Constitution Committee
Monday, 5th October, 2020 10.30 am

Venue: Virtual Meeting

Contact: Paul Mountford  Tel: 01270 686472 Email:

Link: Meeting Recording

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 wishing to ask a question or make a statement 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.




Minutes of Previous meeting pdf icon PDF 54 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 19th March 2020.



High Speed Rail 2 Phase 2a - Procedure for Decision-Making pdf icon PDF 124 KB

To consider a report on proposed decision-making arrangements for High Speed Rail 2 (HS2).

Additional documents:


Independent Remuneration Panel: Review of Members' Allowances Scheme pdf icon PDF 93 KB

To consider a report on a review the indexation arrangements for Cheshire East Council’s Scheme of Members’ Allowances.


Review of the Member Training Programme pdf icon PDF 121 KB

To consider a report which seeks to formalise the current required elements of the Member Training Programme and propose new arrangements in respect of Members’ attendance at training events.    




Committee System Form of Governance - Update pdf icon PDF 119 KB

To consider an update report on the proposed committee system.

Additional documents: