Agenda item - Member Involvement

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Agenda item

Member Involvement

To consider the following matters raised by Councillors:


(a)           Petitions: to receive any petitions submitted to the full Council or at the meeting itself;


(b)           Written Questions: to consider any written questions;


(c)           Letters: to consider any letters;


1.    Councillor Hills – Multicultural School Book Fund


(d)           Notices of Motion: to consider any Notices of Motion referred from Council or submitted directly to the Committee.


18 (a)  Petitions


18.1    There were none


18 (b)  Written Questions


18.2    There were none


18.3 (c) Letters


18.3    The Chair noted that there was a letter from Councillor Hills and invited her to speak to the letter.


18.4    Councillor Hills thanked the Chair and read her letter and asked that the Committee support the Multicultural School Book Fund.


18.5    The Chair thanked Councillor Hills for the letter and said that the project were doing some amazing work, and was sure that all councillors would agree that additional books for schools were always welcome and that increasing diversity of school bookshelves was fantastic. The Chair suggested working on a joint statement with other groups about the project and ask them to promote it through their channels. She said that the administration was working with the Council’s Communications Team on this matter which included preparing a video which would be shared in due course. There would be a report on this project at the next meeting of the Committee.


18.6    Both opposition parties supported the initiative and the proposals in the letter.


18.7    RESOLVED: That the proposals in the letter would be taken forward.


18 (d) Notices of Motion


18.8    There were none.


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