Agenda item

Members' Apologies at Meetings


Committee received the Report of the Assistant Chief Executive and Chief Digital Officer in relation to the submission of apologies at meetings by elected Members.


Following in depth discussion it was:


RESOLVED:  that Option 2, as contained in the circulated report, be commended to Council as this Authority’s Policy for Submission of Apologies at Meetings, subject to ‘Apologies due to ilness’ being amended to ‘Apologies due to ill health’ and the comments being amended to read ‘unable to attend due to ill health (including hospital appointments)’ and that apologies submitted after the start of the meeting only be accepted in exceptional circumstances.

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