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 lifting of covid restrictions on 19 July being great news for people and businesses across Staffordshire; the increase in Covid cases in parts of Staffordshire and across the country; hospitalisations and deaths remaining low thanks to the vaccine programme; the need for people to take personal responsibility as fewer restrictions increases the risk of people catching the virus; the Council’s plans to accelerate action on climate change; the continuing investment in the infrastructure Staffordshire people and businesses need to thrive; the recent media coverage of the National Football Centre at St George’s Park near Burton; the return of the Staffordshire 70.3 Ironman on 18 July; and the Council’s best wishes to all of our Staffordshire Olympians taking part in the Tokyo Olympics, including reigning 100m breaststroke champion Adam Peaty, boxer Frazer Clarke, canoeist Adam Burgess and triple jumper Ben Williams, be noted.

Publication date: 22/07/2021

Date of decision: 21/07/2021

Decided at meeting: 21/07/2021 - Cabinet