Issue details

Members Parental Leave Policy

At Council on 20 March 2023, a motion was submitted in accordance with Standing Order 13. Council believed that to ensure that in so far as possible, Members are able to take parental leave at the time of birth or adoption and that reasonable and appropriate arrangements are in place to provide cover during any period of leave taken. The Motion was carried and requested that a report be submitted to the Constitution & Standards Committee for consideration and that a proposed policy be submitted as referral to Council for consideration in October 2023.

Decision type: Non-key

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Decision due: 28 Sep 2023 by Constitution and Standards Committee

Lead director: Director of Law and Corporate Services (Monitoring Officer)

Agenda items


  • Members Parental Leave Policy