Wolverhampton City Council – Full Council Today

Today Is Wolverhampton City Council – Full Council please find the Agenda for today below.IMG_0583 Combined Authority Debate 23-8-15


Council Wednesday, 4th November, 2015 5.45 pm

Venue: Council Chamber – Civic Centre, St Peter’s Square, Wolverhampton WV1 1SH. View directions

Contact: Adam Hadley  01902 555043 or Email: adam.hadley@wolverhampton.gov.uk


No. Item
1. Apologies for absence
2. Declarations of interest
3. Minutes of previous meeting PDF 97 KB
4. Communications[To receive the Mayor’s announcements]
5. Petition 148-15 Save Elderly Care in Wolverhampton PDF 101 KB [To receive a petition, the response of the Cabinet Member for Adults and to determine how the Council should respond to the petition.]

Additional documents:

6. Review of Polling Districts, Polling Places and Polling Stations PDF 112 KB [To agree the polling stations to be employed for the 2016 City Council and Police and Crime Commissioner elections.]

Additional documents:

7. Special Appointments Committee[To establish a Special Appointments Committee for the purpose of appointing to the position of Service Director – City Environment and that the following membership be approved with the option of nominating substitute councillors if required:


Councillor Steve Evans (Labour)

Councillor Johnson (Labour)

Councillor Lawrence (Labour)

Councillor Paul Singh (Conservative)

Councillor Sweet (Labour)

Councillor Sweetman (Labour)

Councillor Thompson (Conservative)]


8. Executive Business PDF 77 KB [To receive the summary of executive business and for Cabinet Members to answer any questions thereon.]
9. Questions to Cabinet MembersBusiness Week and Small Business Saturday

Councillor Wendy Thompson to ask the Leader of the Council, Councillor Roger Lawrence:


Can the Leader of the Council indicate how the authority intends to mark Small Business Saturday on 5th December 2015, this being an excellent opportunity for all public institutions to celebrate the role of small businesses in our local economies, and also to set out the outcomes so far from the recent Business Week held in the city in terms of the extra inward investment that has been secured as a direct result of the preparatory work done to organise that week of events?


West Midlands Combined Authority

Councillor Wendy Thompson to ask the Leader of the Council, Councillor Roger Lawrence:


Can the Leader of the Council give and update on the position with the West Midlands Combined Authority, and progress with moving towards a bid for a Devolution Deal for the West Midlands?


BME Community in Teaching in Wolverhampton

Councillor Paul Singh to ask the Cabinet Member for Education, Councillor Claire Darke:


Given that the between 35% and 40% of Wolverhampton’s population are from a BME background, could the Cabinet Member indicate the number of BME teachers in Wolverhampton schools and what percentage of the teaching profession in Wolverhampton this constitutes?


Phil Bateman

Phil Bateman is Married to Mary and lives in Wednesfield North. He was a long serving local politician having served previously on the now defunct West Midlands County Council... read more


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