Issue - meetings

Consideration of proposed amendments to the Council’s Constitution for recommendation to full Council.

Meeting: 25/01/2022 - Executive (Item 700)

700 Proposed Amendments to the Council’s Constitution pdf icon PDF 364 KB


That subject to any comments from Executive Members, the recommendations and changes to the Constitution as set out in the report be proposed to the Chief Executive Officer under his emergency delegated powers for onward recommendation to the County Council for approval.


Additional documents:


Considered – A report of the Assistant Chief Executive (Legal & Democratic Services) and the Corporate Director Strategic Resources, proposing changes to the Constitution for Executive members’ consideration and recommendation to the Chief Executive Officer for recommendation, under his emergency delegated powers, to full Council for approval.


County Councillor  David Chance introduced the report and confirmed the proposed changes as detailed in the report fell under two main headings – Changes due to LGR, and Review of the thresholds for officer decisions. 


Members noted the proposed new Implementation Executive committee.  The Leader confirmed he would appoint the nine existing Executive Members to that new Committee, which he would be chairing.


Having noted the report, all Executive Members voted in favour of the recommendations therein, and it was


Resolved:  That it be recommended to the Chief Executive Officer that using his emergency delegated powers, he recommend the changes to the Constitution as set out in the report to County Council on 16 February 2022 for approval.