This page lists the meetings for Cabinet.
The Cabinet is a group of
Councillors who work with Council staff to run the Council and take
most decisions except those about major policy issues or setting
the annual budget (which only the Council Meeting can do) or
decisions on whether to give planning permissions or licenses which
only the regulatory committees can do.
The Leader of the Council chairs meetings of the Cabinet and is
elected for a four year term. The Cabinet is made up of seven
Councillors who each have responsibility for special areas of the
Council. The Cabinet can only make decisions within the scope of
the overall Budget and Policy Framework set by the Council Meeting.
If the Cabinet wants to make a decision outside the Budget and
Policy Framework then it has to get the Council Meeting to