Panel Summary


The Panel considered whether pavements in the city were too cluttered and reduce the ability of residents and visitors to move freely, in particular those with mobility issues. 

The Panel considered whether policies should restrict the use of pavement space and if the current policy and licensing regime is working or should be relaxed.


Panel Members


  • Councillor Sven Rufus (Chair)
  • Councillor Jayne Bennett
  • Councillor Pat Hawkes
  • Councillor Brian Pidgeon
  • Councillor David Watkins


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