Agenda and minutes

Constitutional Review Working Party
Thursday, 5th November, 2015 10.00 am

Venue: Austen Room, Cecil Street, Margate, Kent

Contact: Emily Kennedy 

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

    To receive any declarations of interest.  Members are advised to consider the extract from the Standard Board Code of Conduct for Members, which forms part of the Declaration of Interest Form at the back of this Agenda.  If a Member declares an interest, they should complete that Form and hand it to the Officer clerking the meeting.


    There were no declarations of interest.


Minutes of Previous Meeting pdf icon PDF 79 KB

    To approve the Minutes of the Constitutional Review Working Party meeting held on 27 August 2015, copy attached.


    The Working Party AGREED that the minutes of the Constitutional Review Working Party held on 27 August 2015 be approved and signed by the Chairman.



Part 4 - Council Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 311 KB

    To agree the changes outlined at paragraph 17.8.



    Nick Hughes, Committee Service Manager outlined the change made to Part 4 – Council Procedure Rules by Tim Howes and Alex Hallam, Assistant Director of Essex Legal Services.


    The Working Party agreed that the Monitoring Officer and Alex Hallam would review the sections highlighted in the meeting and amended drafts showing the proposed changes would be presented at the next meeting.


Access to Information Rules pdf icon PDF 284 KB


Members Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 238 KB