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Agenda and minutes

Venue: To be held at the Town Hall, Pinstone Street, Sheffield, S1 2HH

Contact: Emily Standbrook-Shaw, Policy and Improvement Officer  Email:

Webcast: View the webcast

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Apologies for Absence

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Exclusion of Public and Press

To identify items where resolutions may be moved to exclude the press and public

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Declarations of Interest pdf icon PDF 88 KB

Members to declare any interests they have in the business to be considered at the meeting

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Public Questions and Petitions

To receive any questions or petitions from members of the public

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Governance Review - Evidence Gathering Session 2 pdf icon PDF 152 KB

Report of the Policy and Improvement Officer



10.00 am to 12.30 pm – Local Organisations with an Interest in Governance and Decision Making



10.00 am to 10.45 am – It’s Our City

10.45 am to 11.15 am – Nigel Slack, Active Citizen

11.15 am to 11.45 am – Vicky Seddon, Co-ordinator, Sheffield 4 Democracy

11.45 am to 12.30 pm – Discussion and identifying key points to take forwards


12.30 pm to 1.15 pm – Break for Lunch


1.15 pm to 2.15 pm – Views of the Voluntary Sector and Business Community



Maddy Desforges, Chief Executive, Voluntary Action Sheffield

Richard Wright, Policy and Representation, Sheffield Chamber of Commerce


2.15 pm to 3.15 pm – Consideration of Written Evidence Provided through the Online Call for Evidence


3.15 pm to 4.00 pm – Discussion Time


4.00 pm to 4.30 pm – Break


4.30 pm to 5.30 pm – Views of Young People



Youth Cabinet and Youth Advisors

Emma Hinchcliffe, Sheffield Futures


6.00 pm to 8.00 pm – Groups and Individuals Who Asked to Give Evidence in Person through the Online Call for Evidence



Dr Karen Ford

Kevin Poppelwell

Robin Hughes, Joined Up Heritage Sheffield

Cllr Douglas Johnson, Sheffield Green Party


Written submissions from the witnesses are attached


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Date of Next Meeting

The next meeting of the Committee will be held on Tuesday, 3rd December, 2019, at 1.00 pm, in the Town Hall

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