Constitution Committee
Thursday, 29th April, 2021 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 usually speak for up to 5 minutes. However, if there are a significant number of speakers, the Chairman may exercise his discretion to modify the amount of time allocated to each speaker in order to accommodate everyone wishing to speak.


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.



Member Speaking

A period of up to 20 minutes will be provided at the meeting to enable visiting members to speak or ask a question in relation to any matter on the agenda. The Chairman will determine the amount of time allocated to each member based on the number of members wishing to speak. The Chairman will have discretion to vary the arrangements if he considers it appropriate.


Any visiting member wishing to speak or ask a question at the meeting is asked to give notice in writing at least three days before the meeting. This will assist the Chairman in managing the business of the meeting.



Minutes of Previous meeting pdf icon PDF 91 KB

To approve the minutes of the meeting held on 6th April 2021.


Scheme of Members' Allowances: Report of the Independent Remuneration Panel (IRP) pdf icon PDF 99 KB

To consider the Independent Remuneration Panel’s review of Cheshire East Council’s Scheme of Members’ Allowances.

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Transitional Provisions and Future Constitutional Work pdf icon PDF 78 KB

To consider the recommendations of the Constitution Working Group.

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