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Public participation and Questions from Councillors

The Council welcomes contributions from members of the public. This meeting is open to the public, who may ask a question or make a statement. Questions may also be asked by members of the Council.  Written notice of questions or statements should be given to Stuart Figini of Democratic Services stuart.figini@wiltshire.gov.uk/  01225 718221 by 12.00 noon on 25 November 2020. Anyone wishing to ask a question or make a statement should contact the officer named above.



Questions were received from the following:


·       Darren Hopkins about the Chippenham HIF Bid

·       Adrian Temple-Brown about the Chippenham HIF

·       Ian James about the council’s finances and Chippenham HIF

·       Patrick Kinnersly about the Western Gateway Sub-National Transport Body Draft Strategy

·       Steve Perry (Chair of CAUSE) about the Chippenham HIF

·       Mike Blanchard about the Chippenham HIF; and

·       Chris Caswill about the Chippenham HIF


Cllr Whitehead confirmed that the questions had received written responses which were published on the Council’s website prior to the meeting.


Supplementary questions were received from the following:


·       Steve Perry – Future development of transport taking into consideration climate change issues

·       Chris Caswill – Publication of Chippenham HIF documents  


Cllr Whitehead confirmed that written responses would be provided for the supplementary questions asked at the meeting.


In addition to the above public questions, Cllr Whitehead and the Cabinet Member for Adult Social Care, Public Health and Public Protection responded verbally at the meeting to the following questions received from Councillors:


·       Cllr Ian Thorn, Cllr Chuck Berry and Cllr Tony Jackson asked a question and made comment about the future operation of Furlong Close care complex in Rowde, near Devizes  

·       Cllr Carole King asked a question about CATG funding and a parking review


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