The Executive is appointed by the Leader and
is responsible both for proposing new policy and the budget to the
Council and for implementing and delivering the agreed policy
framework and budget.
The Executive consists of up to ten members
from the majority group and responsibilities are divided into
portfolios with each Executive member holding a
The work of the Executive is set out in a
Forward Work Programme which contains the key
decisions the Executive expects to make over the next four or more
months. It also gives notice of any reports which will be discussed
in Exempt (Confidential) session from which the public and press
The Executive agenda gives notice of
meetings and details the items to be considered, including brief
details of any items to be discussed in Exempt.
The day after the meeting, a Decision Bulletin is published which lists the Executive
decisions taken and sets out those matters that can be called-in
for scrutiny by the Overview & Scrutiny Committees.