Agenda and minutes

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Overview / Refresher of Committee Role and Remit

The County Solicitor and Head of Democratic Services to present.


The Committee received an overview presentation from the County Solicitor and Head of Democratic Services on the role, remit and terms of reference for the Committee.




Minutes of the meeting held on 20th April 2021.


RESOLVED that the minutes of the meeting held on 20th April 2021 be signed as a correct record.



Items requiring urgent attention

Items which in the opinion of the Chair should be considered at the meeting as a matter of urgency.


There was no item raised as a matter of urgency.



Motions at Council - Item raised under Standing Order 23(2)


In accordance with Standing Order 23(2) Councillor Trail had requested that the Committee consider this matter, however, the item was withdrawn.



Council Meeting - 22 July 2021

To discuss the logistics and practical arrangements for the Council meeting currently scheduled for the 22 July 2021.


In view of the continued uncertainty regarding social distancing requirements, the Committee noted that the Council meeting on 22 July would take place at the Corn Exchange in Exeter.




·         that the Alderman ceremony be postponed until the October meeting;

·         that the Leadership Group would not be expected to attend the meeting;

·         that a reminder regarding Lateral Flow Testing and how to access them be sent to Group Leaders; and

·         that a further conversation would need to take place, involving public health and the health and safety team, regarding how Committee meetings and site visits would operate beyond any Government changes on the 19th July, notwithstanding a likely focus on personal responsibility moving forwards.