Venue: This will be held as an online virtual meeting

Contact: Andrew Phillips, Governance Officer  0208 937 4219, Andrew Email:

Note: Please note this is being held as a virtual meeting which the press and public will be welcome to attend online. The link to view proceedings live can be accessed via the Live Streaming section on the Democracy in Brent page on the Council's website or through the link included on the agenda front sheet. 

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Election of Chair and Vice-Chair 2021-22

Councillor representatives on the Joint Consultative Committee (JCC) are asked to elect a Chair and Vice-Chair for the 2021-22 Municipal Year.


In accordance with the JCC Constitution, the nominee for position of Chair in 2021-22 should be from amongst the council members appointed by the London Borough of Brent.  The nominee for Vice-Chair should be from amongst the council members appointed by the London Borough of Barnet.


Apologies for Absence and clarification of any alternate members


Declarations of Interests

Members are invited to declare at this stage of the meeting, the nature and existence of any relevant disclosable pecuniary or personal interests in the items on this agenda and to specify the item(s) to which they relate.


Deputations (if any)

By prior arrangement with the Chair, persons who are not members of the Committee may attend to address the Committee on a particular issue or item. Any members of the public wishing to address the committee should submit their request at least 3 days before the meeting to the contact officer named on the agenda. The request will then be passed to the Chair for consideration.


Minutes of the previous meeting pdf icon PDF 216 KB

To approve the minutes of the previous meeting held on Thursday 4 March 2021 as a correct record.


Matters arising


Membership Application pdf icon PDF 94 KB

In accordance with the Joint Consultative Committee Constitution, the Consultative Committee is asked to consider a membership application received from Silver Jubilee Park Residents Association.


The Joint Consultative Committee is are asked to note that in considering the application, members must be satisfied that the organisation has sufficient interest in the Welsh Harp to justify its nomination.


Management Plan (Brent) pdf icon PDF 192 KB

This report presents progress on the Brent Reservoir / Welsh Harp Management Plan since the last meeting of the Committee and during the 2020/21 year to date.


The Management Plan is jointly managed by the three main land-holding organisations: Brent Council, the London Borough of Barnet, and the Canal & River Trust.

Additional documents:


Management Plan (Barnet) pdf icon PDF 539 KB

The Welsh Harp Joint Consultative Committee comprises British Waterways, Brent Council, Welsh Harp Conservation Group, Welsh Harp Sailing Association and Barnet Council.  The committee is a consultative committee and meets on a quarterly basis. The committee is invited to note and make comments on the on-going site management issues identified within the report during this quarter.


Welsh Harp Vision - Verbal Report

To receive a verbal update on the Welsh Harp ‘Vision’ project that involves Brent and Barnet Councils, the Canal and River Trust; the London Wildlife Trust, Greater London Authority and Thames 21.


Dates of Future Meetings

To note the following dates for future meetings of the Joint Consultative Committee:


·             Wednesday 17 November 2021 at 7pm – to be held as an online meeting

·             Thursday 10 March 2022 at 7pm – to be held as an online meeting


Any other urgent business

No business other than that appearing on the agenda shall be transacted at the meeting unless the Chair decides that it is urgent. Any member of the committee wishing to raise an item of urgent business should provide sufficient notice to permit consideration by the Chair.