Agenda and minutes


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Apologies for Absence pdf icon PDF 156 KB


Apologies for absence were received from Councillor T Skinner.


Declarations of Interest

Members are reminded of their personal responsibility to declare any personal and prejudicial interest in respect of matters contained in this agenda in accordance with the provisions of the Local Government and Finance Act 1992 relating to Council Tax, the Local Government Act 2000, the Council’s Constitution and the Members Code of Conduct




(a)  Members are reminded that they must identify the item number and subject matter that their interest relates to and signify the nature of the personal interest and


(b)  Where Members withdraw from a Meeting as a consequence of the disclosure of a prejudicial interest they must notify the Chair when they leave


No Declarations of Interest were made.


3-16 Voluntary Aided Catholic School – Site Consultation 2022 pdf icon PDF 588 KB

To consider report of the Chief Officer Education

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Councillor L Mytton referred the Council to the ‘3-16 Voluntary Aided Catholic School – Site Consultation 2022’ report and moved the recommendation as detailed in Paragraph 2.1 of the report.


Questions were then raised by the Members on the report and were responded to in detail by the Officers.


Comments were also made by the Members in relation to the report.


Resolved that:


The location of the new 3-16 Voluntary Aided School on the current Bishop Hedley RC High School site, with school sports pitch provided on Plateau 2 of the Buttercup Fields be approved.


To deal with any other urgent business or correspondence


Estyn Report


Councillor L Mytton Leader of the Council referred to the recently published Estyn Report in relation to Educational Services.


The Leader then conveyed her thanks to the Chief Education Officer and her team, Councillor H R Jones Scrutiny Chair and everybody’s hard work in bringing about this positive Estyn Report.


Statutory Improvement and Assurance Board


Councillor L Mytton referred to the announcement made in conjunction with Rebecca Evans MS Minister for Finance and Local Government that the Assurance Board was stepping down with effect from 31 March 2022 with the last Board Meeting having taken place.


Councillor Mytton also thanked the Cabinet Members, Councillors K O’Neill, D Roberts, C Jones and J Amos for their support in Meetings held over this period of time.


Councillor L Mytton also thanked all the Officers involved to bring about this stepping down of the Assurance Board.


To receive communications from Their Worship the Mayor


No Communications were received from their Worship the Mayor.


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