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Policy Group - Purbeck

Information about Purbeck District Council's Policy Group, including its responsibilities, the membership of the Group, meeting dates, and reports and minutes of its meetings.

The role of the Policy Group

The Policy Group makes recommendations to the Council on matters of importance to the District, the development of Council policy, the Council's functions, and its resources.

The Policy Group may appoint Policy Development Panels of between 3 and 7 councillors appointed by agreement between the political group leaders, and chaired by the Leader of the council or the relevant spokesperson, to assist the Policy Group in the development of policy.  The scope of the work of each Policy Development Panel will be set by the Policy Group.

Membership of the Group

The Policy Group is made up of the Leader of the council, Deputy Leader and four other spokespersons appointed by the Leader with responsibility for the particular areas of the Council's activities.

Members of the Policy Group (7) for 2018/19:

  • Leader of Council (Ch): Gary Suttle
  • Deputy Leader / Resources and Efficiencies Portfolio Holder (V/Ch): Barry Quinn

and Portfolio Holders:

Meeting dates

Policy Group meetings will be held at 7pm in the council chamber at Westport House (unless stated otherwise on the agenda for the meeting) on the following dates:

2018/19 municipal year

  • 16 May 2018
  • 18 July 2018
  • 19 September 2018
  • 17 October 2018
  • 30 January 2019

Agendas and minutes

View agendas and minutes for Policy Group meetings:

If you would like to view agendas and minutes of meetings for previous years please contact the Democratic and Electoral Services Manager.

Public participation

The council welcomes attendance by the public at its meetings.  Public participation time, which takes place at the beginning of each meeting, is an opportunity to raise issues of concern or interest.  Find out more about public participation time at the council's meetings.

Democratic and Electoral Services Manager - Purbeck

Name: Kirsty Riglar
Tel: 01929 557221
Full contact details for Democratic and Electoral Services Manager - Purbeck

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