Decision details

Decision details

Constitution Review 2016

Decision Maker: Council

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


An annual report to propose any required changes to the constitution.


Council resolved to approve, with immediate effect:


the amendments to the Constitution outlined in the report


and the amendments in:

Appendix 1 – Full Council Procedures;


Appendix 2 – Board Procedures;  with amendments:

1.    correcting the order of 12.7 Order of business to show

reports from scrutiny committees to be taken before items for decision

2.    addresses and questions by members of the public, 15 minutes in total.


Appendix 3 - Code of Practice for dealing with planning applications at Area Committees and Planning Review Committees;


Appendix 4 – Code on Councillor-Officer Relations;


Appendix 5 - Miscellaneous proposed changes.


Note not part of resolution:  suggested review reduction in allowances for non-attendance at training.

Report author: Emma Griffiths

Publication date: 12/08/2016

Date of decision: 25/07/2016

Decided at meeting: 25/07/2016 - Council

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