The Chair introduced the item, highlighting that a small number of community members on the Ward Alliance neither attended, nor sent apologies.
Ward Alliance guidance suggested that individuals would cease to be Members, should they neither attend nor send apologies for 3 consecutive meetings. However, it was noted that this had not been strictly applied.
It was suggested that the Chair send a letter to those in question, reiterating the desire for their organisation to be part of the Ward Alliance and asking them to nominate another representative should they no longer be able to attend. It was also suggested that it may be useful to highlight the work of the Ward Alliance and stress that this may be different from their observations at its inception.
Members discussed representation from Penistone Grammar School, and it was agreed to try to discuss the matter again with the headteacher.
RESOLVED that the Chair writes to community representatives on the Ward Alliance who have neither attended or send apologies for some time, with reference to their membership.