Each month, the Council publishes a list of key decisions which
its is planning to take within the next 28 days, including those
which it is intending to take in a private meeting (that is, a
meeting to which the public is not admitted) .
The purpose of this list is to give notice of those decisions
and an opportunity for people to make representations about any
items which are to be decided in a private meeting. Anybody can
make representations to the Council that an item should be decided
in public and not in a private meeting. If you wish to do this,
please e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Council will reply to your e-mail. Your representations, and
the Council’s response to them, will be published on this
website at least 5 days before the relevant
Key decisions are decisions taken by either the Cabinet or
Council that have a significant effect on the community or involve
significant budgets using the following criteria:
anything affecting communities living or working in an area
comprising two or more wards
any expenditure or savings which are significant (that is, in
excess of £100,000) regarding the Council's
budget for the service function to which the decision relates.
anything significantly affecting communities within one
anything affecting the budgetary and policy framework set by