Decision details

Dispensation for Non-Attendance at Council Meetings due to Covid-19 Pandemic

Decision Maker: Chief Executive

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


That pursuant to his delegated authority and for reasons arising from the COVID-19 Pandemic the Chief Executive approves a dispensation for each Member from attending meetings of the Council until 20 December 2020.

Reasons for the decision:

The Chief Executive, pursuant to section 85 Local Government Act 1972, granted an extension to the six month attendance rule to prevent Councillors from ceasing to be Members of the authority for coronavirus related reasons.

Alternative options considered:


Declarations: None

Dispensations in respect of Executive Members: None

Contact: Justin Ives, Chief Executive Email: Email:

Publication date: 24/07/2020

Date of decision: 23/07/2020

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