Committee details - Council | Westminster City Council
Committee details

Committee details - Council

Committee details

Council

Purpose of committee

The full Council comprises of the Council's 60 elected Members meeting together. It is chaired by the Lord Mayor who also maintains a ceremonial role. The full Council meets quarterly, plus the Annual Meeting and any special meetings required.

Responsibility and Functions

Decision-making

·       Agrees policy framework i.e. statutory plans

·       Approves budget

·       Takes decisions on executive functions outside approved policy or budget framework

·       Adopts and / or changes the constitution

·       Agrees / amends terms of reference for non-executive Committees

·       Adopts Members' Allowances scheme

·       Confirms appointment of Head of Paid Service (the Chief Executive)

·       Makes decisions on all matters which, by law, must be determined by full Council

Policy Debate

It is also a forum for debate on policy issues

 

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Mick Steward, Head of Committee and Governance Services. Email:  msteward@westminster.gov.uk Tel: 020 7641 3134

Postal address:
Westminster City Hall
64 Victoria Street
London
SW1E 6QP