Report of the Head of Governance - Political Proportionality
Decision status: Recommendations Approved
Is Key decision?: No
Is subject to call in?: No
The Head of Governance introduced the report.
Council noted that the creation of a Liberal Democrat Group required a recalculation of political balance (proportionality) to enable the Group to be given their proportionate seat entitlement on Committees.
Upon the recommendations in the report being put to the vote, the recommendations were unanimously agreed:
RESOLVED that Council:
1. Council noted the political balance of the Council is:
Ø 37 Members of the Conservative Group;
Ø 24 Members of the Labour Group; and
Ø 2 Members of the Liberal Democrat Group
2. Council agreed the allocation of seats as set out in the tables contained in the Political Balance (Proportionality) report in order to comply with the political balance regulations requiring seats to be allocated proportionately to the political groups on Council.
Publication date: 26/11/2019
Date of decision: 29/10/2019
Decided at meeting: 29/10/2019 - Council