with regulations in response to the current public health emergency
the County Council will, until further notice, hold virtual
committee meetings. Members will attend
and participate remotely via conference calls and there will be
press and public access via webcasting.
for these meetings will be published on the website and the
meetings will be available to watch online via our
Please contact Democratic
Services if any further information is
Full Council meetings are the principal forum for political
debate, and the 70 members meet 6 times a year.
The full Council, which is chaired by the County Chairman,
takes decisions on key policy plans. It appoints the Leader, who
decides the areas of responsibility of the Cabinet, to which
responsibility is delegated for carrying out many of the County
Council's policies and strategies.
It also appoints select committees, which examine and review
decisions and actions of the Cabinet as well as some non-executive
Watch meetings online
You can watch meetings live online via our webcasting
website. Our webcasts are also available to view in the webcast
library for six years after the meeting (six months prior to May
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