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No. Item


Appointment of Substitutes

To receive details of any Members appointed to attend the meeting instead of a Member of the Committee.



Declarations of Interest

To receive any declarations of interest.


Public Participation

Up to a total of fifteen minutes can be allowed, each speaker being allocated a maximum of five minutes, for members of the public to present a petition, ask a question or comment on any item on the Agenda or within the remit of the Committee.



Minutes pdf icon PDF 117 KB

Of the meeting held on 17th September 2021 to be approved and signed.



Quarter 2 Performance Report 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 195 KB

That the Joint Committee note the performance information provided relating to the 2nd quarter 2021-22.


Additional documents:


Quarter 2 Finance Report 2021-22 pdf icon PDF 250 KB

That the Joint Committee reviews the financial monitoring details including budget variances for the 2nd quarter ended 30th September 2021.



Social Impact Development Work pdf icon PDF 213 KB

That the Joint Committee note the progress in developing programmes that support the health and wellbeing needs in local communities.




Museums Accreditation pdf icon PDF 221 KB

That the Joint Committee:


1.   note the national position on Museum Accreditation and Museums Worcestershire’s preparation plans;


2.   approve the extension of the current museum policies until March 2023; and


3.   approve the deaccession proposal.


Additional documents:


Museums Charitable Bodies Update pdf icon PDF 247 KB

That the Joint Committee:


1.   note the oversight protocols for the Tickenhill Collection Trust;


2.   note the progress in establishing a fundraising charitable body; and


3.   receive the annual report regarding the activities of the Tickenhill Collection in 2020-21.


Additional documents:


Joint Museums Work Programme pdf icon PDF 191 KB

The Joint Committee is asked to note its future work programme and consider whether there are any matters it would wish to be incorporated.




Museums Admission Charges pdf icon PDF 211 KB

That the Joint Committee:


1.   approve Hartlebury Castle Preservation Trust’s proposed 2022 admission charges for Hartlebury Castle; and


2.   approve the piloting of an admission charge for special temporary exhibitions at Worcester Art Gallery and recommend this new charge to be added to Worcester City Council’s 2022-23 fees and charges


Any Other Business

Which in the opinion of the Chair is of sufficient urgency as to warrant consideration.



Item Involving the Disclosure of Exempt Information

The Committee are invited to pass the following resolution:-


That under Section 100A(4) of the Local Government Act 1972, the press and public be excluded from the meeting for the following items of business on the grounds that they involve the likely disclosure of information as defined in Schedule 12A of the said Act.




Hartlebury Castle Admissions

That the Joint Committee note Hartlebury Castle Preservation Trust’s position on admission charges to Hartlebury Castle.




Museums Staff Review Business Case

That the Joint Committee approve the proposed changes to staff roles, contract status and responsibilities.



Minutes (Exempt Items)

Of the meeting held on 17th September 2021 to be approved and signed.