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 firstname.lastname@example.org.
Notice for public questions must be put in writing to the Monitoring Officer no later than midday three working days before the meeting and should be sent to email@example.com
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 email. Their contact details can be found further down this page.
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 firstname.lastname@example.org
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 email@example.com 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 Julie McManus (Deputy Chair)
- Councillor Paul Stuart
- Councillor Paul Hayes
- Councillor Amanda Onwuemene
- Councillor Phil Gilchrist
- Bryn Griffiths (Committee Officer)
- 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: Bryn Griffiths, Senior Democratic Services Officer. Tel: 0151 691 8117 email: firstname.lastname@example.org