Committee details

Elections and Democratic Structures Committee

Purpose of committee

1.         TO MAKE RECOMMENDATIONS TO FULL COUNCIL IN RELATION TO:-

            i.          Submission of proposals to the Secretary of State for pilot schemes           for local elections.

 

ii.          To change the name of a parish.

 

iii.         The making and revision of Byelaws.

 

iv.        Promotion of or opposition to local or personal bills.

 

v.         Boundary, structural and electoral reviews.

 

vi.        Any proposed revisions to the Council’s Constitution except those in relation to the Code of Conduct, Ethical Governance and Corporate Governance issues.

 

vii.        To monitor, review and make recommendations on the operation of the Council’s decision-making structures.

 

 

2.         TO EXERCISE THE FUNCTIONS OF FULL COUNCIL IN RELATION TO:-

 

i.          Electoral Registration and Elections.

 

ii.          All other Full Council functions not specifically dealt with by other Committees or reserved to the Council.

 

iii.         Health and Safety within the meaning of Part 1 of the Health and Safety at Work Act 1974 other than in the Council’s capacity as an employer.

 

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Jonathan Goodrum, Senior Governance Officer. Tel. 01302 736709.