The Full Council Meeting is the
central political focus of the whole Council and the co-ordinating body for all elements of the
political structure. It sets the overall corporate direction,
policy framework and financial limits within which all operations
and policies are carried out.
The Council is made
up of all 63 elected councillors and normally meets 6 times a
Makes all the
major decisions on Council policies, strategies, services and
budgets, including setting the level of the Council
on key issues affecting the Borough.
councillors the opportunity to ask
written questions of Cabinet Members and others in
advance. (Details of the questions and
responses are included in the Council agenda papers).
councillors to submit motions for
approval on matters relating to the Council’s powers or
duties or an issue that affects the Borough as a whole.
Four times a
year, allows the opposition to debate issues of their
Mayor, Leader of the Council, members, chairs and vice chairs of
Committees and agrees the memberships of outside bodies at its
Constitution and any changes to it.
of the Borough Status and Civic Awards.
Deals with matters relating to proposed
legislation, byelaws and elections.
All meetings are open to the
public. If you would like details of
the items discussed at a particular meeting please click on the
agenda link. If you would like any more
information about council meetings, please contact Penelope
Williams, Governance and Scrutiny Team, on 020 8379 4098 or