Decision details

Councillor David Irving - Local Government Act 1972 – Section 85 - Attendance at Meetings

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report requests authority to approve and authorise the absence of Councillor David Irving from attendance at Council and Committee Meetings pursuant to Section 85 of the Local Government Act 1972.


The Mayor reported that this item had been withdrawn from consideration at the meeting due to the attendance of Councillor Irving at the meeting, and she extended a warm welcome to Councillor Irving upon his return to the Council Chamber following his major surgery earlier this year.


Councillor Irving thanked Members of the Council for the cards, letters and telephone calls he had received from them during his stay in hospital and following his return home after his operation.

Report author: Paul Fraser

Publication date: 18/05/2023

Date of decision: 20/04/2023

Decided at meeting: 20/04/2023 - Council

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