Warwick District Council's Committee Details

Council

Council

Council is responsible for setting the budget, council tax and signficiant policies for the area.

Audit & Standards Committee

The Committee has two main purposes: (1) to promote and maintain high standards of conduct and governance within the Council and within the Parish and Town Councils within the District; (2) to act as the Audit Committee for the Council.

Cabinet

The Cabinet is the Council's main decision making body, responsible for providing effective strategic leadership.

Joint Cabinet Committee of Stratford-on-Avon and Warwick District Councils

The purpose of the Joint Committee at present is to enable the two Council’s to work more closely in developing a combined Local Development Plan for South Warwickshire and ensuring that decisions are taken collectively and in a timely manner. The Joint Committee will not at present undertake any other function than those defined within the terms of reference below and, as defined by law, and as such the adoption of the South Warwickshire Local Development Plan Document / Local Plan will remain with the individual Council’s for final approval. Each Councill will be represented by three Councillors from the respective Cabinets

Employment Committee

The Committee is responsible for setting policies relating to staffing matters along with the recruitment and disciplinary matters relating to the Chief Executive, Deputy Chief Executive, Programme Director for Climate Change and Heads of Service.

Employment Sub-Committee - Head of Finance

A sub-Committee of Employment Committee set up to recruit a Head of Service - Finance

Licensing & Regulatory Committee

Committee taking responsibility for Regulatory and Licensing functions, previously (prior to May 2014) handled by two separate Committees

Licensing & Regulatory Panels

Sub-committees responsible for determining applications made to the authority under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 when representations have been made, and for determining taxi driver license

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

The prime purpose of the Committee is to hold the Cabinet to account and review specific issues within service areas.

Planning Committee

The Planning Committee is responsible for the determination of planning applications.