Purpose of committee

The Council comprises all 58 Members of the Council and deals with the major issues that the Council is concerned with. Council meetings are chaired by the Mayor – in 2023/24, the Mayor is Cllr Mike Botting. The Deputy Mayor is Cllr Keith Onslow.


Members of the public are permitted to ask one question of up to 50 words at each meeting of the Council. Please let us know whether you will attend the meeting to put your question in person, or whether you require a written reply. All questions and replies are published in the minutes of the meeting. 


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 16th October 2023: Monday 2nd October 2023

Meeting on 11th December 2023: Monday 27th November 2023

Meeting on 26 February 2024: Monday 12th February 2024

(Budget meeting – questions must relate to the budget)


Questions specifically seeking clarification of new reports on the agenda, which could not have been asked before publication, can be received within two working days of the normal publication date of the agenda. The deadline is given on each agenda. 


One question is allowed per person per meeting.


At special meetings of the Council, only questions relating to reports on the agenda are taken. Questions are not taken at the Council’s annual meeting in May.




Contact information

Support officer: Graham Walton. 020 8461 7743

Postal address:
W88, West Wing
Bromley Civic Centre
Stockwell Close
Bromley, Kent

Phone: 020 8461 7743

Fax: 020 8290 0608