Committee details

Full Council

Purpose of committee

The Full Council is made up of all 36 councillors.


It meets every nine weeks to discuss the decisions and recommendations of other Council committees.


The Full Council is responsible for taking all the major decisions of the Council such as setting the Council Tax rate or items involving major expenditure.


The meetings are chaired by the Mayor of the Council who has the casting vote in debates.


The public can ask questions at Full Council meetings.  You can find details of how to ask questions at Full Council by following the ‘Supporting Information’ link and then clicking ‘Speaking at Committees’.



Contact information

Support officer: Democratic Services. Email: