Committee details

County Council

Purpose of committee

Public health emergency


In accordance 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.


The agendas for these meetings will be published on the website and the meetings will be available to watch online via our webcasting website.


Please contact Democratic Services if any further information is required.

Full Council meetings are the principal forum for political debate, and the 70 members meet 6 times a year.


Full Council


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 committees.


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 2020).


Watch meetings online


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Contact information

Support officer: Clare Jones on 033 022 22526. Email: