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Council and democracy news


Have your say on the draft strategic transport plan for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

Published on Tuesday, 17 September 2019

A draft strategic transport plan for the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games has been approved by the West Midlands Combined Authority.

Wainbody Ward by-election

Published on Wednesday, 31 July 2019

Following the recent sad death of Councillor Gary Crookes, a by-election has been called to fill the vacancy of Councillor for Wainbody Ward.

Cllr Sandhu

Helping residents get engaged

Published on Thursday, 11 July 2019

The new Chair of one of the Council’s key scrutiny committees has pledged to take to the road to make sure residents are able to engage with the big issues.

Gary crookes

Tributes paid to popular and long-serving Coventry councillor

Published on Friday, 14 June 2019

Former Lord Mayor of Coventry Cllr Gary Crookes has passed away suddenly.

Joint statement on CCFC announcement

Published on Friday, 07 June 2019

Joint statement from Cllr George Duggins, Leader of Coventry City Council and Cllr Gary Ridley, Leader of the Opposition Conservative Group, Coventry City Council:

Cabinet changes to meet fresh challenges

Published on Wednesday, 08 May 2019

Coventry City Council’s Cabinet will have a slightly new look for the coming year.


Coventry's letter to city of Paris

Published on Wednesday, 17 April 2019

To the people of Notre Dame and the City of Paris,

Statement concerning Supreme Court decision R

Published on Tuesday, 16 April 2019

Supreme Court decision R (on the application of Sky Blue Sports & Leisure Ltd & others) (Appellants) v Coventry City Council and others (Respondents) before Lady Hale, Lord Lloyd-Jones and Lady Arden.

Council open letter to SISU

Published on Tuesday, 26 March 2019

Councillor George Duggins, Leader, Coventry City Council and Councillor Gary Ridley, Leader of the Conservative Group, Coventry City Council said:

Lord Bhattacharyya

City's condolences for Lord Bhattacharyya

Published on Friday, 01 March 2019

Coventry City Council has paid tribute to the vision of Professor Lord Kumar Bhattacharyya and the difference he made to the city following news of his death today.

Joint statement following EFL announcement

Published on Friday, 22 February 2019

Joint statement from Cllr George Duggins, Leader of Coventry City Council and Cllr Allan Andrews, Acting Leader of the Opposition Conservative Party, Coventry City Council:

Cllr Meto Lakha's memorial tree

Memorial tree planted in honour of city’s first female Asian councillor

Published on Monday, 04 February 2019

A tree has been planted in memoriam of the city’s first ever female Asian councillor and former Lady Mayoress, Meto Lakha.

City's skyline

Looking ahead to 2019

Published on Thursday, 03 January 2019

A New Year message from Leader Cllr George Duggins.

Bearing the brunt of government cuts

Published on Monday, 19 November 2018

The Council is setting out its pre-budget proposals, which it hopes will mean a balanced budget for the city in 2019/20.

Council shortlisted for top award

Published on Monday, 05 November 2018

Coventry City Council has been shortlisted in the ‘Council of the Year’ category for the Local Government Chronicle (LGC) Awards 2019.

Council's Director of Public Health Annual report published

Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2018

Public Health's annual report for 2017/18 has been published.

£350k in overpayments identified

Published on Tuesday, 09 October 2018

As part of the work undertaken by the Council’s internal auditors in 2017/18, they have identified £350k in overpayments.

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