Councillor Paul Follows - Non Pecuniary - He was a member and Leader of Godalming Town Council, a body that has now objected in writing to the application. He was involved in the meeting of the Policy and Management Committee of Godalming Town Council which considered this application, in the chair. He abstained when called to vote and offered no opinion on the application during the discussion.
He had also met with the applicant, residents and the local County Councillor regarding the application.
Councillor Paul Rivers - Non Pecuniary - He had attended the Godalming Town Council meeting regarding this application and had been in favour of the application at that time. He now came to this meeting with an open mind.
Councillor Steve Cosser - Non Pecuniary - As a Godalming Town Councillor and Waverley Borough Councillor for Charterhouse ward he had been involved in a number of discussions about this application with both the applicant and their representatives as well as with local residents opposed to the application. He had also discussed the application with the planning case officer on two occasions.
Additionally, he was involved in a meeting of Godalming Town Council on 19 June 2019 at which this application was discussed. At that meeting he offered some preliminary thoughts on the application but made clear that he was undecided on the application and would listen carefully to views expressed at the Town Council and subsequently at the Joint Planning Committee by other Councillors before reaching a view. He abstained on the resolution passed by the Town Council.