The controversial proposals were voted through by the majority of the overview and scrutiny committee earlier this month, despite attempts by myself and Cllr Roger Giles to argue against them.

See the account of what took place at that overview and scrutiny committee meeting, here – https://www.claire-wright.org/index.php/post/eddc_public_speaking_clampdown_plans_make_it_through_scrutiny_committee

The question is, will there be any debate at cabinet, or will the proposals be nodded through?

Photograph: The demonstration outside Knowle prior to the full council meeting last month, where the proposals were debated and vociferously objected to by many councillors.