Decision details


Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Consideration was given to the report of Simon Goacher, Independent Legal Adviser, on behalf of the Chief Operating Officer, as contained on pages 137 to 144 of the Book of Reports, which presented the draft terms of reference of the Policy and Resources Committee for approval.


Appendix 2, containing the draft Committee Structure, had been circulated prior to the meeting.


A Motion to approve the recommendations at paragraph 2 of the report, were moved and seconded.


An Amendment to the Motion to defer consideration of the report until an all Member Briefing is held, was moved and seconded.


A vote was taken on the Amendment, which was LOST.


A Further Amendment to the Motion, to include that a full Member Briefing be arranged as soon as possible, was moved and seconded.


A vote was taken on the Further Amendment, which was LOST


A vote was taken on the Motion, which as CARRIED.


RESOLVED:   A.     That a single Policy and Resources Committee be approved, when the Council moves to a committee system of governance from May 2024.


B.     That the Terms of Reference of the Policy and Resources Committee as set out in Appendix 1 to the report, be approved.


Publication date: 15/11/2023

Date of decision: 18/10/2023

Decided at meeting: 18/10/2023 - Council

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