1. INTRODUCTION

In accordance with the Constitution the Council is required to appoint members to serve on its committees and to allocate those seats so that they reflect the overall political composition of the Council.

2. POLITICAL BALANCE AND COMPOSITION OF COMMITTEES

SCRUTINY COMMITTEE

NO OF SEATS TO BE ALLOCATED

64

PLAID CYMRU GROUP ALLOCATION

24

LABOUR GROUP ALLOCATION

20

INDEPENDENT GROUP ALLOCATION

18

UNAFFILIATED

MEMBERS’ ALLOCATION

2

Policy & Resources

13

5

4

4

0

Environmental & Public Protection

13

5

4

4

0

Community

13

5

4

4

0

Education & Children

13

5

4

3

1

Social Care & Health

12

4

4

3

1

TOTAL

64

24

20

18

2

COMMITTEE / PANEL

NO OF SEATS TO BE ALLOCATED

99

PLAID CYMRU GROUP

38

LABOUR GROUP

31

INDEPENDENT GROUP

28

UNAFFILIATED

2

APPEALS

7

3

2

2

0

APPOINTMENTS DIRECTORS (LEADER + 6 EBM’S + 9 NON EXECUTIVE BOARD MEMBERS)

16

6

5

5

0

APPOINTMENTS HEADS OF SERVICE (3 EBM’S + 6 NON-EXECUTIVE MEMBERS)

9

3

3

3

0

AUDIT

8

3

3

2

0

DEMOCRATIC SERVICES

5

2

2

1

0

HOUSING REVIEW PANEL

(+1 PERMANENT SUBSTITUTE PER GROUP)

7

3

1

2

1

INVESTMENT PANEL

3

1

1

1

0

LICENSING

15

6

5

4

0

MEMBERS’ APPOINTMENTS

8

3

2

2

1

PLANNING

(+3 PERMANENT SUBSTITUTES / GROUP)

18

7

6

5

0

STANDARDS

3

1

1

1

0

TOTAL

99

38

31

28

2

3. COMPOSITION OF COMMITTEES AND THE INVESTMENT PANEL