Freedom of information response

Virtual council meetings

Publication date: 
Thursday 30 July 2020
Request: 

1. 

a. Since March 23 2020, have you held any virtual meetings of your executive? 

b. If the answer to a) is Yes, please state on what date the first meeting took place.

c. If the answer to a) is Yes, please state how many such meetings took place in total between March 23 and June 23.

  1.   

a. Since March 23, 2020, have you held any virtual meetings of the full council?

b. If the answer to a) is Yes, please state on what date the first meeting took place?

c. If the answer to a) is Yes, please state how many such meetings took place in total between March 23 and June 23.

3. Since March 23 2020, has the council made it possible for the public to participate in council meetings virtually? If Yes, please give a brief description.

Response: 
  1. 17 June  – Hybrid meeting of Cabinet.
  2. Our first meeting of Council was 8 July.
  3. Yes, we have a significant number of co-opted members of the public on a number of our committees and they have all been able to participate as usual.

The first meeting this happened at was our Corporate Parenting Committee on 2 June, this included 5 members of the public.

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Request reference:
FOI 10089