Decision details


Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Consideration was given to the report of the Corporate Director of Transformation, Housing & Resources, as contained on pages 151 to 154 of the Book of Reports, which provided an update position on the future of a Youth Mayor/Ambassador.


A Motion to approve the recommendation at paragraph 2 of the report, was moved and seconded.


An Amendment, that the Report with the information agreed by Full Council on the 12 October 2022 be brought to the February 2024 Meeting of the Full Council, was moved and seconded.


A vote was taken on the Amendment, which at the request of a Member, was recorded as follows:


FOR:                Councillors Bailey, Blundell, Daniels, Eccles, de Freitas, Gordon, Howard, Juckes, Mrs Marshall, Rear, Rigby, Webster, D Westley, Mrs Westley, Whittington and Witter (SIXTEEN)


AGAINST:        Councillors Aldridge, Anderson, Burnside, Coughlan, Cummins, Devine, Dowling, Fennell, Fillis, Finch, Fowler, Furey, Gagen, N Hennessy, P Hennessy, Lawson, Lloyd, Marsh-Pritchard, Molloy, Nixon, Owen, Parlour, Patel, Pryce-Roberts, West and Yates (TWENTY SIX)


ABSTENSION: Councillor Hesketh (ONE)


The Amendment was LOST.


A vote was taken on the Motion, which was CARRIED.


RESOLVED:   That further work be undertaken to explore best value options to promote youth involvement in decision making and youth related activities within the borough whether that be via a Youth Mayor/Ambassador or other role/mechanism.


Publication date: 15/11/2023

Date of decision: 18/10/2023

Decided at meeting: 18/10/2023 - Council

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