Decision details

Vice-Chairman's Statutory Declaration of Acceptance of Office

Decision Maker: Statutory Annual Council

Decision status: For Determination

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Councillor S P Nunn made the Statutory Declaration of Acceptance of the Office of Vice-Chairman of the Council.


The Chairman thanked Members for electing him to this position and he endorsed the earlier statement made by Councillor Heard.  He referred to the conduct of Councillor Heard in the role as Chairman of the Council as being extraordinary and he highlighted how Councillor Heard had worked at times under extreme pressure.  The Chairman also welcomed Councillor Spenceley to the meeting.


The Chairman advised the Council that he would be a-political in the Chamber and would discontinue any association with the Conservative Group.  However because of the 1989 Local Government and Housing Act and political balance he would remain a Member of the Conservative Group.


Councillor S P Nunn informed the Council that he was an Independent Non-Aligned Councillor and would not be joining any political group or showing political bias.

Publication date: 13/06/2022

Date of decision: 12/05/2022

Decided at meeting: 12/05/2022 - Statutory Annual Council