief Executive.
37.3 Although not yet formally mandated, the government has indicated that local authorities with an annual budget of more than £36 million should comply with the requirements of section 54 of the Modern Slavery Act 2015 and publish a slavery and human trafficking statement. East Sussex County Council’s 2022/23 statement, as set out in Appendix 1 of the report, is designed to comply with this requirement.