County Council
Thursday, 16th February, 2017 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber - County Buildings

Contact: Mike Bradbury  Email:

Webcast: View the webcast

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General Housekeeping and Declaring an Interest pdf icon PDF 204 KB

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Apologies for absence (if any)

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Declarations of Interest under Standing Order 16

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Confirmation of the minutes of the Council meeting held on 8 December 2016 pdf icon PDF 497 KB

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Chairman's Correspondence

The Chairman will mention a range of recent items of news which may be of interest to Members

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Our vision for Staffordshire - Strategic Plan 2014-2018 and the Business Plan 2017-18 pdf icon PDF 216 KB

Joint report of the Leader of the Council and Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Strategy, Finance and Corporate Matters outlining what the Council aims to achieve over as outlined in the Strategic Plan

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Medium Term Financial Strategy 2017/22 and 2017/18 Budget and Council Tax pdf icon PDF 537 KB

Joint report of the Leader of the Council and Deputy Leader and Cabinet Member for Strategy, Finance and Corporate Matters outlining how the Council will finance its operations over the next five years and recommending a budget to the Council for 2017/18

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Statement of the Leader of the Council pdf icon PDF 207 KB

The Leader will inform the Council about his work and his plans for the Council, and will give an overview of decisions taken by the Cabinet (and Portfolio Holders) since the previous meeting of the Council

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Notices of Motion

Mrs C. Atkins to move the following motion:


This Council calls on the Cabinet to review its decision regarding the costs of maintaining fixed equipment to assist people with disabilities in their own homes

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Recommendations to Council pdf icon PDF 208 KB

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Report of the Chairman of the Staffordshire Police and Crime Panel pdf icon PDF 257 KB

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Report of the Chairman of the Stoke-on-Trent and Staffordshire Fire and Rescue Authority pdf icon PDF 232 KB

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Questions to be asked by Members of the County Council of the Leader of the Council, a Cabinet Member, or a Chairman of a Committee.  The question will be answered by the relevant Member and the Member asking the question may then ask a follow up question which will also be answered

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Question 1 Ron Clarke to Mark Deaville pdf icon PDF 187 KB

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Question 2 Trish Rowlands to Ian Parry pdf icon PDF 89 KB

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Question 3 Charlotte Atkins to Alan White pdf icon PDF 282 KB

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Question 4 Charlotte Atkins to Ben Adams pdf icon PDF 186 KB

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Question 5 Mark Olszewski to Mark Deaville pdf icon PDF 94 KB

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Question 6 Philip Jones to Alan White pdf icon PDF 181 KB

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Question 7 George Adamson to Mark Sutton pdf icon PDF 203 KB

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An opportunity for Members to present and speak on petitions submitted by their constituents

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Exclusion of the Public

The Chairman of the Council will move the following motion so that the County Council can consider confidential business in private:-


“That the public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business which involve the likely disclosure of exempt information as defined in the paragraphs of Part 1 of Schedule 12A (as amended) of the Local Government Act 1972 indicated below”.




(All reports in this section are on pink paper)



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