(Meetings are usually open to the
The Executive is appointed by the
Leader of the Council and may have between 2 and 9 members who will
normally be charged with responsibility for specific executive
functions - their portfolio.
The main functions of the Leader and
the Executive are:
To develop and
propose the policy framework to the Council.
responsible for all executive decision-making within the policy
framework by the executive as a whole, individual portfolio holders
or a committee of the executive.
The Executive may appoint
non-Executive councillors to assist with policy
Meetings will normally be held in
public, but may be held in private if no "key" decisions are to be