Decision details

Leaders and Composition of Political Groups

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

The Council considered the report of the Director of Strategy, Performance and Governance seeking ratification of the Leader Designate as Leader of the Maldon District Council.

 

In accordance with Procedure Rule No. 13 (3) Councillor E L Bamford requested a recorded vote and this was duly seconded. 

 

The Chairman put to the Council that the Leader-designate (Councillor E L Bamford) be ratified as the Leader of the Council until the Statutory Annual meeting of the Council.  In accordance with the earlier request for a recorded vote, the voting was as follows:

 

For the recommendation:

Councillors E L Bamford, M G Bassenger, Miss A M Beale, B S Beale, Mrs P A Channer, R P F Dewick, M F L Durham, M R Edwards, Mrs J L Fleming, A S Fluker, M S Heard, M W Helm, A L Hull, K W Jarvis, J V Keyes, C P Morley, S P Nunn, R H Siddall, N J Skeens, J Stilts, C Swain, Mrs M E Thompson and Miss S White.

 

Against the recommendation:

Councillors V J Bell, K M H Lagan, C Mayes and C Morris.

 

Abstention:

Councillors N G F Shaughnessy and W Stamp.

 

The Chairman declared this was therefore agreed.

 

RESOVLVED that the Leader-designate (Councillor E L Bamford) be ratified as the Leader of the Council until the Statutory Annual meeting of the Council.

 

Following her appointment as Leader of the Council, Councillor Bamford thanked Officers and Members for their support and outlined her plans as Leader.  Congratulations were then offered by other Members of the Council.

Publication date: 22/10/2020

Date of decision: 01/10/2020

Decided at meeting: 01/10/2020 - Council

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