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New coronavirus Cabinet roles detailed in first virtual meeting

The new roles of our Cabinet Members, focussing on the most important issues in the fight against coronavirus, have been detailed at our first ever virtual public meeting. What happened? On Friday 1 May Cabinet officially met online for the first time in Kirklees Council’s history. Members dialled in to a video conference call which the public were also able

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Mayor Making ceremony postponed

Our annual Mayor Making ceremony has been postponed due to the coronavirus pandemic. What usually happens? Each year the council holds its Annual General Meeting of Council at which there is a ceremony to welcome in the new Mayor of Kirklees for the next year. Deputy Mayor Councillor Nigel Patrick was due to take over from current Mayor of Kirklees

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Almost £60million paid out to Kirklees businesses

We’ve paid out almost £60million in grants to local businesses but Leader Shabir Pandor has pledged the work to help is far from over. As of 22 April we had made payments to 5,168 Kirklees businesses – totalling £57.32million for the government’s Business Grants scheme. This figure is growing by the day. However, Councillor Pandor is urging eligible businesses who

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Working with South Kirklees – leading the fight in Kirklees

Councillor Rob Walker will lead on working with communities and volunteers in South Kirklees as part of the council’s approach to tackle coronavirus. Cabinet Members at Kirklees Council now each have new priorities which focus on the issues that matter most during the coronavirus pandemic such as protecting lives, businesses and communities across the borough. Several Cabinet Members will also

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Working with North Kirklees – leading the fight in Kirklees

 Kirklees Council’s Cabinet members have all been give new responsibilities which focus on tackling coronavirus – with Cllr Cathy Scott leading on support communities and volunteers in North Kirklees. Cabinet Members at Kirklees Council now each have new priorities which focus on the issues that matter most during the coronavirus pandemic such as protecting lives, businesses and communities across the

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Protecting our staff – leading the fight in Kirklees

The welfare of Kirklees Council staff during the response to the coronavirus pandemic will be Cllr Naheed Mather’s new Cabinet role. Cabinet Members at Kirklees Council now each have new priorities which focus on the issues that matter most during the coronavirus pandemic such as protecting lives, businesses and communities across the borough. Several Cabinet Members will also work towards

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