Committee details

Council Meeting

Purpose of committee

Logo for Council Meeting

The Council Meeting involves all members of the Council and usually meets every six weeks in the Council Chamber, Town Hall, Stockport.

The Council Meeting is chaired by the Mayor of Stockport. 

The responsibilities of the Council Meeting include making decisions on the strategic direction of the Council through the adoption of the Policy Framework and Budget, and for amending the Constitution.

The Council Meeting also appoints Leader of the Council (Cabinet Leader) and the membership of the Scrutiny and Ordinary Committees, in addition to the Mayor and Deputy Mayor.

At each Council Meeting members of the public are permitted to ask a question to a specific Councillor.

Questions must be submitted in writing 30 minutes prior to the start of the meeting.

You can also submit a question electronically using the 'Online Form'

Watch the Council Meeting Webcast

Meetings of the Council Meeting are available to view ‘live’ or up to twelve months after the meeting has taken place by visiting out webcast website.

Membership

Contact information

Support officer: Damian Eaton. (0161 474 3207)

Postal address:
Democratic Services
Town Hall
Stockport
SK1 3XE

Phone: 0161 474 3216

Fax: 0161 474 3240

Email: democratic.services@stockport.gov.uk

Web site: http://www.stockport.gov.uk/democracy