To receive a report on the Social Media Guide for Councillors
The Legal, Governance and Democracy Lead Specialist (Monitoring Officer) presented the report and noted that the Guidance was also referred to in the Code of Conduct training that had been offered to all Members.
There was general discussion by Members regarding online communications and it was suggested that Councillors needed to be mindful of different forms of communication online. In the course of the discussion it was noted that the Chair would send an email to remind Members about the Social Media Guidance.
RESOLVED - That
(1) the Social Media Guide for Councillors be noted; and
(2) a reminder be sent through the Chair to all Members regarding the guidance in relation to social media.