Appendix 1: Committee structure 2020/21

 

 

Table 1: Committee structure

 

Body

Number of seats

In political balance calculation?

Notes

Council

 

48

No

Formed by election.

 

Cabinet

10

No

Appointed by the Leader of the Council.  Must have 3-10 members including the Leader and Deputy Leader(s).

 

Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee

 

15

No

For appointment by Council

 

Political groups are invited to appoint the same members to the Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee and the General Purposes Licensing Committee.

 

General Purposes Licensing Committee

 

15

Yes

For appointment by Council

 

Political groups are invited to appoint the same members to the Licensing and Gambling Acts Committee and the General Purposes Licensing Committee.

 

Appointments Committee

5

Yes

For appointment by Council

 

Must include a member of Cabinet.

 

Audit and Governance Committee

 

7

Yes

For appointment by Council

Investigation and Disciplinary Committee

4

Yes

For appointment by Council

 

Must include a member of Cabinet.

 

East Area Planning Committee

9

Yes

For appointment by Council

 

Council may not appoint a member to more than one planning Committee.

 

West Area Planning Committee

9

Yes

For appointment by Council

 

Council may not appoint a member to more than one planning Committee.

 

Planning Review Committee

9

Yes

For appointment by Council

 

Council may not appoint a member to more than one planning Committee.

 

Scrutiny Committee

12

Yes

For appointment by Council

 

Cabinet members cannot be members of the Scrutiny Committee.

 

Standards Committee

 

7

Yes

For appointment by Council