Decision details

Constitutional Updates

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved (subject to call-in)

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: Yes


Cabinet considered a report of the Chief Executive regarding updates to the Constitution.


With the agreement of the Leader, Councillor House addressed Cabinet, welcoming the proposed amendments to both the protocol around Notices of Motion and the proposed removal of a restriction on young people making deputations, which he asked be used as the basis for a suspension of Standing Orders at the Extraordinary Council meeting in September.


Cabinet Members supported the proposals set out in the report and it was clarified that these would be formally proposed to the next ordinary County Council meeting in November.


The recommendations in the report were agreed. A decision record is attached to these minutes.

Publication date: 22/07/2019

Date of decision: 22/07/2019

Decided at meeting: 22/07/2019 - Cabinet

Date comes into force if not called in: 31/07/2019

Call-in deadline date: 30/07/2019

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