Full Council - Wednesday, 15th July, 2020 7.30 pm

Venue: Virtually - Microsoft Teams Live. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services  Email:

No. Item


Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Disclosures of Interest pdf icon PDF 132 KB

In accordance with the Council’s Code of Conduct, Councillors of the Council are reminded that it is a requirement to declare interests where appropriate.


Election of Mayor 2020/ 2021

To elect a Mayor for the Council year 2020/ 2021.


Election of Deputy Mayor 2020/ 2021

To elect a Deputy Mayor for the Council year 2020/ 2021.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 551 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Full Council held on 26 February 2020.

Additional documents:


Communications including Vote of Thanks to the Retiring Mayor and their Consort.

To receive and consider any announcements and communications.


·         The Mayor will, during this item, move a vote of thanks to the Retiring Mayor and Mayor's Consort.*


·         It is noted that the current Youth Mayor (Leon Mukazi) and Youth Deputy Mayor (Shelly Sharma) are continuing their positions in 2020-21.


·          To receive any written Cabinet Members’ announcements.



*NB – There will no presentation of Mayoral Badges to the Retiring Mayor due to the meeting taking place virtually. Instead this will take place at the first non-virtual Full Council meeting.


Notice of Motion 1 - Motion of No Confidence pdf icon PDF 84 KB

To consider, in accordance with Full Council Procedure Rule 1.2–H, the following Notice of Motion to be moved by Councillor Crow and seconded by Councillor McCarthy.


Review of Political Proportionality, Constitution of Committees and Appointments to Outside Organisations and Proposed Cabinet and their Portfolio Holder Responsibilities for 2020 - 2021 (Recommendation 1 & 2) pdf icon PDF 445 KB

To consider report LDS/159 of the Head of Legal, Democracy and HR.

(Report to Follow)


Public Question Time pdf icon PDF 88 KB

To answer public questions under Full Council Procedure Rule 1.2-D. The questions must be on matters which are relevant to the functions of the Council, and should not include statements.


One supplementary question from the questioner will be allowed.


Up to 30 minutes is allocated to Public Question Time.


Consideration of Full Council Recommendations and Call-In Decisions pdf icon PDF 187 KB

To consider the following Recommendations


·      Recommendation 3 – Appointment of Interim Monitoring Officer  (page 25)


·      Recommendation 4 – Budget Monitoring – Quarter 4 – Cabinet – 24 June 2020 –

(page 73)


·      Recommendation 5 – HRA Budget for Purchase of Land or Property – Cabinet –

24 June 2020 (Part B item) – (page 82)


·      Recommendation 6   Decisions Taken Under Emergency Urgency Powers – Governance Committee – 6 July 2020 (To Follow)



There were no items Called-In to the Full Council for its consideration. 



NB – In advance of the meeting Political Groups will identify which recommendations they do not wish to reserve for debate.


Councillors' Questions Time pdf icon PDF 170 KB

There will be a maximum of 30 minutes for Councillors’ Question Time (CQT). Councillors may ask questions relating to either a Portfolio issue or with regard to the functions delegated to a Committee.


There are two methods for Councillors asking questions:


1.    Councillors can submit written questions in advance of the meeting and written answers will be provided on the evening of the Full Council.


2.    Councillors can verbally ask questions during the CQT.


Councillors have the opportunity to ask oral supplementary questions in relation to either of the methods above.


Receiving the Minutes of the Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Commission and Other Committees including Items for Debate pdf icon PDF 98 KB

To receive the minutes of the meetings of the Cabinet, Overview and Scrutiny Commission and Committees, as listed on page 27, and set out in the appendices to this item and to debate any Reserved Items contained within those Minutes.



NB:  In advance of the meeting Political Groups can identify any items they wish to debate as a Reserved Item.  These Reserved Items will then be the only matters to be the subject of debate.


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Supplemental Agenda

Any urgent item(s) complying with Section 100(B) of the Local Government Act 1972.