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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;

·  administration of the Local Government Pension Scheme;

·  staffing matters;

·  probity strategy;

·  audit;

·  open government;

·  fraud prevention;

·  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 6th November 2019: 5pm on Wednesday 23rd October 2019 

Meeting on 11th February 2020: 5pm on Tuesday 28th January 2020

Meeting on 7th April 2020: 5pm on Tuesday 24th March 2020


Questions specifically on reports on the agenda should 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.




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