Decision details

Constitutional Update Report

Decision Maker: Strategy and Resources Committee, Sutton Shareholdings Board

Decision status: Recommendations approved

Is Key decision?: No

Is subject to call in?: No


This report discusses the expectations of the Council in establishing a local authority trading company and reviews the associated governance options for the efficient and effective oversight of the operations of those companies and decision-making in relation to matters reserved to the Council as shareholder.


The Assistant Director - Customers, Commissioning and Governance introduced the report.




Governance Arrangements


1.    Recommend the Sutton Shareholdings Board’s amended terms of reference to Council as a constitutional amendment detailed in Appendix A.


2.    Recommend to Council that authority be delegated to the Monitoring Officer to make any consequential amendments to the Council’s Constitution arising from these recommendations.


Committee Substitutes: Sutton Independent Residents


3.    Recommend to Council that the number of substitutes for committees for the Sutton Independent Residents is increased to two.

Publication date: 08/11/2018

Date of decision: 29/10/2018

Decided at meeting: 29/10/2018 - Strategy and Resources Committee

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