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Gloucestershire County Council Constitution

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Rules of procedure

Part 4 - rules of procedure covers the following topics:

  1. Annual meeting of the County Council
  2. Ordinary Meetings
  3. Extraordinary Meetings
  4. Location and times of full Council meetings
  5. Notice and summons to meetings
  6. Chair of meeting
  7. Quorum
  8. Questions from the public
  9. Questions by members
  10. Notices of motion
  11. Motions without notice
  12. Rules of debate
  13. Previous decisions and motions
  14. Voting
  15. Minutes
  16. Record of attendance
  17. Exclusion of the public
  18. Members of conduct
  19. Members interests in contracts and other matters
  20. Disturbance by the public
  21. Photography and audio recordings of meetings
  22. Electronic communication
  23. Suspension and amendment of Procedural Standing Orders
  24. Authority of the Chair
  25. Group Leaders and Lead Members
  26. Application of Procedural Standing Orders to the other Council bodies
  27. Election of Chair and Vice-Chair of committees
  28. Appointment of substitute members of committees
Page updated: 01/02/2023 Page updated by: Gloucestershire County Council

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