Annual Council, Full Council - Friday, 26th May, 2023 7.30 pm

Venue: Committee Rooms A B & C - New Town Hall. View directions

Contact: Democratic Services  Email:

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Apologies for Absence

To receive any apologies for absence.


Disclosures of Interest

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


Election of the Mayor for 2023-2024

To elect a Mayor for the Council year 2023 – 2024.



Election of the Deputy Mayor for the Council year 2023 – 2024

To elect a Deputy Mayor for the Council year 2023 – 2024


Election of the Youth Mayor and the Youth Deputy Mayor 2023 - 2024

The Mayor will call up the newly elected Youth Mayor Jake Picknell to the top table to present the Chain of Office, and the newly elected Youth Deputy Mayor Elijah Norton to present the Badge of Office.


On behalf of the Council, the Mayor will convey their congratulations to both upon their election.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 291 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting of the Full Council held on 29 March 2023.



Extend a vote of thanks to the outgoing Mayorality.



To receive and consider any announcements or communications, including any additional Cabinet Member announcements.


Results of Elections - May 2023 pdf icon PDF 190 KB

To receive the Returning Officer’s report on the results of the Borough elections held on 4 May 2023, CEx/063.



Review of Political Proportionality, Constitution of Committees and Appointments to Outside Organisations 2023- 2024 pdf icon PDF 89 KB

To consider report LDS/199 of the Head Governance, People & Performance.


Additional documents:


Appointment of an Independent Person pdf icon PDF 59 KB

To consider report LDS/201 of the Head of Governance, People and Performance as the Council’s Monitoring Officer.


Supplemental Agenda

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