Full Council
Thursday, 14 January 2021 6.00 pm

Venue: Remote Meeting

Contact: Stacey Worthington  01952 384382


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Prayers and Reflections


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest


Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 530 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 117 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.


The following question to Cllr E Callear, Cabinet Member for Leisure, Libraries and Culture has been submitted by Richard Handley:


While carrying out the redevelopment of Horsehay Pool could you consider allowing paddle boarding and Kayaking to take place? At present there is no publicly available water to carry out these activities other than flowing water of the Severn in Telford. It would have lots of health benefits.


Cabinet Decisions Made Since the Last Meeting of the Council pdf icon PDF 230 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.


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.



Setting the Council Tax Base for 2021/22 pdf icon PDF 273 KB


Recommendations from Cabinet

Cabinet - 7 January 2021


2020/21 Financial Monitoring Report


Fin Mgt Report - Full Council 14 January 2021 - FINAL pdf icon PDF 205 KB

Additional documents:


Notices of Motion


Councillor N A Dugmore will propose the following Motion:-

“This Council calls for an immediate review of the relationship between Telford and Wrekin local planning authority and ATP the private planning consultancy established by this Council to avoid any perception that applicants paying to use this consultancy have an unfair advantage.


The Motion will be seconded by Councillor I T W Fletcher.



Councillor S Bentley will propose the following Motion:-

“Transparency through consultation with stakeholders and elected members is a key element of Local Government and should be fully incorporated into the decision making process of Telford and Wrekin Council.”


The Motion will be seconded by Councillor N A Dugmore.


Councillor N A Dugmore will propose the following Motion:-

“This Council has no confidence in the Future Fit hospital reorganisation programme.


The Motion will be seconded by Councillor A J Eade.