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General Purposes and Licensing Committee

This page lists the meetings for General Purposes and Licensing Committee.


Information about General Purposes and Licensing Committee

The General Purposes and Licensing Committee is responsible for the following non-executive functions of the Council:


·  electoral issues;

·  making byelaws;

·  staffing matters;

·  probity strategy;

·  open government;

·  complaint procedures;

·  Member appointments;

·  health and safety;

·  licensing of births, deaths and marriages; and

·  licensing matters.


Some decisions on these matters are delegated to appropriate officers.


In accordance with the Council’s Constitution, questions from the public that are not specific to reports on the agenda must have been received in writing by 5pm, 10 working days before the date of the meeting. The deadlines are expected to be:


Meeting on 30th March 2023: Thursday 16th March 2023

Meeting on 23rd May 2023: Tuesday 9th May 2023

Meeting on 11th July 2023: Tuesday 27th June 2023

Meeting on 21st September 2023: Thursday 7th September 2023

Meeting on 8th November 2023: Wednesday 25th October 2023


Questions specifically on reports on the agenda can be received within two working days of the normal publication date of the agenda. The deadline is given on each agenda. 


At special meetings, only questions relating to reports on the agenda are taken.