This page lists the meetings for Council.
meetings have recommenced and you can see the dates of the upcoming meetings by
viewing the Calendar of Meetings on this link. However please note all
meetings will be held “virtually” on Microsoft Teams, so no press or public
will be able to physically attend the meetings. However a recording of each
meeting will be made available to view on this link
The Council comprises 73 elected Councillors who have a wide variety of roles including agreeing
the Council’s policy framework, Council Tax and budget.
Each Councillor is
elected to represent a specific area (Electoral Ward) and normally serve four
year term of office.
A Councillor has a
number of roles and responsibilities and they need to balance the needs and
interests of their local community, political party or group and the priorities
of the wider County Borough. Councillors are
community leaders and their duties typically include; holding surgeries to meet
with their constituents, supporting local organisations
(e.g. schools, businesses and charities), campaigning on local issues,
developing links with all parts of the community and being a community leader.
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