Agenda item

Public Question Time (15 Minutes)

The opportunity is given to members of the public to put questions to Cabinet Members or Committee Chairs provided that questions do not contravene the provisions set out Council Procedure Rule 10.01.


To ask a question at this meeting, please submit it to 12 noon on Friday 16 February 2024 or telephone 01452 396203 for support.


Questions and responses will be published at least 24 hours before the meeting. Supplementary questions may be put and answered during the meeting, subject to the relevant time limit.


73.1    In respect of question 1, Mr Redgewell asked whether any heavy maintenance required at Gloucester Transport Hub, such as roof repairs or maintenance associated with the stained-glass window would be covered by the £66k operational budget. The Leader of the Council, Councillor Richard Cook, advised that the operational budget was for general day to day maintenance and that the stained-glass window was covered by capital budget.


73.2    In respect of question 2, Mr Redgewell asked what marketing plans the Council had in relation to the Transport Hub café and whether there was a ringfenced budget to allow for this. Councillor Cook confirmed that any marketing would be covered by a marketing budget and would not be part of the general budget.


73.3    In respect of question 3, Mr Redgewell asked whether the income generated from the public toilets in the Gloucester Transport Hub was ringfenced for bus station upkeep. Councillor Cook advised that the income from the toilets was not ringfenced and went into the Council’s general fund.

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