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 Staffordshire Ironman event on 12 June which saw 3,000 people taking part and the tragic news that one of the entrants died after falling ill during the swim – the Council’s thoughts are with the gentleman’s family; the Platinum Jubilee celebrations which included hundreds of events and street parties taking place across the county; Staffordshire residents recognised in the Queen’s Birthday Honours this month including Catherine Mann, the Council’s interim Assistant Director for Culture, Rural & Safer Communities, for her national work promoting a literate, kinder society, as well as being the head of the county’s library service for more than a decade; the work to improve digital connections across Staffordshire through Project Gigabit whereby the County Council will work with broadband and mobile providers, developers and government, to give Staffordshire properties access to gigabit speeds by 2030; the launch of the  holiday activities and food programme ahead of the summer school break which is free for 5-16 year olds who receive free school meals or other related benefits; and the retirement of the Council’s Deputy Chief Executive and Director for Families and Communities, Helen Riley; be noted.

Publication date: 16/06/2022

Date of decision: 15/06/2022

Decided at meeting: 15/06/2022 - Cabinet