Greenwich Council

Decision details.

Establishment of Member-level Bodies for 2019/2020 to deal with matters neither reserved to the Council nor are executive functions.

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


Agreed to establish the following Member-level Bodies for 2019/20 to deal with matters which are neither reserved to the Council nor are executive functions:


          Standing Member-Level Bodies


Audit and Risk Management Panel

Borough-wide Housing Panel (Vice-Chair only)

Corporate Parenting Board

Eltham and Kidbrooke Area Planning Committee

General Purposes Committee

Greenwich Area Planning Committee

Health and Well-Being Board

Highways Committee

Leaseholders Forum (Vice-Chair only)

Licensing Committee

Local Housing Panels (Vice Chairs only)

Margaret McMillan Field Study Centre Sub-Committee

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

Overview and Scrutiny Call In Sub-Committee

Pension Fund Investment and Administration Panel

Planning Board

Scrutiny Panels (x6)

Standards Committee

Standing Advisory Council on Religious Education (SACRE)

Woolwich Area Planning Committee


Consultative Bodies


Greenwich Council Joint Committee

Schools Forum


Agreed the allocation of seats on Member-level bodies as set out in Appendix A of the report.


Agreed the terms of reference of all Member level bodies for 2019/20 (Appendix B of the report) and that Part 3 of the Constitution (Responsibility for Functions) be updated accordingly.


Agreed the Chairs of the Scrutiny Panels for 2019/20 (Appendix C of the report).


Agreed that Dr Susan Blackall be appointed as Chair of the Standards Committee (and consequently Vice-Chair of the Audit and Risk Management Panel) and that Dr Susan Blackall (vice-chair) be appointed as an independent member of the Standards Committee.


Agreed that the Chief Executive be authorised to (a) establish, in consultation with the Party Group Leaders, individual Appointment Panels based on the requirements of the post; and (b) appoint, in consultation with the Leader and Party Whips, Members to Appointment Panel.


Agreed that the Chief Executive, in consultation with the Leader of the Council and the relevant Party Whip, be authorised to appoint to any vacancies on the bodies listed above or any that may arise during the Municipal Year 2019/20.

Publication date: 16/05/2019

Date of decision: 15/05/2019

Decided at meeting: 15/05/2019 - Council Annual Meeting

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