Committee details

Strategy and Resources Committee

Purpose of committee

Questions from the Public


Members of the public who live, work, attend an educational establishment or own or lease land in the Borough  may submit a written question to, or ask a question verbally at meetings of the Strategy and Resource Committee on matters within the committee’s Terms of Reference.


Written questions must be submitted to the Council’s Chief Legal Officer. The written question must arrive by noon on the tenth working day before the day of the meeting. For example, for a meeting on a Tuesday, the request must therefore arrive by noon on the Tuesday two weeks before the meeting.


Terms of Reference



Terms of Reference

Number of Councillors

Strategy & Resources Committee

1     The Budget and Policy Framework, for submission to the Council

2     Implementation and monitoring of treasury management policies

3     Constitution[1]

4     Human Resource Management (HR policies and practices, salaries, conditions of service)

 5    Asset management including the purchase, management and disposal of real property owned or held by the Council (note other committees may have management responsibilities restricted to service provision)

6     Exercise of the Council’s powers as Trustee of any land or  money held by the Council in trust

7     Electoral matters including polling stations, ward boundaries

8     Community right to Challenge and Community Right to bid for Assets of Community Value

9     To exercise the Council’s powers and rights as a shareholder in respect of any company in which the Council has a shareholding

10   Investment strategy

11   The Corporate Governance Framework (jointly with the Chairmen of Standards and Audit, Crime & Disorder and Scrutiny Committees)

12   Data quality and corporate risk management

13   The local economy and regeneration

14   Emergency planning and business continuity

15   Council tax & Housing benefits administration

16   Civic and ceremonial matters

17   Dealing (at first instance) with any matters of general policy which do not fall within the terms of reference of any other committee and are not reserved to the Full Council.




[1] Note remit of Standards Committee on Rules of Procedure


Contact information

Support officer: Democratic Services, email: tel: 01372 732000