resident calls for 'Question Time' meetings to quiz council
and Highbridge town councillors should hold more open 'Question
Time' sessions when members of the public could quiz them about
topical local issues, one resident has called this week.
Sylvia Young told this week's council meeting that more should
be done to give residents a say.
like to see an open 'Question Time' meeting," she said. "Who
knows it might encourage locals to attend the meetings and get
out from behind their computer screens and pseudonyms."
went on to propose that the layout of the Town Council chambers
is rearranged to be more public-friendly.
I suggest you rearrange your seating so that the backs of the
top table actually faces members of the public so that the semi-circle
of councillors would face the public."
when we cannot hear a word that's being said, at least we stand
a chance of lip reading!"
Mayor, Cllr Michael Clarke, thanked her for the suggestions and
said the proposals "would be considered."