Committee structure

Details on the membership and role of each of the Council’s committees can be found by clicking on the links below.


The Executive and Executive Committees

The Executive and its committees are appointed by the Leader to undertake specific executive functions either in a decision-making capacity or to advise the Executive on specific issues before it makes a decision.

Regulatory Committees

The following committees have been appointed by the council to exercise its regulatory functions and those functions which are not carried out by the Executive.

Overview & Scrutiny Commission and Overview and Scrutiny Panels

The main role of the Overview and Scrutiny Commission is to ensure that robust and efficient arrangements for the delivery of the overview and scrutiny function are put in place.


The main task of the Overview and Scrutiny Commission and its panels is to conduct in-depth policy reviews identified in their work programmes, but they will also monitor the performance of one or two allocated directorates and the decisions of the Executive.

Statutory Bodies

Advisory Bodies

Other Committees


Quarterly Service Reports

This section provides links to the quarterly service reports (formerly known as performance monitoring reports/quarterly operations reports) which are produced by departments together with the Chief Executive’s quarterly corporate performance overview report.


Choose the year you wish to refer to and then the date on which the quarter ended:


30 June – Quarter 1

30 September – Quarter 2

31 December – Quarter 3

31 March – Quarter 4


Click on the date to open the report.  If the report includes more than one document, you can obtain a complete copy of the document by selecting the “Agenda Reports Pack”.