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This page lists the meetings for Council.


Information about Council

The full Council comprises of the Council's 60 elected Members meeting together. It is chaired by the Lord Mayor who also maintains a ceremonial role. The full Council meets quarterly, plus the Annual Meeting and any special meetings required.

Responsibility and Functions


·       Agrees policy framework i.e. statutory plans

·       Approves budget

·       Takes decisions on executive functions outside approved policy or budget framework

·       Adopts and / or changes the constitution

·       Agrees / amends terms of reference for non-executive Committees

·       Adopts Members' Allowances scheme

·       Confirms appointment of Head of Paid Service (the Chief Executive)

·       Makes decisions on all matters which, by law, must be determined by full Council

Policy Debate

It is also a forum for debate on policy issues