Democracy threatened by lack of Covid-safe meeting arrangements
From 7th May 2021 councils have no legal ability to meet solely by remote means. What does this mean for our parish councils?
The regulations that allow councils to meet remotely end on Friday 7th May 2021.
From that date, all parish, borough, district and county councils have to resume meeting in person. No local authority can legally meet just by Zoom (or other remote technology).
Under law, the parish councils have to meet at least six times a year, with a quorum of councill…