Annual Review of Constitution
Decision Maker: Council
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
(1) To agree the amendments to the Constitution as set out in Appendix 1 of the report along with the following additional amendment moved by the Leader of the Council at the meeting:
To delete Standing Order 49 (iii) requiring that the Vice Chair of the Scrutiny Committees shall be from a different political group as the Chair and waive Standing Order 4 in order to enable the change to come into immediate effect during the meeting.
A further proposed amendment to Standing Order 49 moved by Councillor Lorber at the meeting which sought to require the Chair of the Scrutiny Committees to be allocated to the opposition group(s) was, having been put to the vote, declared LOST.
(2) To note that, to the extent the changes agreed under (1) above related to executive functions of the Council, they had been approved by the Leader.
(3) To authorise the Director of Legal, HR, Audit & Investigations to amend the Constitution accordingly, including making any necessary incidental or consequential changes
Publication date: 27/05/2022
Date of decision: 18/05/2022
Decided at meeting: 18/05/2022 - Council