The Town Clerk opened the meeting by introducing herself and stating that the Committee was quorate.
A roll call of Members present was undertaken.
The Town Clerk highlighted that the meeting was being recorded as well as live streamed and would be made available on the City Corporation’s YouTube page for a period of time after the meeting had concluded. With this in mind, it was confirmed that participants in the meeting had all individually agreed and given their consent to being recorded and that all personal data would be processed in accordance with the Data Protection Act 2018. The Town Clerk highlighted that, for further information on this, viewers could contact the City Corporation using the details provided on the public webpages.
The Committee’s most senior Member present (Barbara Newman) moved that the Committee’s most senior Alderman present (Alderman Sir David Wootton) take the Chair ahead of the election of a Chairman at agenda item 4. This motion was seconded, and Sir David Wootton took the Chair.
Apologies were received from Tracey Graham, Christopher Hill, Deputy Tom Hoffman, Alderman Alastair King and James de Sausmarez.