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 real outpouring of emotion and gratitude towards Queen Elizabeth II over the period of mourning; the new Government’s proposal to announce a mini budget with the aims of boosting growth in the economy and helping people with the rising cost of living; the many people struggling across Staffordshire with rising energy bills, and prices going up in supermarkets, shops and petrol stations, and the Council’s proposals for a publicity campaign, directing people to help from the county and district councils, and in communities; Government reforms to the care system which were due to come into force next year and the huge uncertainty over the funding Councils will receive to enact these changes; the Council’s commitment to supporting everyone to lead as healthy and independent lives as possible, for as long as possible ; and eligible Staffordshire residents being encouraged  to get their covid booster and flu jab; be noted.

Publication date: 22/09/2022

Date of decision: 21/09/2022

Decided at meeting: 21/09/2022 - Cabinet