County Council
Thursday, 13th December, 2018 10.00 am

Venue: Council Chamber, County Buildings, Stafford. View directions

Contact: Mike Bradbury  Email:

Webcast: View the webcast

No. Item

General Housekeeping and Declaring an Interest pdf icon PDF 300 KB


Apologies for absence (if any)


Declarations of Interest under Standing Order 16


Confirmation of the minutes of the Council meeting held on 11 October 2018 pdf icon PDF 190 KB


Chairman's Correspondence

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


Statement of the Leader of the Council pdf icon PDF 205 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


Notices of Motion

(a) Mrs C. Atkins to move the following motion:

“In view of the level of public concern and the impact of the Autumn Budget, this Council urges the Cabinet to reconsider their decision to end funding for school crossing patrols.”


(b)  Mr Atkins to move the following motion:


“This Council uses its influence with partners in the public and private sectors to improve opportunities for those who are care leavers in employment and training, so when they leave our care they have the same opportunities and aspirations as other young people, and also to help those who are workless who need help in returning to work.”


Recommendations to the Council


Changes to the Constitution - All Party Working Groups pdf icon PDF 193 KB

Additional documents:


Review of Audit & Standards Committee Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 319 KB

Additional documents:


Report of the Chairman of the Staffordshire Police, Fire and Crime Panel pdf icon PDF 275 KB



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



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


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)




Dismissal and Redundancy Arrangements - Chief Officer and S151 Officer - Director of Finance and Resources

(Information exempt from publication by virtue of paragraph 1 of schedule 12A of the Local Government Act 1972, and the Data Protection Act 1998)


Report of the Chief Executive