Decision details

Decision Maker: Cabinet

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No



RECOMMENDED:        1)            That the updated criteria proposed by the Corporate Performance Panel, subject to the additional changes shown in appendix 3 to the report, be adopted.


2)               That the changes to the Constitution shown in appendix 4 of the report be approved.


Reason for Recommendation


The award of Freedom of the Borough is a non-executive function of the Council (Functions Regulations 2000, Schedule 1 paragraph E3). Constitutional Changes are needed in order to effect the amendments to the criteria and process for the award/revocation.

Full Council asked the CPP to review the award criteria; the Council’s legal team have reviewed those criteria and provided comments and proposed constitutional changes. 

Cabinet are invited to review the updated criteria and the constitutional changes and recommend to Full Council that they be approved.

Publication date: 09/03/2023

Date of decision: 07/03/2023

Decided at meeting: 07/03/2023 - Cabinet

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