Agenda and minutes

Lead Member for Transport and Environment - Monday, 13th February, 2023 10.00 am

Venue: Committee Room, County Hall, Lewes. View directions

Contact: Sophie Webb  Governance and Democracy Officer

No. Item


Decisions made by the Lead Cabinet Member on 16 January 2023 pdf icon PDF 119 KB


55.1     The Lead Member approved as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 16 January 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.


56.1     There were none.


Urgent items

Notification of any items which the Lead Member considers urgent and proposes to take at the appropriate part of the agenda.


57.1     There were none.




58.1     Reports referred to in the minutes below are contained in the minute book.


Memorandum of Understanding between East Sussex County Council and South Downs National Park Authority - potential improvements to local transport infrastructure in and around the Seven Sisters Country Park and Exceat Bridge pdf icon PDF 387 KB

Report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport


59.1     The Lead Member considered a report by the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport.




59.2     The Lead Member RESOLVED to:


1) approve that the County Council enters a Memorandum of Understanding with the South Downs National Park Authority; and


2) delegate authority to the Director of Communities, Economy and Transport to negotiate and agree the terms of the Memorandum of Understanding.




59.3     During discussions on the Exceat Bridge replacement scheme the National Park Authority identified a number of additional local transport improvements around the Bridge and Seven Sisters Country Park area which were not included in the scope of the bridge replacement project.


59.4     Therefore both parties agreed in principle, subject to approval, they would enter into a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) setting out how they intend to work together to attempt to bring forward these additional transport improvements. These schemes will be subject to the availability of funding and developed within 7 years of entering into the MoU.