Decision details

Referral from Constitution and General Purposes Committee - Constitution Review

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Councillor Melvin Cohen, Chairman of the Constitution and General Purposes Committee, moved reception and adoption of the recommendations in the report.


On the recommendations in the report being put to the vote, the recommendations were unanimously agreed.




1.     Council approve the recommendations contained in the report from the Committee at Annexe 1, and the track change versions attached at Appendix A to Appendix B.


2.     The Monitoring Officer and Chief Legal Advisor be authorised to implement these revisions and publish a revised Constitution.


3.     Council note that the Constitution & General Purposes Committee agreed the following amendment to Article 7 (Committees, Forums, Working Groups and Partnerships) for the Monitoring Officer to implement using delegated authority:

Add to the terms of reference of theme committees and Planning Committee: “To consider recommend for approval fees and charges for those areas under the remit of the Committee.


Publication date: 01/02/2019

Date of decision: 29/01/2019

Decided at meeting: 29/01/2019 - Council

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