The full Council comprises all of the twenty nine Councillors who are elected to the Council. There are fifteen Labour Councillors, thirteen Conservative Councillors and one who does not belong to any political group on the Council. Meetings of the full Council are chaired by the Mayor of Redditch.
The full Council is responsible for making and approving all policies, strategies and plans contained in the Council’s policy framework. The full Council is also responsible for adopting the budget and for adopting and updating the Council’s constitution. The full Council also appoints the Mayor, the Leader of the Council and Councillors to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and other Council Committees and Sub-Committees.
There are four types of full Council meeting:
· the Annual Meeting (when the Mayor and other Council appointments are agreed);
· ordinary meetings;
· the Council-Tax setting meeting; and
· extraordinary meetings.
Members of the public are welcome to attend meetings of the full Council.
Support officer: Ivor Westmore.
Redditch Borough Council
Walter Stranz Square
Phone: 01527 64252 (Extn. 3269)
Fax: 01527 65216
Web site: http://www.redditchbc.gov.uk