Councillors, committees and decisions
You can also view the contact details and roles of councillors, their statutory declarations of interests and gifts and hospitality received.
Committee agendas, reports and minutes
Access our archive of past and present committees:
- view the current memberships of each committee
- view the key decisions lists
- search for Leader’s urgent decisions and cabinet members' decisions
We try to ensure that as much information as possible about the work of these committees is publically available but we have to withhold certain items from publication to protect sensitive information.
Audio recordings of full council meetings
Audio recordings of Full Council meetings have been available since 30 June 2010. To hear the recordings visit the Full Council meetings page, select a meeting date, and the audio recording link is at the top of the ‘items’ list on each page. MP3 files will play when you click the audio links. You can also download and save the files to play later.
Stay in touch by signing up to electronic copies of agendas and minutes for individual committees.
Take part in the democratic process
Find out how you can get involved in the democratic process - including petitions, public questions to Council, and deputations.
Read about the council's scrutiny committees and their key responsibilities.
Councillors receive a financial allowance for carrying out their roles and responsibilities. Below you can view the current allowances scheme and see what allowances were paid out in the last two financial years.
- Members' allowances scheme 2019-20 (pdf 136KB)
- Allowances paid in 2018-19 (pdf 91KB)
- Allowances paid in 2017-18 (pdf 42KB)
Councillors’ gifts and hospitality
MPs and MEPs
Find out who your MPs, MEPs and GLA representatives are.
On our transparency page you can find information on senior officer salaries, spending on suppliers and contracts, our asset register, parking, and more.