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 Chair then introduced himself and welcomed all those in attendance and viewing the meeting via YouTube. He also took the opportunity to welcome Doug Barrow, representing the Ward of Aldgate, to his first meeting of the Committee.
Apologies for absence were received from Deputy Peter Dunphy, Tracey Graham, Alderwoman Susan Langley, Oliver Lodge and Andrew Mayer.