Part 4 - Call-in procedure rules
Below are the call-in procedure rules.
- 1 - Scope
- 2 - Publication of Cabinet decisions and implementation
- 3 - Grounds for call-in
- 4 - Call-in procedure
- 5 - Call-in and deferring implementation
- 6 - Consideration by the relevant Scrutiny Committee
- 7 - Action by the relevant Scrutiny Committee
- 8 - Action by the Cabinet, Leader of the Council or Cabinet Member
- 9 - Response to the relevant Scrutiny Committee
- 10 - Call-in of urgent decisions and urgent implementation
- 11 - Call-in of decisions outside the Policy Framework and budge
- 12 - Call-in template
A Cabinet decision or decision by the Leader of the Council or a Cabinet Member and a key decision taken by Officers under delegated powers, may be called in before the expiration of the period referred to in Call-In Procedure Rule 2.3 if:
4.1 At least five Members of the Council give notice in writing to the Chief Executive of their desire to effect a call-in;
4.2 That notice, which shall be substantially in accordance with the template set out at the end of these Call-in Procedure Rules:
4.2.1 Is delivered to the Chief Executive before the end of the fifth working day after the day on which the decision was published; and
4.2.2 Specifies the decision that is the subject of the call-in; and
4.2.3 Specifies under which of the grounds mentioned in paragraph 3 of these rules the call-in is made and gives full particulars of the facts and matters relied upon.
4.3 In the event the only ground for call-in is as specified in Call-In Procedure Rule 3.3, the Chief Executive has signified in writing that in their opinion, the particulars of the facts and matters relied upon and specified in the notice had (or would have had) a significant bearing on that decision.