Report of the Group Director of Operations
The Group Director of Operations submitted a report (previously circulated) to consider an application on behalf of Councillor Lister for an extension to the six-month period of her non-attendance at meetings due to ill health.
The submitted report stated that Section 85 of the Local Government Act 1972 stated that if a Member of a Local Authority failed throughout a period of six consecutive months, from the date of his/her last attendance, to attend any meeting of the authority, he/she shall, unless the failure was due to some reason approved by the Authority before the expiry of that period, cease to be a Member of the Authority.
was further reported that Councillor Lister had not attended any
Council or Committee meeting since 16 March 2022, and would cease
to be a Member of the Council from midnight on 15 September 2022,
unless the Council approved the reason for the
RESOLVED – That the request for an extension of non-attendance by reason of ill-health until Councillor Lister’s term of office has ended (May 2023), be agreed.