1. Mr Lemerle introduced the report and, in response to a question, advised that the disposal process had taken longer than usual due to a change in the process and to delays arising from the slowing effects of the covid-19 pandemic on the market.
2. After asking questions of detail in a closed session on the information set out in the exempt appendix, the committee agreed the recommendation set out in the unrestricted report.
3. It was RESOLVED that the decision proposed to be taken by the Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services, to dispose of the land and to delegate authority to the Director of Infrastructure, in consultation with the Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Finance, Corporate and Traded Services, to finalise the terms of the proposed sale,
be endorsed, with the preferred bidder being noted as advised in the closed session.