Decision details

Leader's Update

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Decision – That the oral report of the Leader of the Council giving an update on a range of issues including the nationwide Covid-19 vaccination roll out, commencing with people over 70 and the clinically extremely vulnerable;  the opening of eight new testing centres across the county for people without symptoms; the Council’s on-going work to support Staffordshire businesses, safeguard jobs, creating new apprenticeships and helping people back into the workplace;  progress on the Lichfield Southern Bypass and Stafford Western Access Routes – two major schemes that will reduce congestion and unlock land for new business and housing; the recent announcement by Asos that they will be building a new £90m distribution centre in Lichfield, creating up to 2,000 jobs; and the outstanding work our teachers, school staff and early years providers are doing to care for the youngest children in Staffordshire and keep schools open for the children of key workers as well as vulnerable children, at the same time as supporting the majority of children to keep learning at home; be noted.

Publication date: 21/01/2021

Date of decision: 20/01/2021

Decided at meeting: 20/01/2021 - Cabinet