County Council
Thursday, 14th February, 2019 10.00 am

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

Contact: Mike Bradbury  Email:

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General Housekeeping and Declaring an Interest pdf icon PDF 300 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 13 December 2018 pdf icon PDF 282 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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Petition: School Crossing Patrols pdf icon PDF 252 KB

In accordance with the County Councils’ petitions scheme, to consider the petition seeking the retention of funding for School Crossing Patrols.”

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Medium Term Financial Strategy 2019/2024 and 2019/20 Budget and Council Tax pdf icon PDF 1 MB

Joint report of the Leader of the Council and the Cabinet Member for Finance outlining how the Council will finance its operations over the next five years and recommending a budget to the Council for 2019/20.


NOTE: Members are reminded that, under Section 106 of the Local Government Finance Act 1992, if they are two months or more in arrears with their Council Tax it is an offence for them to vote on the budget. Members are also required to disclose at the meeting the fact that this Section applies to them.

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Statement of the Leader of the Council pdf icon PDF 429 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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Outcomes of Overview and Scrutiny Work July to December 2018 pdf icon PDF 367 KB

Report of the Chairman of the Corporate Review Committee

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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 from Susan Woodward pdf icon PDF 267 KB

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Question 2 from Alan Dudson pdf icon PDF 181 KB

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Question 3 from Charlotte Atkins pdf icon PDF 180 KB

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Question 4 from Charlotte Atkins pdf icon PDF 95 KB

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Question 5 from Ron Clarke pdf icon PDF 185 KB

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Question 6 from Syed Hussain pdf icon PDF 196 KB

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Question 7 from Kyle Robinson pdf icon PDF 192 KB

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Question 8 from Kyle Robinson pdf icon PDF 179 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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