To the Members of the Full Council – those elected on Thursday, 4 May 2023

  • Councillor Mike Acreman
  • Councillor Steve Beatty
  • Councillor Daniel Beauchamp
  • Councillor Ailsa Charter
  • Councillor Mahmood Ebrahimjee
  • Councillor Paul Gibbon
  • Councillor Marcus Harris (Chairman/Retiring May)
  • Councillor Susan Hendrie
  • Councillor Stephen Holder
  • Councillor Claire Holford
  • Councillor Jacki Hoskins
  • Councillor Mark Hoskins
  • Councillor Nigel Hughes
  • Councillor Katharine Keats-Rohan
  • Councillor Ros Lester
  • Councillor Diana Margarido



5 May 2023

Dear Councillors

You are hereby summoned to attend an Extraordinary meeting of the Full Council on Thursday, 11 May 2023 at 7.00 pm in Wallingford Town Hall for the transaction of business as set out on the attached agenda.

Councillors must have signed their Declarations of Acceptance of Office before attending this meeting.  This can be done during working hours at the Town Council Offices, 8A Castle Street, Wallingford, OX10 8DL.  Please contact Tracey Collins, Senior Officer, at senioradmin@wallingfordtowncouncil.org.uk if you have any questions about this.

Apologies for the meeting should be sent to Luke Whitcomb, Meetings Officer, at meetings@wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk

Yours sincerely

Michelle Taylor

Town Clerk & Responsible Finance Officer





The Chairman to advise those present of the protocol to be followed for this meeting.


To receive apologies for absence


To receive and record declarations of interest

A councillor with voting rights who has a disclosable pecuniary interest or another interest as set out in our Council’s Standing Orders Code of Conduct (Item 13) in a matter being considered at a meeting is subject to statutory limitations or restrictions under code of conduct and their right to participate and vote on the matter.  Guidelines are available at the meeting and all councillors have received a copy prior to the meeting.


To discuss the selection of the new Mayor and Deputy Mayor in advance of the Annual Meeting (Mayor Making) on Monday, 15 May 2023.


The quorum for the Full Council is 8

The next meeting of the Full Council will be the Annual Meeting (Mayor Making) on Monday, 15 May 2023.

Standing Order 5:  the current Chairman/Mayor of the Council shall preside over meetings until a successor Chairman/Mayor has been formally elected.  In an election year, if the current Chairman/Mayor has been re-elected, s/he does have an original vote in respect of the election of the new Chairman/Mayor.  If they have not been re-elected, they still preside over the meeting but do not have an original vote; they must however by law give a casting vote in the case of an equality of votes

Distribution: Town Council website and Town Hall noticeboard

Non-confidential supporting documents may be made available upon request.

We welcome members of the public at our meetings.  Any member of the public wishing to speak at the meeting should contact the Meetings Officer in advance by emailing meetings@wallingfordtowncouncil.gov.uk