Category Archives : Full Council


Council sets one of the lowest tax increases despite huge pressures

Plymouth households will pay an average of 121 pence a week extra next year for hundreds of day-to-day services provided by the Council, including care for the elderly and vulnerable adults. The City Council agreed a 1.47 per cent increase in Council Tax as it set its budget for 2018/19 – lower than the increases […]


All about the bees….

Plans to create new meadows for bees and other pollinators will continue, but ward councillors should have been consulted first, Full Council was told today. Cabinet member for Street Scene, Councillor Brian Vincent said there were real upsides to the project designed to protect the bees and butterfly population from further decline. As part of […]


Historic Full Council meeting commemorates Plymouth’s ‘Three Towns’ centenary

Today’s Full Council meeting is being held at Devonport Guildhall to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the amalgamation of the three towns of Devonport, East Stonehouse and Plymouth. Before the historic meeting got under way, freemen and aldermen of the city gathered on the steps of the building in Ker Street to recreate a photo […]