The Council is composed of 63 elected councillors. They all meet together as the Council to decide the Council's overall policies and to set the budget and council tax each year. The Council approves the Constitution and the membership of the Scrutiny Commissions and other Council Boards and Committees. You will find more information in the Constitution
Public Questions at Council Meetings
Any resident of the Borough is permitted to ask formal questions relating to the business of the Council. Such questions submitted in accordance with the requirements below, together with an appropriate response approved by the relevant Cabinet Spokesperson or Committee or Regulatory Board Chair, will be attached to the Council Summons (agenda) of the following Council meeting and will be posted with that Summons on the Council Website.
Questions need to be submitted four weeks in advance of the Council meeting (by no later than 4.30pm on the deadline date). Any questions submitted after this deadline will be held over until the following Council meeting.
Questions can be submitted in writing to the:-
Service Director, Law and Governance & Monitoring Officer
Council Governance Unit
Core Services Directorate
PO Box 634
by email: firstname.lastname@example.org (please put ‘Council Questions’ in the subject line).
If you require any further information please contact the Council Governance Unit on 01226 773451.
Support officer: Peter Mirfin. Governance Manager