role of the General Purposes Committee
Matters Delegated for Decision
To deal with election and
To exercise any functions in
relation to parishes, parish meetings and parish councils including
changing the name of a parish.
To make, amend or revoke
To deal with any functions
relating to the designation of a proper officer.
To deal with any personnel or
pension matters not covered by the Senior Appointments Committee,
the Appeals and Complaints Committee or by officer
To take any necessary action to
enable recommendations to be made in respect of the matters listed
below which are reserved to the Council.
To deal, where legally
permissible, with any matter including the authorisation of legal
proceedings which requires a decision of the Council and which
cannot reasonably be dealt with in the normal cycle of meetings
(see also note below).
To deal with any matter which,
by virtue of the Local Authorities (Functions and Responsibilities)
(England) Regulations 2000 as amended or any other statutory
provision cannot be the responsibility of the Cabinet and does not
fall within the terms of reference of any other Committee or within
the Scheme of Officer Delegations.
To keep under review the
political management arrangements.
Matters Reserved to Council
Proposals to change the
District’s warding arrangements.
Final recommendations arising
from a Parish Review.
Proposals to change the name or
the boundaries of the District.
The promotion of, or opposition
to, local or personal bills.
arrangements and salary awards.
Changes to the
The full terms of reference for
this committee can be read