Some confusion at our latest Council meeting. A proposal was made, and seconded, to accept a Planning Application. No debate had taken place at that time. Opponents to this immediately proposed what appeared to be the exact opposite. The second proposal was allowed and voted on. The chair then ruled that we did not need to vote on the primary proposal as it was a direct negative.
However Councillors have complained that the Chair acted incorrectly: the secondary proposal was invalid as it should have represented an amendment to the first and shown to be in basic agreement. The two (primary and amendment) should then have been voted on separately. The arguments continue.
Could someone advise please?