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Agenda Item No. 6(i)

 

 

THE VALE OF GLAMORGAN COUNCIL

 

ANNUAL MEETING: 24TH MAY, 2017

 

REPORT OF THE MANAGING DIRECTOR

 

 

ELECTION OF LEADER

 

1.      Part 4(A) of the Constitution - “Council Procedure Rules” provides that the Annual Meeting will elect the Leader.

 

2.      Section 6 of the Constitution - “The Leader” provides as follows:

 

         “6.1 Election and Term of Office

        

         In accordance with Standing Orders, the Leader of the Council will be a Councillor elected to the position of Leader of the Council.  The Leader will hold office until:

 

         (a)       he/she resigns from the office: or

 

         (b)       he/she is suspended from being a councillor under Part III of the Local Government Act 2000 (although he/she may resume office at the end of the period of suspension); or

 

         (c)        he/she is no longer a councillor;

 

         (d)       the next local government election save that the Council may remove the Leader from office at an earlier date, but only in the event of a vote of no confident in the Leader or a change in political control of the Council.”

 

RECOMMENDED - T H A T the Leader of the Council be appointed.

 

Background papers

 

Part 4(A) and Section 6 of the Constitution.

 

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