Constitution Working Group - Thursday 11th July 2024 7.00 pm

Venue: Virtual Meeting on Microsoft Teams. View directions

Contact: M Picking Tel: (01992) 564243  Email:

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Apologies for Absence

(Team Manager – Democratic Services) To be announced at the meeting.


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Substitute Members

(Team Manager – Democratic Services) To report the appointment of any substitute members for the meeting.


Notes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 88 KB

(Team Manager – Democratic Services) To agree the notes of the meeting of the Working Group held on 14 March 2024.


Terms of Reference & Work Programme pdf icon PDF 48 KB

(Monitoring Officer) To note the terms of reference and review progress with the achievement of the current work programme for the Working Group.

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Constitution - Revisions & Amendments

(Team Manager – Democratic Services) To note that the only outstanding amendments is to update the Portfolio Holder responsibilities for 2024/25 following the recent Leader decision, and to implement the changes to Article 17 recommended by the Working Group at its last meeting and agreed at Council on 9 April 2024.


PAS Review - Restructure of Planning Committees pdf icon PDF 147 KB

(Service Manager – Planning Services) To consider the attached report on recommended changes to the Constitution for the Council’s Planning function, following the review by the Planning Advisory Service.

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Constitution Review - Scheme of Delegations pdf icon PDF 85 KB

(Monitoring Officer) To consider the attached report on progress to date with the review of the Scheme of Delegations within the Constitution.

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Date of Next Meeting

To note that the next meeting of the Working Group will be held on 14 November 2024 at 7.00pm.