Constitution Committee
Monday, 15th July, 2019 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 79 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 22nd November 2018.



The Council's Governance Arrangements pdf icon PDF 137 KB

To consider a report on proposed changes to the Council’s governance arrangements in response to a notice of motion submitted to Council on 22nd May 2019.



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Health and Wellbeing Board - Proposed Revisions to the Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider a report on proposed changes to the terms of reference of the Health and Wellbeing Board.

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Appointments to Outside Organisations 2019-2023 pdf icon PDF 85 KB

To consider a report on appointments to category 2 outside organisations for 2019-2023.

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Notice of Motion - Parental Leave Policy for Councillors pdf icon PDF 92 KB

To consider a report in response to a notice of motion submitted to Council on 21st February 2019 regarding a parental leave policy for councillors.



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Amendments to the Constitution - Changes to the Senior Management Structure pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To report amendments to the constitution by the Monitoring Officer under delegated powers to reflect recent changes to the senior management structure.


Amendment to the Constitution - Investigation and Disciplinary Committee Terms of Reference pdf icon PDF 77 KB

To consider a report on proposed amendments to the constitution to include revised terms of reference for the Investigation and Disciplinary Committee, changes to the Employment Procedure Rules and a new IDC Handbook.

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