Remember: Extraordinary EDDC Meetings Today at 5.00pm and 5.30pm

These meeting are being recorded by EDDC for subsequent publication on the Council’s
website and will be streamed live to the Council’s Youtube Channel

Agenda for an Extraordinary Virtual meeting of the Council

Thursday, 28th May, 2020, 5.00 pm

Motion: to determine whether to hold a meeting to elect positions

‘Should the Council hold an Extraordinary General Meeting on 8th June 2020 at

6pm to elect the positions of Chairman and Vice-Chairman of the Council.’

Agenda for an Extraordinary Virtual meeting of the Council

Thursday, 28th May, 2020, 5.30pm

Motion: to elect a Leader and receive the Leader’s appointments

‘Following the resignation of Cllr Ben Ingham as the Leader that the Council elect

a new Leader for the remainder of the civic year and that Council receive the

Leader’s appointments of the Deputy Leader and the Cabinet and their Portfolios’.

Owl is adding as a footnote the comment Angie East made on the recent post concerning Cllr. Mike Davies’ resignation from the Conservatives in West Devon over Boris Johnson’s backing for Dominic Cummings’ “no regrets, no apology”. Cllr. Davies is a former Mayor of West Devon Borough Council.

Her comment reads:

Well done, Cllr MIke Davies.
A man of principle.
What will it take for principles, integrity and responsibility to be recognised and valued by our Prime Minister?

Well, how about if a few of our Conservative Councillors at EDDC took a leaf out of Cllr Davies’ book?

I’m not talking about the ones who will always be self-serving, always be ‘back -your-chums- no-matter-what’ animals.
There ARE some Conservative Councillors at EDDC who are really highly principled, put their public first and don’t always toe the party line.
I’d suggest that now is the time for them to choose to be Independent.

One thought on “Remember: Extraordinary EDDC Meetings Today at 5.00pm and 5.30pm

  1. 1. It will be interesting to see how the TIGGER / Conservative councillors vote given that the council is now rudderless – if they vote against holding a meeting to elect the Chairman and Leader of the Council what does this mean for the council and for democracy, and what does it say about those councillors voting against this?

    2 I am unclear why the elections for Committee membership are not also included in the scope of these motions. Committees do need to operate, and so members need to be elected.


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