Special Meeting of Copeland Council today
A special meeting of Copeland Borough Council has been called for 5pm this evening in the Copeland Centre in Catherine Street, Whitehaven, at the request of fice Conservative councillors.
We were forced to call this special meeting in order to put forward constructive proposals for reform on some of the issues arising out of the terrible audit reports which were discussed at the council last week. We had tabled a motion for debate at that meeting in order to put these proposals forward, but that motion was guillotined (e.g. ran out of time) after just the proposing and seconding speeches because the Labour majority refused to allow enough time to discuss it.
Consequently the only way to ensure the issues are addressed was to call a special meeting.