The report recommends a number of changes to the Constitution including the removal of the requirement for the Fire & Rescue Service Scrutiny Committee to have a business planning group, clarification of the voting rights of co-opted members, changing the name of the Pensions Panel to the Pensions Committee and changes to the terms of reference of the Health and Wellbeing Board, which were endorsed by the Governance Committee at its meeting on 20 May.
The decision has been taken by the Director of Law and Assurance in accordance with Standing Order 3.45, in consultation with the Chairman of the Council.
Decision type: Non-key
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Notice of proposed decision first published: 22/05/2020
This decision will be taken under urgency procedures.
Reason for urgency:
Decision taken urgently to ensure that the Constitution can be updated as soon as possible following Governance Committee's endorsement, as Council will not meet until 17 July 2020
Decision due: 22 May 2020 by Director of Law and Assurance
Lead member: County Council
Lead director: Tony Kershaw
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