Parish Council Remote Meetings Protocols and Procedures

The Parish Council now conduct all meetings using Zoom, as provided for in the Local Authorities and Police and Crime Panel (Coronavirus) (Flexibility of Local Authority and Police and Crime Panel Meeting) (England and Wales) Regulations 2020 No. 392 (The Regulations).
The Regulations, made under section 78 of the Coronavirus Act 2020, apply notwithstanding any other legislation or current or pre-existing standing orders or any other rules of the Parish Council governing meetings and remain valid until 7th May 2021. This means that wherever there is a conflict, these Remote Meeting Procedure Rules take precedence in relation to any remote meeting.

The Remote Meetings Protocols and Procedures can be downloaded here. The document provides guidance on how remore Council meetings will be conducted and provides guidance on how members of the public can access, to observe or to speak (when permitted), Council and committee meetings.