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