Council consists of 40
elected members and is chaired by the Mayor.
It is responsible for
setting the budget and policy framework within which decisions are
It elects the Mayor
and Deputy Mayor for the forthcoming municipal year and appoints
the Leader of the Council and makes appointments to committees.
Public questions can be asked at meetings of
the Council provided that they meet the criteria and are received
by 12 noon on the seventh working day before the day of the
meeting. More information can be found on our