The General Purposes Group consists of 6
Members of the Council (plus 1 Independent Co-opted Member of
Standards Committee when the Group is considering making
recommendations to Council as to the appointment of Independent
Persons to serve on the Standards Committee) and the terms of
reference are as follows:-
To consider any matters relating to electoral registration,
elections or electoral boundaries which have not been delegated to
the Electoral Registration Officer or Returning Officer.
To recommend to the Council the appointment of an Electoral
Registration Officer and Returning Officer.
To recommend to the Council the appointment of Independent Persons
to serve on the Standards Committee.
To be responsible for the appointment of the Independent
Remuneration Panel for Members’ Allowances.
To consider matters relating to the Mayoralty where
To approve the Council Tax Base.
To appoint Council nominees to outside bodies and seminars as