How decisions are made

Executive arrangements

The full 60-member council meets together and is responsible for determining the budget and policy framework for the council and council services.

This framework consists of a number of plans or strategies which are required, by law, to be included in the framework. Examples of legally required frameworks include the:

  • Local Implementation Plan
  • Children and Young People's Plan
  • Community Strategy
  • Crime and Disorder Reduction Strategy

The council itself has decided to include the following:

  • Capital Strategy
  • The Housing Resources and Commitments Review
  • Asset Management Plan
  • Housing Revenue Account
  • Business Plan
  • Local Agenda 21 Strategy