Arrangements for engagement with full Council meetings
- How can I watch / attend a Council meeting?
- Can I record a Council meeting?
- How can I ask a question at a Council meeting?
- Why might my question not be accepted?
- How can I ask a question at a Cabinet meeting?
- How can I ask a question at the Gloucestershire Health and Wellbeing?
- How can I present a petition?
- How can I watch / attend a Planning Committee meeting?
- How can I watch / attend a Traffic Regulation Committee meeting?
- How can I watch / attend a Commons and Rights of Way Committee meeting?
How can I watch / attend a Council meeting?
Our Council meetings are streamed on our website and Public-I webcasting pages:
In addition, some meetings, particularly those that are held virtually, can be found on our YouTube page:
Members of the public can attend meetings of full Council.
Where will the meeting be taking place?
Meeting are usually held at Shire Hall but details will be listed on the agenda for the meeting.
Do I need to let anyone know that I want to attend?
Please contact Democratic Services if you wish to attend the meeting to ensure that we can assist you on arrival and can ensure there is capacity in the room for attendees.
What should I do when I arrive?
On arrival please report to Shire Hall main reception and inform them of the meeting you wish to attend. They will notify officers who support the meeting to come and collect you. You may be asked to wait a short while until the room is ready.
Can I speak at a Council meeting?
Only under certain circumstances which are outlined in the information below