Decision details

Constitution of the County Council 2023/24

Decision Maker: Full Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No


This report seeks the council's approval of the Constitution for the year ahead, noting changes made since the Annual General Meeting in 2022.


County Councillor Phillippa Williamson moved a report asking Full Council to approve the council's Constitution for the year ahead, including changes resulting from the Cabinet meeting held on Thursday 4 May and noting other changes made since the Annual General Meeting in 2023.


Resolved: - That:


(i)  The changes to the Constitution arising from the Cabinet decision to update the Cabinet Member portfolios as set out at Appendix 'B', to the report, now presented, be approved.

(ii)  The Director of Law and Governance be authorised to make any consequential changes to other parts of the Constitution arising from these changes.

(iii)  The Constitution of the county council for the year 2023/24, as set out in the report, now presented, noting the changes, set out at Appendix 'A', that have been made to the Constitution since the Annual General Meeting in 2022, be approved.




Corporate Priorities : N/A;

Divisions Affected: N/A;

Contact: Hannah Race Email:

Report author: Hannah Race

Date of decision: 25/05/2023

Decided at meeting: 25/05/2023 - Full Council

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