South East Wales

Monmouthshire Council meetings broadcast live on internet

Council meetings in Monmouthshire are to be broadcast live on the internet.

Residents can now watch the council's committee meetings as they happen through social media website YouTube.

Council leader Peter Fox said the move makes the council's business "more transparent" and "more accessible for the public".

Joanna Goodwin, of the council's digital team, said: "Our live-streaming has no ongoing costs and works on all devices including mobile phones."

She added: "We wanted to ensure our meetings could be viewed by anyone, anywhere."

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