Warwick District Council's Committee Details

Council

Council

Council is responsible for setting the budget, council tax and signficiant policies for the area.

Employment Committee

The Committee is responsible for setting policies relating to staffing matters as well as approving the staffing structure of the Council.

Executive

The Executive is the Council's main decision making body, responsible for providing effective strategic leadership.

Finance and Audit Scrutiny Committee

The prime purpose of the Committee is to hold the Executive to account and review specific issues within service areas but with a focus on use of resources.

Joint meeting of the Overview & Scrutiny and Finance & Audit Scrutiny Committees

This is a meeting of the Council's two Overview & Scrutiny Committees when they meet together to consider items of relevance to both of them.

Licensing & Regulatory Committee

Committee taking responsibility for Regulatory and Licensing functions, previously (prior to May 2014) handled by two separate Committees

Licensing & Regulatory Panels

Sub-committees responsible for determining applications made to the authority under the Licensing Act 2003 and Gambling Act 2005 when representations have been made, and for determining taxi driver license

Overview and Scrutiny Committee

The prime purpose of the Committee is to hold the Executive to account and review specific issues within service areas.

Health Scrutiny Sub-Committee

A sub-committee of the Overview and Scrutiny Committee that will deal with health and wellbeing issues only.

Planning Committee

The Planning Committee is responsible for the determination of planning applications.

Standards Committee

The Standards Committee main purpose is to promote and maintain high standards of conduct and governance within the Council and within the Parish and Town Councils within the District.

Hearing Panel

To determine cases of potential breaches of the Code of Conduct