Meetings and Papers

To view agendas and minutes click on 'Committees' and either select the current year or the year of the meeting you require   Alternatively click on 'Calendar' to view which meetings are scheduled and view the papers for a particular meeting, once they are published, by clicking on the meeting.

Members of the public are able to observe or participate in meetings remotely as well as attending in person.
Deadlines to register to speak or ask questions at meetings are set out below, please try to give us as much notice as you are able, especially if you are unfamiliar with video conferencing, or likely to need support.

Questions to be asked at Council, Cabinet and Committee meetings must be submitted by no later than 48 hours (excluding weekends and public holidays) before the start of the meeting.

The Chair has the discretion to extend the deadline if the matter is sufficiently urgent and relates to a matter that has arisen in the last 48 hours, subject to the question being submitted a minimum of 30 minutes before the start of the meeting.

Petitions to be submitted to the Council must also be submitted by no later than 48 hours(excluding weekends and public holidays) before the start of the meeting.

Anybody wishing to speak on an agenda item at meetings of the Council, its Committees, Cabinet, or its sub-committees must give notice at least 15 minutes before the start of the meeting to Democratic Services.

Different rules apply to meetings of the Development Control Committee (Page 117 of the Constitution).

Full copies of the rules can be seen as part of Council Procedure Rule 9 which forms part of the Council's Constitution which can be viewed under the Public Documents Section (Page 73).

Meetings will be livestreamed and recordings will be available on the Council’s Youtube page.

If you wish to speak at a meeting you may wish to read our guide to Public Participation at Meetings first to understand the process and technology behind participation.

To view the Forward Plan of Key Decisions, and the Council's Constitution select 'Documents'  followed by ‘Public Documents’ from the menu above and then click on the relevant link (or document).

If you want to find the contact details for a Councillor, or find out more about each of the Councillors, including when they are holding their surgeries, click 'Councillors'

Democratic Services can be contacted by emailing