Agenda

Annual Meeting, Council
Friday, 20th May, 2022 2.30 pm

Venue: Council Chamber, Gateshead Civic Centre

Contact: Roz Patterson 

Items
No. Item

1.

Election of Mayor

To elect a Member of the Council to be Mayor of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead for the ensuing municipal year.

2.

Election of Deputy Mayor

To elect a Member of the Council to be Deputy Mayor of the Metropolitan Borough of Gateshead for the ensuing municipal year.

3.

Appointment of Leader

To appoint the Leader of the Council.

4.

Election of Councillors pdf icon PDF 10 KB

The Chief Executive will report the results of the Municipal Elections held on 5 May 2022.

5.

Appointment of Deputy Leader and Cabinet

To inform the members of the appointment of the Deputy Leader of the Council and the Cabinet for the ensuing year.

6.

Allocation of Seats pdf icon PDF 21 KB

The Leader of the Council will move:

 

“That in accordance with Sections 15 and 16 of the Local Government and Housing Act 1989, the allocation of seats on those bodies to which the Act applies, to the various political groups represented on the Council, as set out in the schedule, be approved.”

7.

Appointments to Committees of the Council and Other Bodies Exercising Non Executive Functions pdf icon PDF 272 KB

(i)         The Leader of the Council will move the nominations of the Gateshead Council Labour Group to the following bodies:

 

(a)   Planning and Development, Licensing, Regulatory, Appeals, Rights of Way, Personnel Appeals, Special Appointments, Contracts, Audit and Standards, and Accounts Committees; Pensions and Pay Discretions Sub-Committee; and Health and Wellbeing Board

(b)   Overview and Scrutiny Committees

(c)   Northumbria Police and Crime Panel and North Durham STP Joint Health Scrutiny Committee;

(d)   Honours Advisory Group

(e)   Outside bodies dealing with functions which are not wholly an executive responsibility

 

(ii)        The Leader of the opposition group will move the nominations of the Liberal

Democrat Group to the following bodies:

 

(a)   Planning and Development, Licensing, Regulatory, Appeals, Rights of Way, Personnel Appeals, Special Appointments, Contracts, Audit and Standards, and Accounts Committees; Pensions and Pay Discretions Sub-Committee; and Health and Wellbeing Board

(b)   Overview and Scrutiny Committees

(c)   Northumbria Police and Crime Panel and North Durham STP Joint Health Scrutiny Committee;

(d)   Honours Advisory Group

(e)   Outside bodies dealing with functions which are not wholly an executive responsibility

 

 

Note: In accordance with the constitution, the Cabinet at its first meeting will appoint members of:

 

·        Advisory groups

·        Bodies of the Council dealing with executive functions

·        Joint committees and joint authorities dealing with executive functions

·        Outside bodies dealing with executive functions

·        Youth and community organisations

Additional documents:

8.

Appointment of Chairs and Vice Chairs pdf icon PDF 11 KB

In accordance with Council Procedure Rule 28.1 to appoint Chairs and Vice Chairs of the bodies listed in Annex 1A to Part 3 of the Constitution.