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Apologies for Absence


Apologies for absence were received from Councillors John Chesworth, Ben Price and Peter Thurgood


Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of Members’ interests (pecuniary and non-pecuniary) in any matters which are to be considered at this meeting.


When Members are declaring a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they have dispensation, they should specify the nature of such interest.  Members should leave the room if they have a pecuniary or non-pecuniary interest in respect of which they do not have a dispensation. 


There were no Declarations of Interest.


To receive any announcements from the Mayor, Leader, Members of the Cabinet or the Chief Executive




State of Tamworth Debate pdf icon PDF 119 KB

(Report of the Leader of the Council)


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The Leader of the Council, Councillor Jeremey Oates moved the following motion without notice under Rule 4.13(n),


To suspend rules: 4.14.4 (content and length of speeches),                   


                              4.14.5 (when a member may speak again)


                              4.14.14 (single issue debate)    




And for the duration of the March 2021 State of the Borough Debate Members will:


a)    be able to make a maximum of 2 speeches each and

b)    speak for a maximum of 5 minutes per speech


(Moved by Councillor J Oates and seconded by Councillor C Cooke)


The Leader of the Council presented his report.  The report focussed on the impact of the pandemic on Tamworth and how we recover from this going forward. 


Motions without notice rule 4.13


Interruption of the meeting rule 4.9.1




The meeting be continued past 8.30pm


(Moved by Councillor P Standen and seconded by Councillor C Cooke)


Following the debate the Leader thanked officers for help with compiling the report, thanked the technical team for use of videos during the meeting and thanked all Councillors for their input in the Debate and asked Democratic Services Officers to produce a summary of the points raised and refer to Scrutiny for consideration for work plans going forward and share with all members.