Full Council
Thursday, 5 March 2020 6.00 pm

Venue: The Place, Limes Walk, Oakengates, Telford, TF2 6EP

Contact: Deborah Moseley  01952 383215


No. Item


Prayers and Reflections


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 362 KB

To confirm the minutes of the last meeting of the Council.



Leader's Report & Announcements

The Leader of the Council may give an oral report on matters of significance to the Borough, comment upon the Cabinet decisions or make any announcements.


Mayor’s Announcements pdf icon PDF 215 KB

To note the Mayoral Engagements undertaken since the previous Council meeting.



Public Questions

To receive any questions from the public which have been submitted under Council Procedure Rules 7.11 and 7.12. The session will last no more than 15 minutes with a maximum of 2 minutes allowed for each question and answer. Questions can be asked of the Leader and Cabinet Members.


None received.


Cabinet Decisions Made Since the Last Meeting of the Council pdf icon PDF 327 KB

To receive the report on the Cabinet decisions made since publication of the last Council meeting agenda. Cabinet Members may speak on these decisions and Members may ask questions about key decisions of the relevant Cabinet Member for the purposes of clarification only.  Members are asked to note the additional delegations to officers granted at those meetings.

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Councillor Questions On Notice

To answer questions received under Council Procedure Rule 6.2.


NB      In accordance with the provisions of Council Procedure Rule 6.2.9 there will be a maximum of 30 minutes allowed for questions and answers.  Any question not answered within the 30 minute time limit will receive a written reply within 5 working days.



Review of the Terms of Reference for Health & Wellbeing Board pdf icon PDF 224 KB


Service & Financial Planning 2020/21 - 2022/23 pdf icon PDF 127 KB

To consider the reports listed below. Reports 9.1 to 9.4 were considered by Cabinet on 20 February 2020 for recommendation to Council for approval.

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Overview & Revenue Budget pdf icon PDF 810 KB

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Capital Strategy 2020/21 and Capital Programme pdf icon PDF 913 KB

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Investment Strategy Report 2020/21 and Treasury Strategy & Treasury Update Report 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 528 KB

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Prudential Indicators 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 285 KB


Council Tax Formal Resolutions for 2020/21 pdf icon PDF 270 KB



Notices of Motion


Councillor S A W Reynolds moved, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 7, the following Motion


“During the last three years since the last Ofsted inspection the government has slashed T&W funding, with the Revenue Support Grant being reduced by £8.485m (46%), but this labour Council continued to invest an extra £13.77m (53%) in our families.


This labour administration has a clear and ambitious vision for vulnerable children and families in Telford and Wrekin, and we have endeavoured to deliver excellent children services and ensure we provide first-class services that benefit children and their families.


This administration wants first-class children’s services for all families, this Council calls on the government to provide a comprehensive funding increase for Children’s Services for local authorities, to provide a service for every child that they would welcome for their own.”


The Motion will be seconded by Councillor P Watling.


Councillor T J Nelson moved, in accordance with Council Procedure Rule 7, the following Motion:-


“This Council undertakes to urgently plan and implement all appropriate and proactive measures to provide a comprehensive local response to the declared climate emergency.”


The Motion will be seconded by Councillor A Lawrence.