Congregation Meeting, 13 October 2020

(1)-(3) Voting on Resolutions authorising the allocation of space within the St Cross Building to the Faculty of Law, the allocation of space within the Alden Press Annexe to the Gardens, Libraries and Museums Division, and the allocation of space within the SERS Building to the Bodleian Libraries

For full text of resolutions see Gazette No 5282, 25 June 2020, p457 and Gazette No 5285, 23 July 2020, p490. 

(4) Voting on Suspension to Congregation Regulations 3 of 2002: Religious Services and Sermons 

For full text of regulations to be suspended see Gazette No 5286, 24 September 2020, p4. 

(5) Questions under Part 5 of Congregation Regulations 2 of 2002 

For full text of questions and Council’s reply see Gazette No 5285, 23 July 2020, p490. 

Congregation meeting

A meeting was held at 2pm on Tuesday 13 October, in the Sheldonian Theatre. Arrangements for the meeting were published in the Gazette No 5288, 8 October 2020, pp36-37

Order of proceedings

The Chair first declared the resolutions at (1) to (4) above carried. 

Under the provisions of Part 5 of Congregation Regulations 2 of 2002, the reply to the question at (5) above was read; no debate was permitted upon the reply, but at the Chair's discretion three supplementary questions were asked to elucidate the reply given.

Supplementary Questions

The following supplementary questions were submitted by Dr Wolfe and Professor Bollig in advance of the meeting:

Supplementary Question 1 from Dr Sam Wolfe, St Catherine’s
Will Congregation be offered a Resolution to approve the Crisis Management Framework and arrangements for updating it?

Supplementary Question 2 from Professor Ben Bollig, St John’s
What are the arrangements for the promised publication of the Minutes of Silver and Bronze as each batch passes the four-month delay period?

Supplementary Question 3 from Professor Ben Bollig, St John’s
Under what circumstances will Council withdraw its delegation of powers under the Crisis Management Framework and inform Congregation that this has been done?

These supplementary questions will be received by Council and Council’s reply will be published in a future edition of the Gazette.
 

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