The full Council
comprises all of the twenty nine Councillors who are elected to the
Council. There are currently 20
Conservative Councillors, 7 Labour Councillors, 1 Green Party
Councillor, 1 independent Councillor and one vacant
seat. Meetings of the full Council are
chaired by the Mayor of Redditch.
The full Council is
responsible for making and approving all policies, strategies and
plans contained in the Council’s policy
framework. The full Council is also
responsible for adopting the budget and for adopting and updating
the Council’s constitution. The
full Council also appoints the Mayor, the Leader of the Council and
Councillors to the Overview and Scrutiny Committee and other
Council Committees and Sub-Committees.
There are four types
of full Council meeting:
the Annual Meeting (when the Mayor and other Council appointments
the Council-Tax setting meeting; and
Members of the public
are welcome to attend meetings of the full Council.