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Committee Membership 

Councillor Jon Hubbard - Deputy Town Mayor (Chair)
Councillor Caroline Andrewes (Vice Chair)
Councillor Kathy Iles
Councillor Martin Pain 
Councillor Hayley Spencer
Councillor Terri Welch
Councillor Richard Wiltshire

Terms of Reference - as adopted by Full Council on 15th May 2017


  • The committee shall consist of seven members.

Delegated Business

  • The committee has delegated authority to deal the following matters to conclusion:
  • Review the Town Council’s Policy Documents and update as necessary at the request of the Town Council;
  • Make any changes to policy as requested by the Town Council;
  • Review and revise Standing Orders and Committee Terms of Reference at the request of the Town Council, advising the Town Council when such review and revision may become necessary;
  • Set up such Sub-Committees and Working Groups as necessary on which the Chair and Vice Chair of Policy and Performance shall normally serve by default (see Standing Orders Clause 42);
  • Monitor and report on the performance of the Town Council in meeting the objectives set out in its Corporate Plan;
  • Monitor and report on the performance of the Town Council on matters relating to the budget and finance;
  • Monitor and report on the performance of the Town Council on matters relating to customer satisfaction and reputation management;
  • Attend to matters referred by the Town Council or not specific to another Committee;

Referred Business

  • The Committee will consider and make recommendations to the Town Council on the following matters:
  • All matters of policy;
  • Budget estimates to be prepared no later than November each year;
  • Monitoring the performance of the Town Council in meeting its obligations, Corporate Plan and internal objectives.

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