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Venue: The Council Chamber - City Hall, College Green, Bristol, BS1 5TR. View directions

Contact: Oliver Harrison 

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Welcome and Introductions


Apologies for Absence


Election of Lord Mayor


Election of Deputy Lord Mayor


Declarations of Interest

To note any declarations of interest from the Councillors.  They are asked to indicate the relevant agenda item, the nature of the interest and in particular whether it is a disclosable pecuniary interest.


Any declarations of interest made at the meeting which is not on the register of interests should be notified to the Monitoring Officer for inclusion.



Minutes of the Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 231 KB

To agree the minutes of the previous meeting as a correct record.


Lord Mayor's Business

To note any announcements from the Lord Mayor


Written Public Statements pdf icon PDF 62 KB

***Please note that due to the late publication of reports, the public statement deadline has now been extended to 10.00am Tuesday 21 May.***


Under the Council’s constitution, there is no provision for public forum at the Annual Council meeting. However, in consultation with Party Group Leaders, the Lord Mayor has determined that written statements from members of the public will be accepted for this meeting on the following basis:


1. The wording of all written statements must be submitted by the deadline of midday Friday 17 May 2023. Please note that public questions are not permitted on this occasion. Statements should be sent to


2. Statements for this meeting must be about the reports included on the agenda.


3. One written statement per member of the public or member of Council is permitted.


Details of all statements submitted will be sent to the Lord Mayor and all Councillors as soon as possible after the above deadline.


Dates and Times of Full Council Meetings 2024 - 25 pdf icon PDF 160 KB


Establishment of Committees 2024 - 25 pdf icon PDF 191 KB

Recommendation: To approve the composition of Committees for the 2024 - 25 municipal year (full recommendations are set out in detail at the end of the report).


Allocation of Committee Seats 2024 - 2025 pdf icon PDF 217 KB



1. To review and approve the allocation of seats on committees in accordance with the statutory requirements concerning political balance and to approve the appointment of Members (and substitutes) to serve on committees (full recommendations set out at the end of this report).


2. To appoint Chairs and Vice Chairs to the Committees as proposed.


Appointment of Leader

Recommendation: That Full Council approve the appointment of Councillor Tony Dyer as Leader of the Council.


Appointment of Deputy Leader

Recommendation: That Full Council approve the appointment of Councillor Heather Mack as Deputy Leader of the Council.