Committee details

Governance Committee

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 for essential business only.  Members will attend and participate remotely via conference calls (audio only) and there will be press and public access via audio webcasting.


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


Please contact Democratic Services if any further information is required.


Governance Committee


The Governance Committee oversees the County Council's political management arrangements, including membership and terms of reference of committees and members' allowances.


It is also responsible for:


     corporate personnel policies

     overseeing the appointment of executive directors

     determining the terms and conditions of employment for all staff, including the pension scheme.


Listen to meetings online


You can listen to meetings live online via our webcasting website. Our webcasts are also available to view in the webcast library for six months after the meeting.


Listen to meetings online


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Contact information

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