NOTE: The deadline for receipt of amendments to all reports published with the Council agenda is midnight, Monday 18 March.
Amendment by Residents’ Group NOT CARRIED by 28 votes to 24; deemed motion by Administration CARRIED by 28 votes to 24.
A report of Governance Committee proposed some amendment to the Council Procedure Rules. This followed the delegation by Council to Governance Committee in March 2018 of a review of this issue.
The proposals put forward sought to improve the efficient and effective conduct of business transacted at full Council within the time available.
Deemed motion on behalf of the Administration
That the report be adopted and its recommendations carried into effect.
Amendment on behalf of the Residents’ Group
That all recommendations to Council in the report be replaced with the following:
In order to ensure that this council works in a fair and equitable manner, this council calls for a proper cross party review of the Council Procedure rules with a view of reporting back to the Governance Committee at the earliest opportunity.
Following debate, the amendment on behalf of the Residents’ Group was NOT CARRIED by 28 votes to 24 (see division 1) and the deemed motion on behalf of the Administration was CARRIED by 28 votes to 24 (see division 2).
The agreed revised set of Council Procedure Rules is shown as appendix 1 to these minutes.