Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: Yes

Is subject to call in?: Yes


To consider a report on committee appointments and proportionality


This report seeks approval to the proportionality arrangements for committees of

Buckinghamshire Council established in the constitution, and sets out next steps in

appointing members to individual committees.



Recommendations: That the Executive of Buckinghamshire Council: -

1. note the Regulations set out in Appendix 1;

2. Subject to these Regulations coming into force:

a. note the proportionality arrangements as set out at Appendix 2;

b. agree that, following discussion with the Group Leaders, the Executive should receive a further report at its next meeting to designate appointments to Council committees, and then confirm these on 11 May 2020;

c. note that the two Deputy Leaders on the Executive will be Cllr Katrina Wood and Cllr Angela Macpherson;

3. agree to delegate to the Monitoring Officer powers to vary the membership of a Committee at any point on a permanent or casual basis upon the written nomination of a Group Leader.

Details of any conflict of interest declared: None.

Comment: This report will be taken under 'general exception'

Contact: Sarah Ashmead, Deputy Chief Executive Email:

Report author: Sally Taylor

Publication date: 21/04/2020

Date of decision: 21/04/2020

Decided at meeting: 21/04/2020 - Cabinet

Effective from: 29/04/2020

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