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Agenda item

Constitution of committees and other bodies


The report was moved by Councillor Stephen Alambritis and seconded by Councillor Mark Allison.


The Conservative amendment as set out in Item 10 was moved by Councillor Oonagh Moulton and seconded by Councillor Daniel Holden.


The Conservative amendment was put to a vote and was lost  - votes in favour 17, votes against 42, abstentions 0.


The substantive motion was then put to a vote and was carried – votes in favour 36, votes against 23, abstentions 0.




That the Council:

A.           i)    approves the constitution of committees, sub-committees and scrutiny bodies set out in Appendix A to the Council report and;

ii)      agrees the allocation of seats, chair and vice-chair positions and the appointment of members to those seats;

B.           i)    approves the constitution of consultative forums and other bodies set out in Appendix B to the Council report; and

ii)      agrees the appointment of members to those seats; 

C.           agrees the allocation of seats and appointment to the outside organisations as detailed in Appendix C to the Council report.

D.           agrees the terms of reference of consultative and other bodies appointed by the Council, detailed in Appendix D.

E.           notes the appointment, made by the Leader, of the Deputy Leader and his respective portfolio and appointments to the Cabinet including their respective portfolios detailed in Appendix E to the Council report.


F.           agree the amended terms of reference of the Mertantun Development Limited Sub-Committee, as set out in Appendix F.

G.           agree the membership and note the amended Terms of Reference and Rules of Procedure for the South West London and Surrey Joint Health Overview and Scrutiny Committee (JHOSC)as set out in Appendix G.

H.           agrees that the Council’s Constitution be amended to incorporate any changes resulting from the approval of recommendations A to G.


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