Full Council, involving all 51
councillors meets approximately six times per year and is
responsible for electing the Leader of the Council, governance
arrangements, including establishing council committees and their
terms of reference and changes to the council’s constitution.
Full Council also agrees the annual budget, council tax levels and
the borough-wide policy framework. From time to
time full Council meetings also look in depth at one
particular issue affecting the borough.
The meeting agenda and all available papers are published on the
website five working days in advance of the meeting.
Council meetings also
consider questions and petitions from members of the public and
councillors and motions from councillors. For more information
about how you can get involved in a meeting of the Council please
see the information on the
Have your say section of the council’s
At each year’s
special Annual Council meeting, the Council elects a new Mayor and
Deputy Mayor and agrees the appointment of councillors to
committees and outside bodies. Council meetings are usually chaired
In addition to the six
ordinary meetings of the Council each year and Annual Council,
there are occasionally additional meetings to award Freedom of the
Borough to people who Council recognises have made an outstanding
contribution to the community. Freedom of the Borough is the
highest honour the Council can bestow.
If you have any questions
Committee Services Manager
Room 107, Town Hall
Telephone: 020 7527 3308