The Full Council meeting of the District Council lasted just 24 minutes tonight – and that included about three minutes for prayers and a reading of a parable. It was really a rubber-stamping exercise and only two-thirds of the councillors turned up.
The key points were:
PS This was a short council meeting , but didn’t set a record. The shortest council meeting here of any description was probably a meeting of the Health and Housing Committee in about 1985. It was chaired by the late Ken Cope, started at 7:30 and they completed the agenda at 7:32. One member turned up late at 7:34 but it was already over….