Agenda item

Political Balance and Committee Membership

Report of Director Governance and Legal Services.


The Constitution provides that the Council will decide the allocation of seats to political groups in accordance with Section 17 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 rules relating to Political Balance.


Please note that the Council is asked under this item to approve alternative arrangements to strict political proportionality for appointments to all committees which requires a Nem Con vote – that is a vote to approve without any dissention.

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