General Purposes Committee
Tuesday, 12th January 2021 6.00 pm

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Contact: Democratic and Electoral Services 

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Appointment of Chair and Vice Chair

To note the appointments made by Council at the Annual Meeting on 1 June 2020:-


  • Chair – Councillor Williams
  • Vice Chair – Councillor Taylor



To receive any apologies for absence.


Declarations of Interest

To receive from Members, declarations of the existence of any disclosable pecuniary, or non-pecuniary, interests and the nature of those interests in relation to any agenda item. Please see Agenda Notes.


Minutes pdf icon PDF 323 KB

To approve as a correct record the minutes of the meeting held on 14 January 2020.


Public Question Time (15 minutes)

To receive any questions from members of the public provided that a question does not relate to:


·         Matters which are the subject of current or pending legal proceedings, or

·         Matters relating to employees or former employees of the Council or comments in respect of individual Council Officers


Petitions and Deputations (15 minutes)

To receive any petitions and deputations provided that no such petition or deputation is in relation to:


·         Matters relating to individual Council Officers, or

·         Matters relating to current or pending legal proceedings


Constitutional Changes pdf icon PDF 231 KB

To consider the report of the Head of Paid Service concerning a number of proposed changes to the council’s Constitution.

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Review of Appointments to and Representation on Outside Bodies pdf icon PDF 280 KB

To consider the report of the Corporate Director and Monitoring Officer concerning appointments to Outside Bodies.

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