Constitution and Standards Committee
Purpose of committee
This committee is responsible for keeping under review all aspects of the Council’s Constitution so as to ensure that it remains current and fit for purpose.
Wirral Council is fully committed to equalities and our obligations under The Equality Act 2010 and Public Sector Equality Duty.
We encourage people who have a protected characteristic to participate in public meetings and in the democratic process. If you have any adjustments that would help you attend or participate at this meeting, please let us know as soon as possible and we would be happy to facilitate where possible. Please contact email@example.com.
Public questions must be submitted no later than midday three working days before the meeting and are done so via this link: Public Question Form
Please note, anyone submitting public questions via email will be referred to the link above.
If you do not receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your question by the deadline for submission, please telephone the relevant Committee Services Officer to confirm we have received your form. Their contact details can be found further down this page, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
A member of the public may speak on up to two non-procedural items on any agenda if notice has been given no later than midday three working days before themeeting. No speech should exceed three minutes. Please give notice to email@example.com
If you do not receive an acknowledgement of receipt of your statement by the deadline for submission, please telephone the relevant Committee Services Officer to confirm we have received your email. Their contact details can be found further down this page.
Petitions may be presented to the Committee if provided to Democratic and Member Services no later than 10 working days before the meeting, at the discretion of the Chair. The person presenting the petition will be allowed to address the meeting briefly (not exceeding three minute) to outline the aims of the petition. The Chair will refer the matter to another appropriate body of the Council within whose terms of reference it falls without discussion, unless a relevant item appears elsewhere on the Agenda. If a petition contains more than 5,000 signatures, it will be debated at a subsequent meeting of the Committee for up to 15 minutes, at the discretion of the Chair. Please give notice of petitions to firstname.lastname@example.org in advance of the meeting.
For further information about how we use the personal data of individuals speaking at Council and Committee meetings, please see the following document: Document Data Protection Protocol for Public Speakers at Committees | Wirral Council
- Councillor Tony Cox (Chair)
- Councillor Gary Bennett
- Councillor Phil Gilchrist (Spokesperson)
- Councillor Judith Grier (Spokesperson)
- Councillor Tom Laing
- Councillor Tony Murphy
- Councillor Mike Sullivan
- Chris Jones (Co-Optee)
- Professor Ronald Samuel Jones (Co-Optee)
- Grahame Kerr (Co-Optee)
- Angela Lloyd-Prince (Co-Optee)
- James McCosh (Co-Optee)
- Alan Wilson (Co-Optee)
Support officer: Katy Brown, Senior Democratic Services Officer. Tel: 0151 691 8543 email: email@example.com