In relation to the meeting information below, please find the link to view this morning’s Comhairle nan Eilean Siar full council meeting -

https://app.vscene.net/webcastportal/X3RX2


As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, Comhairle nan Eilean Siar is putting special measures in place to allow a meeting of the Comhairle on Wednesday 6 May.

Committee meetings have been temporarily suspended but items will be considered at the full meeting of the Comhairle. This will be the first time such a format has been adopted.

Most Members of the Comhairle will attend on a virtual basis.

The public and press will not be able to attend the meeting in person but will be able to follow on-line through Vscene. A link to the meeting will be posted on the Comhairle website here, issued via a press release and posted on the Comhairle’s social media channels, ten minutes prior to the meeting.

An archive recording of the meeting will be available on the Comhairle website following the meeting.

Papers for the meeting are on the Comhairle website at https://www.cne-siar.gov.uk/your-council/committees/council-committees/full-council/

Comhairle nan Eilean Siar Chief Executive, Malcolm Burr, said: “As has been often stated, these are unprecedented times and therefore we are having to take unprecedented steps to allow the democratic process to continue to take place. It important that we do so and that all Members have the opportunity to discuss issues and take decisions.”

The full Comhairle meeting starts at 10am on Wednesday 6 May.