Decision details

Appointment of the Leader of the Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No

Decisions:

It was proposed by Councillor Archibald and seconded by Councillor Jarvis that the constitution be amended at Part 4.1 (1.1).

 

Following a vote, it was

 

RESOLVED – That the constitution be amended to provide at Part 4.1 (1.1) (f) as follows to replace the existing wording “elect the Leader (in the year which the current Leader’s term of office expires) with “elects a Leader if so required”. To insert the following, a new Part 2 7.12 “The election of a Leader will take place at the Annual or Ordinary Council Meeting”.

 

Further to Minute C/057 (2010/11), the Council was asked to appoint a Leader of the Council, pursuant to Article 7.03 of the Council’s Constitution, for the balance of his or her term of office as a Councillor in accordance with Part 2 Article 7.08 of the Constitution.

 

It was proposed by Councillor Giles Archibald and seconded by Councillor Andrew Jarvis that Councillor Jonathan Brook be appointed Leader of the Council.

 

Following a vote, it was

 

RESOLVED – That Councillor Jonathan Brook, be elected as Leader of the Council for the balance of his term of office as a Councillor in accordance with Part 2 Article 7.08 of the Constitution.

Publication date: 16/07/2021

Date of decision: 19/05/2021

Decided at meeting: 19/05/2021 - Council

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