BPC Committees

In accordance with the Local Government Act 1972,section 101-106 and Schedule 12; and Parish & Community Councils (Committees) Regulations 1990 (SI 1990 No 2467)

A local council is empower to appoint one or more committees for the purpose of discharging any of its functions. The membership and terms of office for these committees are fixed by the full council. The council may establish it’s own criteria for appointing members to its committees in Standing Orders.

A committee or working party may include members who are not elected councillors; to be known as co-opted committee members, they have no voting rights.

The term of office of committee members, whether co-opted or elected councillors, shall be fixed by the full council however a committee, wholly, should not hold office beyond the next annual council meeting (held every May). The full council may at any time disband a committee, change its membership, or alter or withdraw the powers delegated to it.

Currently BPC has the following committees…


Asset Management

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