Decision details

Notification of change in Committee Membership

Decision Maker: Head of Legal and Governance

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Officer Scheme of Delegation: 1.29 Appointments to Committees

A review of the allocation of committee seats was undertaken in accordance with Section 15 (1) of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989 following recent changes in political balance. The review concluded that the Conservative Group were entitled to an additional seat on the Employment Committee. The Group Leader for the Conservative Group has notified the Proper Officer of the name of the member to fill this seat. The Officer Scheme of Delegation provides authority for such changes to be enacted.

Appoint Councillor Schofield to the Employment Committee.

Reasons for the decision:

To discharge the resolution of Council in November 2016 regarding changes to Committee Membership, and 1.29 of the Officer Scheme of Delegation.

Alternative options considered:


Contact: Alex Berry, Deputy Democratic Services Manager Email:

Publication date: 16/02/2021

Date of decision: 16/02/2021

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