County Council - Thursday 16th May 2024 10:00am

Venue: Council Chamber, County Buildings, Stafford. View directions

Contact: Mike Bradbury  Email:


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General Housekeeping and Declaring an Interest pdf icon PDF 102 KB

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Election of the Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year

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Apologies for absence (if any)

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Declarations of Interest under Standing Order 16

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Confirmation of the minutes of the Council meeting held on 14 March 2024 pdf icon PDF 220 KB

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Election of the Vice-Chairman of the Council for the ensuing year

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Chairman's Correspondence

The Chairman will mention a range of recent items of news which may be of interest to Members

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Statement of the Leader of the Council pdf icon PDF 111 KB

The Leader will inform the Council about his work and his plans for the Council, and will give an overview of decisions taken by the Cabinet (and Portfolio Holders) since the previous meeting of the Council

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Changes to Constitution Requiring Approval from County Council pdf icon PDF 109 KB

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Members' Allowances Scheme - Independent Remuneration Panel Report pdf icon PDF 45 KB

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Annual Report of the Audit and Standards Committee 2023/24 pdf icon PDF 241 KB

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Committee Membership (to be circulated at the meeting)

To consider the appointment of the members to Committees on the nomination of Group Leaders.

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Appointment of Chairmen and Vice-Chairmen of Committees and Panels (to be circulated at the meeting)

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Appointment of members to Outside Bodies 2024/25 (to be circulated at the meeting)

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Questions pdf icon PDF 99 KB

Questions to be asked by Members of the County Council of the Leader of the Council, a Cabinet Member, or a Chairman of a Committee. The question will be answered by the relevant Member and the Member asking the question may then ask a follow up question which will also be answered

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An opportunity for Members to present and speak on petitions submitted by their constituents

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Exclusion of the Public

The Chairman of the Council will move the following motion so that the County Council can consider confidential business in private:


“That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business which involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Local Government Act 1972 indicated below”.



Part Two

(All reports in this section are on pink paper)



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Confirmation of the exempt minutes of the Council meeting held on 14 March 2024