Issue - meetings
Approval of resolution for reason of member non-attendance at meetings
Meeting: 12/07/2021 - Council (Item 18.)
1.1 To receive a report from the Director of Legal, HR, Audit & Investigations seeking approval to extend the reasons under which a waiver may be granted for the non-attendance of any member at a meeting of the Council, Cabinet or any committee or sub-committee of the Council within a 6 month period for circumstances related to Covid-19.
Council RESOLVED to approve in relation to each member of the Council, in accordance with Section 85 of the Local Government Act 1972, the following reason set out below in respect of non-attendance of any member until the Council’s annual meeting in May 2022:
The councillor has been unable to attend as a member (including remote attendance during the period that the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panels (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meetings) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 were in force) any relevant meeting (as defined within paragraph 3.1 of the report) throughout a 6-month period due to the circumstances set out in section 3.4 of the report.