Decision details

Governance Updates

Decision Maker: Council

Decision status: Recommendations Approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


The Chief Officer, Place and Governance submitted a report updating member on political balance following some changes to group memberships and the result of the recent Maryport South by election.


Councillor M Fitzgerald moved the report; this was seconded by Councillor M Johnson


A vote was taken and the and the motion was agreed unanimously.




That –


  1. The appointment of Councillor Paul Scott for the Allerdale Independent Group to the Audit Committee in place of Councillor Janet King be noted
  2. The distribution of seats across committees as set out in paragraph 4.8 of the report be approved, to accord with the rules on proportionality as far as practicable
  3. The political group memberships be confirmed as set out in paragraph 4.11 of the report.



Report author: Sharon Sewell

Publication date: 09/12/2021

Date of decision: 08/12/2021

Decided at meeting: 08/12/2021 - Council

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