Public speaking at council meetings

Procedures

Cabinet: You can make a statement of fact or opinion, or ask a question at a Cabinet meeting. To speak at a Cabinet meeting you must contact us by 12 noon on the Thursday before the meeting.

Full Council (addressing): You can address the full council. Your address must be received at least seven working days before the meeting.

Full Council (asking a question): You can ask question at a meeting of the full council. You must give notice of your question three working days before the meeting.

Licensing Regulatory Committee meetings: You can have a say about some of the issues at Licensing Regulatory Committee meetings. You must register to speak by 12 noon three working days before the committee meets. Full details on speaking at Licensing Regulatory Committee are available in a leaflet to download on the right hand side of this page.

Overview and Scrutiny Committee meetings: Enquiries should be made to Democratic Services, email publicspeaking@lancaster.gov.uk or telephone 01524 582047

Planning Committee: You can register to speak on a particular planning application. You must register with Democratic Services by 12 noon on the Thursday before the committee meeting.

Appeals Committee: You must give notice of your intention to speak by 4pm three working days before the meeting. Registration can be made in writing, by email, or by telephone, using the contact details on this page.

Council and committee meetings


See also

Last updated: 01 March 2017