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Service updates due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Cabinet and committee meetings - democratic continuity

Last updated on 14 May 2021

In light of the Government’s guidance on social distancing, we are undertaking all public meetings remotely via Zoom up until 6 May 2021. Decision-making meetings from 7 May 2021 onwards, will be held via a hybrid system with the actual decision makers e.g. members of the Council/Committee/Board etc. and key officers meeting in person, normally at the Town Hall, Torquay.  All other people which includes persons who have registered to speak, are encouraged to attend remotely via Zoom.

People will not be prohibited from attending meetings in person but where that number exceeds our maximum Covid-19 secure numbers, the meeting will be adjourned to enable the meeting to continue safely in an alternative location.

Joining instructions for our public meetings will continue to be published on the agenda for the meeting, to enable public access and participation, where appropriate.

Where persons would like to attend meetings in person, it is requested that they notify our Governance Support Team on 207087 or governance.support@torbay.gov.uk, so that arrangements can be made to ensure meetings are held, in accordance with Covid secure guidelines.