Constitution Committee
Thursday, 22nd March, 2018 2.00 pm

Venue: Committee Suite 1,2 & 3, Westfields, Middlewich Road, Sandbach CW11 1HZ. View directions

Contact: Paul Mountford  Executive Democratic Services Officer

No. Item


Apologies for Absence


Declarations of Interest

To provide an opportunity for Members and Officers to declare any disclosable pecuniary and non-pecuniary interests in any item on the agenda.


Public Speaking Time/Open Session

In accordance with paragraph 2.32 of the Committee Procedure Rules, a period of 10 minutes is allocated for members of the public to address the meeting on any matter relevant to the work of the Committee.  Individual members of the public may speak for up to 5 minutes but the Chairman or person presiding will decide how the period of time allocated for public speaking will be apportioned where there are a number of speakers. Members of the public are not required to give notice to use this facility. However, as a matter of courtesy, a period of 24 hours’ notice is encouraged.


Members of the public wishing to ask a question at the meeting should provide at least three clear working days’ notice in writing and should include the question with that notice. This will enable an informed answer to be given.




Member Speaking

To provide an opportunity for any member to speak in relation to any aspect of the constitution.



Minutes of Previous meeting pdf icon PDF 75 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 30th November 2017.


A Member-led Council: Developing Effective Member and Officer Relations pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider a report on the document: ‘A Member-led Council: Developing Effective Member and Officer Relations’.

Additional documents:


The Constitution: Living Document Changes pdf icon PDF 103 KB

To consider a report on a number of issues raised during the process leading up to adoption of the Council’s Constitution.


Additional documents:


Changes to the Contract Procedure Rules pdf icon PDF 107 KB

To consider a report on changes to the Contract Procedure Rules.

Additional documents:


Appointment of Lay Members to Independent Admissions and Exclusions Appeals Panel pdf icon PDF 52 KB

To consider the appointment of individuals as members of the Independent School Admission Appeals Panel and as members of the Independent Review Panel for Exclusion Reviews.